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“Nobody's darling but mine”

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Nobody's darling but mine

Thomas Cartwright and the Boys, a rake-and-scrape band based in Clarence Town, Long Island, Bahamas, play this waltz tune that often serves as one set of a seven-set quadrille. This type of band includes a saw, a goatskin drum (goombay), and an accordion. The saw gives out a timeline, a rhythmic pattern that repeats, thereby marking the meter.

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