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X:1 T:Steeley Rag S:A.L. "Red" Steeley (1893-1969, Dallas, Texas) M:C| L:1/8 R:Country Rag D:County CD 3525, "Old Time Texas String Bands vol. 2" D:Brunswick 526 (78 RPM) "Red" & Mildred Steeley (1930) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/steeley-rag Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D +slide+d4-|:Sd2+slide+d'2ba fd|edfd e(d-B-A-|B)d-d4-d(=f|[M:3/2]^f)a3 fd3-d4-| [M:C|]d2+slide+d'2ba fd|edfd e(d-B-A-|c)a- ac- c[c3a3]|+slide+fdBA FDB,A,| D2 d'2 bafd|e=f^fd e(d-B-A-|B)d-d4-d(=f|[M:3/2]^f)a3 fd3-d2A,B,|| [M:C|][CD]-[D2D2]E F-[A2A2](=f|^f)a2(=f ^f)dBA|FAB(=f ^f)de(=f|[M:3/2]^f)dBA d4- d2B2-S||



STEELEY RAG, THE. AKA - "Steeley's Rag." American, Country Rag/Blues (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. A country rag (or raggy-blues tune) from Dallas/Ft. Worth fiddler A.L. "Red" Steeley (1893-1969), who recorded the tune in November, 1930, in Dallas, backed by his wife Mildred on guitar. Steeley was one-half of the group Red Headed Fiddlers, along with "Red" Gramham.

A.L. "Red" Steeley

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Recorded sources: - Brunswick 526 (78 RPM) "Red" & Mildred Steeley (1930). County CD 3525, Red Headed Fiddlers - "Old Time Texas String Bands vol. 2." (Various artists). Musical Traditions MT 103, Red Headed Fiddlers - "Yearlings in the Canebrake" (1994).

See also listing at:
Hear A.L. Steeley's 1930 recording at Slippery Hill [1] and youtube.com [2].



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