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THREE O'CLOCK IN THE MORNING. American, Waltz (3/4 time). USA, Arizona. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). "wikipedia:Three O'Clock in the Morning" was a waltz composed by wikipedia:Julián Robledo (1887–1940), an Argentine tango composer born in Spain, written as a piano solo and published in New Orleans in 1919. It was immensely popular in the 1920's (popularized by Paul Whiteman's million-selling recording) and versions entered a number of genres, including contemporary dance music, swing, bluegrass, contest and old-time fiddle styles. Arizona fiddler Kenner C. Kartchner recalled that it "came about 1910," misremembering by a decade.

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Recorded sources : - Decca 27432 (78 rpm), The Andrews sisters with Vic Schoen and his orchestra (1946). Rounder Records 004, Clark Kessinger – “Old Time Music with Fiddle and Guitar: (1972). Stoneway 104, “Chubby Wise and his Fiddle” (1969). Victor 18940-A (78 RPM), Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra (1922).

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