X:1 T:Arkansas Fiddler S:Tilman Pyeatt (1933-2007, Fayetteville, Arkansas) M:C| L:1/8 F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/arkansas-fiddler Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G D2|GFGA BABc|dedc B2BG|AFAB cBAF|GFGB d2DF| G2GA BABc|dedc B2BG|AFAB cBAF|G-[G2B2][GB] [G2B2]:| |:((3DEF|G)EBd g2ge|gage d2[d2g2]|eged cAcc|dedc BcBA| G2G2 BABc|dedc B2B2|DFAB cBAF|G-[G2B2][GB] [G2B2]:|]
ARKANSAS FIDDLER. American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The self-describing tune is from a recording of the playing of fiddler Tilman Pyeatt (1933 - 2007), accompanied by his second wife Molly Pyeatt (guitar), and Moon Mullins (banjo). Tilman was in the Air Force for many years, stationed in Texas. His family band, consisting of Tilman and his children Marilyn, Gene and Lehman, played bluegrass weekly on KMAC radio, San Antonio, and at local venues. The family moved back to Tilman's native Arkansas in 1970 where they continued to perform at local events.