Bert Jamieson's Beauty No 1

From Australian Traditional Music Tunes

T:Bert Jamieson's Beauty No 1
% NFF Book 2009
S:collected from Bert Jamieson, Adaminaby, NSW
S:Rob Willis Collection, NLA
Z:transcribed & arranged by Dave Johnson
H:Rob Willis sent them to me directly with a note that he didn't
H:think anyone had done anything with them. I named the set
H:Bert's Beauty. Bert didn't ascribe names to most of his tunes.
H:At the end of recording Bert's playing Rob obviously recognised
H: "it" as a good tune when on the tape he declared "That's a beauty!".
H:When I transcribed them I recognised that there were actually
H:3 distinct tunes being run together. Bert played them all on
H:a G mouthorgan and played straight through ABABAB with the
H:last B being 16 bars. Whether Bert played for a dance that needed
H:56 bars or whether he just played the abbreviated version to save
H:breath is open to conjecture. - Dave Johnson -
O:Australia, NSW, Adaminaby
F2G|:"D"A2f fed|A2f fed|"Em"B2e ede|B2e ede|
"D"fed c2d|"A7"e2d c2B|"D"A2df3|d3-dcB:|
|:"D"A3-A2F|"Em"G2F E2B|"D"A3-ABA|"G"B2GB2c|
"D"ded c2d|"Em"e2B "A7"c2A|"Em"e2B "A7"c2A|"D"d3-d3:|

Bert Jamieson's Beauty No 1 - played by Greg O'Leary

Additional Information

Additional information may be available on the following people or organisations associated with the collection of this tune:
| Bert Jamieson | Dave Johnson | Rob Willis Collection |