Texas Quickstep

This transcription is based on a performance by the Red Headed Fiddlers, recorded at their first recording session, an October 18th date in Dallas. The recording was released as Brunswick # 285. Brunswick also released the recording as # 52084, credited to Les Deux Gaspesiens. The tune is a standard form, comprised of two eight…

Ridin’ in an Old Model T

Ridin’ in an Old Model T is one of six sides recorded by the Dixie Ramblers at a March, 1937 session in Birmingham, Alabama. Russell’s Country Music Records actually lists four unrelated groups that recorded under the name The Dixie Ramblers. Unusually for 1930s string bands, this group appears to have been racially integrated. Ridin’…