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Bill Driver never did have a name for this tune. The first part is undoubtedly taken from "Lardner's Reel" (Howe, Musician's Omnibus, p. 52), while the second part seems to be wholly evolved from tradition. Another tune having the same characteristic structure, that is, the first part from "Lardner's Reel," second part something else, is found on an old 78-rpm recording, Okeh #452°5, under title "Kansas City Reel." Recorded by Bill Driver, who played it often at the dance floor.

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