Acorn Hill (Breakdown)

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X:1 T:Acorn Hill C:Tommy Jackson M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" D:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39lOsAOFIJY D:Decca, Tommy Jackson - "Square Dances without Calls" (1959) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D e2-|fafe dcde| fded BcdB|A[FA]EF AFDF|[E3A3]F [E2A2][FA][EA]| [D2A2] FG AFEF |GABd gfed|cdeg ageg|f[d2f2]g [d2f2]:| |:de|fgaf dcde | fgaf bfag|fgaf dded|[B3e3][ce] [B4e4]| efga gfed|Bcde dBGB|Ace^g a=geg|f[d2f2]g [d2f2]:|



ACORN HILL (BREAKDOWN). American, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by renowned Nashville session fiddler Tommy Jackson (1926-1979), named for the town his wife's family came from. The tune appears to be a variant of "Soppin' the Gravy (1)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Carthy Cisco [Silberberg].

Printed sources : - Silberberg (Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern), 2002; p.1.

Recorded sources : - Bee Balm 302, “The Corndrinkers.” Decca , Tommy Jackson - "Square Dances without Calls" (1959). Rounder 0432, Bob Holt - "Got a Little Home to Go To" (1999). Garry Harrison and the Mule Team - "Red Prairie Dawn" (2000).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Hear Tommy Jackson's 1959 recording (with Hank Garland on electric guitar) at youtube.com [2]
See Charlie Walden's standard notation transcription [3]
See Pete Martin's fiddle tutorial on youtube.com [4]



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