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10/1/20: "Old Country Fiddler at the Dance" by Charles Ross Taggart (1916)

Old Country Fiddler at the Dance by Charles Ross Taggart (1916)

CD 3, track 17

Perhaps no other track better reflects CD 3’s theme of The Farm and the Factory than “Old Country Fiddler at the Dance” by Charles Ross Taggart (1871-1953), recorded in 1916. The scene finds the Old Country Fiddler and his wife as guests of their son at a dance where the participants are dancing to wild music and doing a lot of shocking “modern” moves. He pulls out his fiddle and gives a lesson on what the old dances were like.


Charlie Ross Taggart

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