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NIXON'S FAREWELL. American, Breakdown. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed on the occasion of President Nixon's resignation in the mid-1970's by Curtis Bouterse (San Diego, California). Since then the tune has been folk-processed into several versions.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 147.
Recorded sources: Clyde Curley - "Tunes of the Gods: Old-Time Music for the Mandolin" (1994).
See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources