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 Theme code Index    1135 31H61H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Tom Fuller
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time, Texas/Oklahoma
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Southwest)
 Structure    AABBC
 Editor/Compiler    Stacy Phillips
 Book/Manuscript title    Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 199
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1994
 Artist    Tom Fuller
 Title of recording    Tom Fuller:Traditional Fiddling from Oklahoma and Texas
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Field Recorder Collective FRC714
 Year recorded    2015
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Rio Grande N:From the playing of Tom Fuller (1890-1979, Ok.), recorded in the field by N:Brad Leftwich in 1973. N:Fuller, born and raised in Indian Territory, pre-statehood, was a farmer, N:cowboy and oilfield worker in southern Oklahoma and west Texas. His fiddling N:predates the popular "contest" style of fiddling, according to Brad Leftwich, N:and "represents an earlier time...when a fiddler's main role was to play for dancing N:and to entertain family and neighbors." M:C| L:1/8 Q"Quick" R:Reel D:Field Recorder Collective FRC714, "Tom Fuller:Traditional Fiddling from Oklahoma and Texas" (2015) D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C (3G,A,B,||SCDCC E2G-(G/F/4E/4|D2)EE D-EE2|C2C2 E2GG,|A,2A,-C A,2 (3G,A,B,| C2 DD E2 G-G/(F/4E/4|D2)EE GA-cd|+slide+[e4e4]-[ee][de] [e2e2]|[c2e2]G2E2C2-| CDCC E2G2|D2EE DEEE|C2C2 E2GG,|A,2A,-C A,2 (3G,A,B,| CCDD E2 G2|D2EE GA-cd|+slide+[e4e4] +slide+([e4e4]|c2)GGE2C2|| |:[M:C|]+slide+[e6e6][ee][ee]|[M:3/2]c2e2c2G2E2G2|+slide+[e3e3]d cc G2 E2C2:| [M:C|][B2g2]([Bg]-[Ba]-[B2g2])d2|[A3a3]b ([Aa]ge)d|[B2g2][B2g2] [Bg]edd|ea-ab a2g2| +slide+[e6e6][ee][ee]|[M:3/2]c2eec2G2E2G2|[M:7/8]+slide+[e2e2][e2e2]cc G2E2C3-DS||