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 Theme code Index    5H5H5H5H 5H5H5h4H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Anson Fuller and Homer Treat
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Blues, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(Ozarks/Western Tenn)
 Structure    AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Drew Beisswenger & Gordon McCann
 Book/Manuscript title    Ozarks Fiddle Music
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 185
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2008
 Artist    Ashley's Melody Men
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Victor Vi V-40158
 Year recorded    
 Score   ()   

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BATH HOUSE BLUES. Old-Time, Country Blues. USA, Arkansas. C Major. Standard tuning. AA'BB'. Composed by Anson Fuller and Homer Treat. Fuller (c. 1907-1936) was one of the two fiddlers who played for the group Ashley's Melody Men, an ensemble put together by Hobart Ashley of Marshall, Arkansas. They recorded several sides in the late 1920's and early 1930's in both Dallas and Memphis.

Source for notated version: Anson Fuller [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources: Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 185.

Recorded sources: Victor Vi V-40158 (78 RPM), Ashley's Melody Men. County Records CO-CD-3506, "Echoes of the Ozarks, vol. 1" (1995). Marimac 9006, Major Contay & Canebrake Rattlers - "When the Yankees Came Down."