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X:1 T:Uncle Mitt N:From the playing of Lonnie Seymour (1922-2002, Chillicothe, Ross County, N:south-central Ohio) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" D:Field Recorders Collective FRC403, Lonnie Seymour (2005) D:Marimac 9013., Lonnie Seymour - "Farmer's Frolic: The Ross County Farmers" (1987) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/uncle-mitt Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C eg-|Sg2^ff a2ga|e2 cc G2 (e^f|g2)^ff a2ga|e2cd ecce| g2^ff a2ga|e2 cc G2(EF|G)BBG AGA-B|1cdcd c2:|2d2 cd cAGE|| [CD]-[CE][CE][CE] [C2E2]D[CE]|CAc2 AA A2 |[CD]-[CE][CE][CE] ([CE]D)CA,|G,A,B,G, B,CB,A,| G,A,CD C2A,-C-|CAc2 ABAD | EGAG ABBA |1d2 cd cAGE:|2d2 cd cde^fS||



UNCLE MITT. American, Reel (cut time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. "Uncle Mitt" is a breakdown unique to the repertoire of fiddlerLonnie Seymour (1922-2002), of Chillicothe, Ross County, insouth-central Ohio). He was a mentor of musician and collector Jeff Goehring, sponsored by the Traditional and Ethnic Arts Apprenticeship Program of the Ohio Arts Council. Seymour came from a family of fiddlers, including his grandfather and father, and an uncle. In the late 1940's he played with a square dance band, the Ross County Farmers, who broadcast over WBEX in Chillicothe [1].


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Recorded sources : - Field Recorders Collective FRC403, Lonnie Seymour (2005). Marimac cass., Lonnie Seymour - "Farmer's Frolic: The Ross County Farmers" (1987)

See also listing at :
Hear fiddler Lonnie Seymour and the Ross County Farmers' 1987 recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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  1. Susan Goehring, notes to FRC403, Lonnie Seymour (2005).