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 Theme code Index    1H71H5 3111
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Lewis Thomasson
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time, Texas/Oklahoma
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Southwest)
 Structure    AABB
 Book/Manuscript title    
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Artist    Lewis Thomasson
 Title of recording    Old Texas Fiddle Tunes Played the Old Way
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Old Blue Records 501
 Year recorded    c. 1969
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Ballenger N:From the playing of Texas fiddler and guitarist Lewis Thomasson, brother of the N:better-known fiddler Benny Thomasson, both sons of fiddler N:Lewis Thomasson (1874 - 1924). Lewis Jr's style has little of the influence of N:western swing or contest style. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D:Old Blue Records CD-501, Lewis Thomasson - "Old Texas Fiddle Tunes D:Played the Old Way" (c, 1969 or 1971). D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G e(f|g2)fa g2d2|B2[G2B2]-[G3B3](D|-B-[Bg]) g2f2[B2g2]|a4 ab a2| fdfa f-ed2|A2 [F2A2][F3A3]E|D-FAF E2F2|[G3B3][GB] [G2B2](ef| g2)f-a g2d2|B2[G2B2]- [G3B3]ba|[B2g2][B2g2][A2f2][B2g2]|a4 ab a2| fdfa fedB|A2 [F2A2][F3A3]E|D-FAF E2F2|[G3B3][GB] [G2B2]|| |:Bc|d2 Bd e2d2|B2[G2B2]- [G2B2]Bc|d2 Bd e2B2|c2A2- A2(=f| ^f)dfa f2d2|A2[F2A2] [F3A3]E|D-FAF E2F2|[G3B3][GB] [G2B2]:||