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X:1 T:Albany Reel N:Transcribed by Frank Maloy, based on the version by Henry Rutland. It was N:identified to Maloy as having been played by two south Georgia fiddlers, N:Bruce Bass and Stanley Bailey. N:Similar to "Boll Weevil Drag." M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 28, No. 3, Fall 1994 (p. 19) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C e/^f/|"C"gg/a/ ge/g/|a/g/e/d/ c/A/G/A/|e/f/g/e/ a/g/e/d/|"C"[c2e2][G2c2]| gg/a/ ge/g/|a/g/e/d/ c/A/G/c/|"Am"A/B/c/d/ "G7"e/c/d|"C"[c3e3][de][ce]:| |:G,/B,/|"C"C/B,/C/D/ E/F/G/E/|"F"F/E/F/G/ A/B/c/A/|"G7"G/A/B/c/ d/c/B/d/|"C"c/A/G/E/ D/C/A,/G,/| C/B,/C/D/ E/F/G/E/|"F"F/E/F/G/ A/B/c/A/|"G7"G/A/B/c/ d/c/B/d/|"C"c/B/c/d/ c:|]



ALBANY REEL. American, Reel (2/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Albany Reel" was transcribed by Frank Maloy from the playing of Henry Rutland, nephew of Georgia Slim Rutland. The tune was played by south Georgia fiddlers Olin Griner, Bruce Bass and Stanley Bailey. The tune has similarities to "Boll Weevil Drag," according to Maloy.


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Printed sources : - Stephen F. Davis (Devil's Box), vol. 28, No. 3, Fall 1994; p. 19.






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