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X:1 T:Birdie [2] N:From the playing of fiddler Glen Smith (1923-2001), from a 1973 field recording by N:Kevin Delaney. Smith was originally from Woodlawn, Virginia, but moved as an adult N:to the Elizabeth, W.Va., area in middle age to work in the timber industry. M:C| Q:"Quick" L:1/8 D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/965 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C [Ec][Ec][E2c2][c2e2]| [^d^f]-[eg]-[e2g2]- [e2g2]ga| g3e d2-c2|[A3c3]d c2A2|[F3A3]F EEFG| (_B=B)-B2- B2 Bc|BAGA Bcd2|+slide+g4- gage|g2e2 [c4e4]| [^d^f]-[eg]-[e2g2]- [e2g2]ga| g3e d2-c2|[A3c3]d cA2[EA]-|[F3A3]F EFG2| (_B=B)-B2- B2 Bc|BAGB AGE2|[E4c4][E2c2]|| EB,|C2 E-G c2c2|cBcd cAGF|E-Gc2c4|dc B2 B4| G,B,DF- G2Ac|BABc BAGE|DB,DE GABc|d2c2[E3c3]E| C2 E-G c2cc-|cBcd cAGF|EGAB c4|dcB2 B4| G,B,DF- G2Ac|BABc BAGE|DB,DE GABc|d2c2c2||



BIRDIE [2]. American, Reel (cut time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Phillips): AABB' (Brody). A bluegrass version of "Birdie (1)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Kenny Baker [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; p. 44. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 19.

Recorded sources : - County 762, Lyman Enloe - "Fiddle Tunes I Recall." County 714, Kenny Baker and Joe Green - "High Country" (1967).

See also listing at :
Hear West Virginia fiddler Glen Smith's 1973 field recording at Berea Sound Archives [1]



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