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# 27 in the Baur 1883

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Comment by Wes Merchant on July 30, 2015 at 8:56am
That's a nice little reel, and like several of these Baur pieces seems to have a familiar feel about it. A bit of borrowing perhaps, but it seems to work.
Comment by Andy Chase on July 30, 2015 at 9:34am

Part Wildwood Flower, part Arkansas Traveler!

Comment by Andy Chase on July 30, 2015 at 9:41am

Er Blackberry Blossom, not Wildwood Flower.  Can't keep my flowers straight! 

Comment by Tim Twiss on July 30, 2015 at 10:16am

Yes, I though the same. I don't know that he has any direct lifts in there, but many are so familiar. Good writing, in my opinion. Many traditional types, but then weird ones like "Too Utterly Too"  "Electric Light Reel" and "Twisted Rope".

Comment by Chris Prieto on July 30, 2015 at 10:43am
wow its very much the blackberry traveler
Comment by Andy Chase on July 30, 2015 at 11:45am

I think it's the chord progressions more than the melodies, and with a deeply-ingrained song like Arkansas Traveler I think our brains tend to fill in the blanks.

Comment by Strumelia on July 30, 2015 at 2:44pm

Seems more like Arkansas Blossom to me.   ;D

Comment by Ian Bell on August 3, 2015 at 10:03am
Head-on collision between The Green Field of America/Blackberry Blossom and Arkansas Traveler!
Comment by Ian Bell on August 3, 2015 at 10:03am
Head-on collision between The Green Field of America/Blackberry Blossom and Arkansas Traveler!
Comment by Ian Bell on August 3, 2015 at 10:03am
Head-on collision between The Green Field of America/Blackberry Blossom and Arkansas Traveler!

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