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X:1 T:Old Twenty-Two T:Old 22 N:From the playing of Lynn "Chirps" Smith (b.1952), from Charles N:Blee's "Ball Room and Country Dance Music" (1926), Ft. Wayne, Ind. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Field Recorders Collective FRC 608, "Chirps Smith Home Recordings" (2015) D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C ED|[C2E2][E2c2] [Ec]B[Ec]d|c2G2E2G2|D2d2 d^cde|d2B2 AGED| [C2E2][E2c2] [Ec]B[Ec]d|c2G2E2G2|+slide+[A3A3]c B2d2|cBAB c2:| |:c2|+slide+[e4e4][c3e3][ce]-|[A2e2]G2E2G2|ea2b aged|egab aged| +slide+[e4e4][c3e3][ce]-|[A2e2]G2E2G2|+slide+[A3A3]c B2d2|cBAB c2:||

OLD TWENTY-TWO. AKA - "Old 22." American, Reel (cut time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). Learned by the Volo Bogtrotters from Paul Tyler, who learned it from a tune book published in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 1926 by Charles Blee, a carpenter by trade.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Charles Blee (Ball Room and Country Dance Music: Quadrilles, Schottisches, Watlzes, Polkas and the Danish, Rye Waltz, Varsouvienna, Oxford Minuet), Ft. Wayne, Ind., 1926.

Recorded sources : - Chirps Smith - "Chirps' Home Recordings, vol. 2" (2004)

See also listing at :
Hear the tune at Slippery Hill [1]

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