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SIERRA SWING. USA, swing tune (whole or cut time). G major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "Sierra Swing" composer Marvin Standiford (1919 - 1995) was a prominent California fiddler. He submitted this tune to the National Old Time Fiddlers Association newsletter with this note: "Dear sir, I am sending a copy of a tune I composed in 1987 which I called Sierra Swing. Roscoe and Ossie White helped me put it on tape at the 1988 contest at Niland, Calif. Then Roscoe put it on paper for me. I would like to share it with other musicians who might like it. I get a lot of requests to play it at our jam sessions. I also have some other tunes I have composed if anybody should be interested. If you want to print this one in your paper, I would feel honored."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - National Old Time Fiddlers Association newsletter, 1991. M.C. Pigg (Bremerton, Washington) [Williams].

Printed sources : - Stuart Williams (The Evergreen Fiddler vol. II), 2006; p. 7.

See also listing at :
Hear and see Marvin play this tune (with Wally Bloom on harmony) on YouTube at [1]

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