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PARODY. Old-Time, Breakdown. USA; Iowa, Nebraska. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Christeson's informant, Bill Stroll, says this tune was often used by fiddlers as a substitute when requested to play "Devil's Dream (1)". It was Stroll who offered the name "Parody" for the tune while fiddler Bob Walters was playing it for a recording in 1950. Another version, from Pennsylvania, is printed by Bayard (1981, No. 426, p. 405) where it appears as an untitled schottische.

Uncle Bob Walters (1889-1960)

Source for notated version: Bob Walters [1] (Burt County, Nebraska) [Christeson].

Printed sources: R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddlers Repertory, vol. 1), 1973; No. 13, p. 11.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
See a banjo tab transcription [2]




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