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BISBEE'S WALTZ. Old-Time, Waltz. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABBCC. Jasper "Jep" Bisbee was a fiddler from Paris, Michigan, with New England roots. He was in his 80's when discovered by Henry Ford while playing at a Michigan dance in 1923. The tune's 'B' part recalls "Copenhagen Waltz" in Mr. & Mrs. Henry Ford's "Good Morning" collection, says Bronner (1987).
Source for notated version: Henry Ford's Old Fashioned Dance Orchestra, c. 1926 [Bronner].
Printed source: Bronner (Old-Time Music Makers of New York State), 1987; No. 7, p. 35.
Recorded source: Columbia 877 (78 RPM), Henry Ford's Old Fashioned Dance Orchestra, c. 1926.