Avalon Quickstep (New Charleston Number 1)

As played by Narmour and Smith from the Mississippi region

Quickstep in D

From the Deep South Collection

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78rpm record


Here's a relatively simple quickstep from Mississippi duo Narmour and Smith, named after their hometown of Avalon, Mississippi.  Avalon was a hotbed of musical talent back in the 1920s.  Play this at a good tempo, but not quite as fast as a breakdown.

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