Fiddles Contest 1969-08-00

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These tapes are recordings of the old-time fiddlers’ contest, held in Lovington, New Mexico, in August 1969. Songs like "Old Joe Clark," "Sally Goodin," and "Orange Blossom Special" are among the tunes heard.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Fiddles' Contest

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Date: August 1969

Location: Lovington, New Mexico


Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Songs performed at fiddling contest: 1. Unidentified, 2. "Sally Johnson", 3. "Grey Eagle", 4. "Sally Goodin", 5. "Rubber Dollie", 6. "Old Joe Clark", 7. "Dusty Miller", 8. "Bitter Creek", 9. "Ragtime Annie", 10. "Soldier's Joy", 11. "Sally Goodin", 12. "Grey Eagle", 13. "Dusty Miller", 14. "Sally Johnson", 15. "Orange Blossom Special", 16. "Bile Dem Cabbage Down", 17. "Ragtime Annie", 18. "Devil's Dream"

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Tape 2, Side 1: Additional songs performed: 19. "Fisher's Hornpipe", 20. "Sally Johnson", 21. "Jack O'Diamonds", 22. "Blackberry Blossom", 23. "Durang's Hornpipe", 24. "Blackberry Blossom", 25. "Ragtime Annie", 26. "Up Jumped the Devil", 27. "Snowbird in the Ashbank", 28. Unidentified

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1969

Bulk Dates: 1969

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