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WES MUIR'S TUNE. ALA - "New House was Built (The)." American, Reel. USA, Missouri. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. The tune is from the repertoire of Missouri fiddler Nile Wilson (1912-2008), and named for a contemporary of his fiddle-playing father, William Randolph "Dolph" Wilson, who lived around New Boston, Linn County, Missouri. Hollis Shumaker of La Plata (Adair County) gives an alternate title for this tune, "The New House was Built." Wes Muir tunes were also in the reportoire of Clark County, north Missouri, fiddler Delbert Spray (1923-2001), who learned them from his own father--“Mag Brown,” “Crippled Turkey,” and “Muir’s Hornpipe."

Nile Wilson


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Nile Wilson [Milliner & Koken].

Printed sources : - Clare Milliner & Walt Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 713.

Recorded sources : - Nile Wilson - "Now There's a Good Tune" (Tune in is mislabeled on the album label. "Wes Muir's Tune" is really "Old Reunion", while "Tiehacker Rag" is actually a recording of "Wes Muir's Tune").

See also listing at :
Hear Nile Wilson playing the tune at Slippery Hill [1]
Hear Nile Wilson and Charlie Walden play the tune at youtube.com [2]
Hear Clare Milliner & Walk Koken play the tune at youtube.com [3]



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