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X:1 T:Old Brass Wagon N:From the playing of fiddler Homer Edgar "Slim" Miller (1898-1962) from N:Lizton, Hendricks County, Indiana. Miller had a 20 year career as a fiddler N:and comedian at the Renfro Valley Barn Dance, Ky. The tune was transcribed N:from a recording of a 1937 radio broadcast. M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Fast" D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/4131 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G +slide+d3d d2B-c|d2 fe d2B2|d3d d2(ef|e2)d2B2d2| dd3 d2B-c|d2fe d2B2|d2dd d2dB|A2A2B2d2|| +slide+a2-|a3a a2de-|f2 ed B2d2|+slide+[e3e3][ee][e3e3]e-|fafe d2d2| +slide+a3a a2de-|fafe d2B2|+slide+[e3e3][ee][e2e2][e2e2]|fafe d2d2||

OLD BRASS WAGON. American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune was played by fiddlerHomer Edgar "Slim"Miller, originally from Lizton, Hendricks County, central Indiana, who worked for over 20 years (beginning in 1939) as an old time fiddler and comedian on the Renfro Valley Barn Dance, Kentucky. Prior to that he had played on the WLS National Barn Dance in Chicago for five years. He played this tune on a radio broadcast in 1937 with his band The Corncrackers.

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Hear Slim Miller's 1937 radio broadcast recording at Berea Sound Archives [1]

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