Annotation:Riding in a Old Model 'T'

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RIDING IN AN OLD MODEL 'T'. American, Reel (cut time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). The title refers to the Model T Ford, the first mass-produced gasoline powered car in the United States. The tune was one of six sides recorded by the Dixie Ramblers in March, 1937, in Birmingham, Alabama, one of the last string bands to record. The group consisted of Oscar Stockton (fiddle), Wallace Wimberly (tenor banjo), Willie Dubois (banjo), and brothers Henry and Joe Lowery (guitars), who hailed from Russellville, Alabama, in the northwestern part of the state.

Additional notes

Recorded sources : - American Record Corp. ARC 7-06-33 (78 RPM), The Dixie Ramblers (1937). County 548, The Dixie Ramblers - "Ridin' in an Old Model 'T'" (1986). Document Records DOCD-8032, "Alabama String Bands: 1924-1937." Marimac 9110, The Dixie Ramblers - "It'll Never Happen Again: Old Time String Bands, vol. 1" (c. 1985, orig. rec. 1937).

See also listing at :
See Austin Rogers' standard notation transcription [1]
Hear the Dixie Ramblers' 1937 recording on [2] and at Slippery Hill [3]

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