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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 [1] (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).

Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers


Additional notes

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Recorded sources: - Paramount 3184 (78 RPM), 1929, Charlie Poole & His Alleghany Highlanders. JSP Records ‎JSP7734, “Charlie Poole with the North Carolina Ramblers and the Highlanders” (2005). Tompkins Square Records, "Charlie Poole with the Highlanders: The Complete Paramount & Brunswick Recordings, 1929" (2013).

See also listing at:
Hear Charlie Poole's recording on youtube.com [2]



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