i looked it up and discovered a fiddleback is another name for a brown recluse. getting bitten by one of those would suck. a long time ago there was this kid in my hometown who was bitten on the face by a brown recluse and his forehead swelled to the size of a watermelon. the kid survived, but i never heard what happened to the spider. maybe it's crawling across your pillow right now.
so now i’d like to focus on the fiddle in an entirely different context: