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Yeah for ragtime.

Part A
A—|A—|A—|E-A-:||

Part B
A—|A—|A—|E-A-:||

Part C
A—|A—|D—|D—|1A—|E—|E—|E—:|| 2A—|E—|A—|A—||

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has a nice version of this. Doc Watson says it’s a fiddle tune, and Vassar Clements does it justice with his signature lick (I tried finding it written online, but no luck.  It’s basically a chromatic descent of four notes, which he will repeat or follow by another chromatic descent of four notes starting a fifth higher). There are some cool ones, too, on the Fiddle Hangout site.

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