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X:1 T:Old Mose [2] N:From the playing of farmer and fiddler Howard Sims (1896-1977) of N:Modesto, southern Illinois M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Pickaway Press, Howard Sims - "Dear Old Illinois" (2007) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/old-mose Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C (3G,A,B,|C2C2 EFGE| F2 F2 ABcA|G2F2 EDC2 |D4 DE DC| C2C2 EF G2|F2F2 ABcA|G2G2 A2B2|c4 c4:| |:c2B2c2e2|dcBA G2AB|c2B2c2e2|d4d2 A(A/B/| c2)B2c2e2|dcBA G2 AB|c2E2 FE D2|C4 C4:|]



OLD MOSE [2]. AKA - "Old Moses." American, Reel (cut time). C Major (Sims): G Major (Canote). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB or AABB. Sometimes played in the key of 'G'. From the playing of fiddler Garry Harrison (1954-2012), who collected it from farmer and fiddler Howard Sims (1896-1977) of Modesto, southern Illinois . Howard Marshall says the "Old Moses" title is from extreme southwest Missouri (may refer to "Old Mose (1)]]."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Howard Sims (Illinois) [Harrison & Burgess]; Greg Canote (Seattle) [Silberberg].

Printed sources : - Harrison & Burgess (Dear Old Illinois), 2007; p. Silberberg (Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern), 2002; p. 112.

Recorded sources : - Pickaway Press, Howard Sims - "Dear Old Illinois" (2007. Various artists). Rayna Gellert & Susie Goehring - "Starch & Iron."

See also listing at :
Hear Howard Sims' field recording at Slippery Hill [:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/old-mose ]
Hear/see Rayna and Dan Gellert play a key of 'G' twin fiddle version of the tune at youtube.com [1]



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