Crafton's Blues (1)

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Crafton's Blues (1)

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 Theme code Index   1T1T1T5H 3bH3bH2H6
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Ocie Stockard
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time, Texas/Oklahoma
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Rag
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(Southwest)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Stacy Phillips
 Book/Manuscript title    Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 36
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1995
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    


CRAFTON's BLUES [1]. Old-Time, Country Rag. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Related to "I Don't Love Nobody." A piece composed by Ocie Stockard, recorded by fiddler Cecil Brower. Both men were with the group Milton Brown's Musical Brownies, a seminal 'Western Swing' string band. Stockard was born In 1909 in Crafton, Texas, some 65 miles north west of Fort Worth, although the hamlet has since disappeared.

Source for notated version: Cecil Brower [Phillips].

Printed sources: Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes), vol. 2, 1995; p. 36.


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