Annotation:Tramp Waltz

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TRAMP WALTZ. American, Waltz (3/4 time). A "Tramp Waltz" was recorded in Memphis, Tenn., in 1928 by steel guitar bluesman Lemuel Turner (Victor 21292-B, 78 RPM). It is not yet known if fiddler John Baltzell's "Tramp Waltz" is the same melody or not.

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Recorded sources : - Edison 5411 (78 RPM), 1927, John Baltzell {Baltzell was a native of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, as was minstrel Dan Emmett (d. 1904). Emmett returned to the town in 1888, poor, but later taught Baltzell to play the fiddle}.

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