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X:1 T:Bankhead Blues N:From the playing of fiddler Shelton Nations accompanied by his N:brother Marshall on guitar (Lincoln County, Mississippi), recorded in N:Jackson, Mississippi, on Sunday, Oct. 13, 1935. M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Fast" D:Vocalion 03118 (78 RPM), The Nations Brothers (1935) D:County CO 3514, The Nations Brothers - "Mississippi String Bands vol. 2" D:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQ0vVjpQd3s D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/bankhead-blues Z:Andrew Kuntz K:D af |:Sa=f-^f2 a2 af| a=f-^f2 d2 af| a=f-^f2 a2 af| a=f-^f2 d2 af-| a2 af a=f-^f2 |d2BB A=F-^FE| D8-|D2 DE =FEDF-| ^F8-| F2DF E-D=F-E| D8-|D2 d=c d(=c^cd) |d8-|[M:2/4]d(ef)g S:| a=f-^f2 a2 af| a=f-^f2 d2 af| a=f-^f2 a2 af| a=f-^f2 d2 af-| a2 af- af-a2|+slide+e'6 e'2-|e'2 ab =c'c'c'2|aa-a=f- ^f=f^fe | dBAE- F2D2|+slide+F2D2F2D2|=fe-ed B2E2-|F2D2F2D2|



BANKHEAD BLUES. American, Country Blues. USA, Mississippi. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). Recorded by Shelton and Marshall Nation. Borrows the coarse strain of the popular "Carroll County Blues #1" by Narmour and Smith, recorded in 1929.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Clare Milliner & Walk Koken (The Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 24.

Recorded sources : - County CD CO 3514, Nations Brothers - "Mississippi String Bands vol. 2". Vocalion 03118 (78 RPM), Nation Brothers (1936).

See also listing at :
Hear the Nations Brothers 1936 recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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