X:1 % T:Richmond Square D:Paramount 3184 (78 RPM), Charlie Poole & His Alleghany Highlanders (1929) M:C| L:1/8 Z:transcribed by Andy Kuntz AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D f2f2 fgfe|f2 fe d2ef|g2e2 e2ef|ga^g=g f2e2| d2f2 fgfe|defg a2f2|gfed cABc|d2 ec d2a2| faff fgfe|f2 fe d2ef|g2 e2 e2f2|fagg f2 e2| d2f2 fgfe|defg a2f2|gfed cABc|d2 dc d3a-|| K:A |:a2 aa a2 cd|efed cece|BcBc BABc|B(cc)B c2B2| A2 AA A2 cd|efed cdcd|B(cc)B G2E2|A2 AA A3a-:|
RICHMOND SQUARE. American, Reel (cut time). D Major ('A' part) & A Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Richmond Square" was recorded in New York City in May, 1929, by Charlie Poole’s  (1892-1931) band, called variously the North Carolina Ramblers and the Allegheny Highlanders, probably to avoid contractual problems between Paramount Records and Brunswick . The group’s personnel for the May, 1929, date consisted of Charlie Poole (banjo), Lonnie Austin (fiddle), Odell Smith (fiddle), Roy Harvey (guitar) and Lucy Terry (piano).