Old Number Nine Rag

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OLD NUMBER NINE RAG. AKA - "Old Number 9 Rag." Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Missouri. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. While "No. 9" could be applied to anything, it is possible it refers to a steam locomotive.

Bill Katon (1865-1934) [1]

Source for notated version: African-American fiddler Bill Katon [2] {or Caton} (Tebbetts, Calloway County, central Missouri), via Keith Orchard in 1971 [Christeson].

Printed sources: R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddler's Repertory, vol. 2), 1984; p. 84.

Recorded sources:




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