Way Down South in Dixie
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WAY DOWN SOUTH (IN DIXIE). AKA and see "Whistling Rufus." Old Time, Breakdown. USA, Ky. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Kentucky fiddler Doc Roberts' (1897-1978) version of the Kerry Mills ragtime piece "Whistling Rufus." It was one of the most popular of his 80 sides.
Source for notated version:
Recorded sources: County 412, "Fiddling Doc Roberts." Document DOCD-8042, "Fiddlin Doc Roberts vol. 1 1925-1928" (1999). Melotone 13455 (78 RPM), Doc Roberts (1934). Morning Star 45005, Doc Roberts - "Way Down South in Dixie" (1980).
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See Austin Rogers' standard notation transcription