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ROSCOE’S WALTZ. AKA – "Flying Indian Waltz," “Roscoe Parish Waltz.” Old-Time, Waltz. AAB. Recorded by Hart & Blech and Bruce Molsky, learned from fiddler and banjo player Roscoe Parish (1897-1984) of Coal Creek, Virginia. The tune is a crooked waltz-time version of the Scottish air and jig “Muckin' o' Geordie's Byre.” Kerry Blech notes that he later found an almost note-for-note version of “Muckin'” in Samuel Bayard’s book Dance to the Fiddle, March to the Fife (1981), a volume of southwestern Pennsylvania-collected fife and fiddle tunes.
Roscoe & Leone Parish


Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: - Yodel-Ay-Hee 011, Bruce Molsky – “Warring Cats” (1993). Swing Cat 1618, Hart & Blech – “A Devil of a Row” (2001).

See also listing at:
Hear a 1980's field recording by Andy Cahan and Alice Gerrard of Roscoe Parish playing the tune at Slippery Hill [1]
See another standard notation transcription by Don Borchelt [2]



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