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X:1 T:Blackberry One Step S:Fred Stoneking (1933-2009, Chilhowee, Johnson County, west-central Missouri), S:learned from his father, Lee Stoneking (1907-1989) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Rounder 0381, Fred Stoneking - Saddle Old Spike (1996) F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:F fg|a2 gf f2[cf]f|dcAd cAFC|B,CDD [FA][FA][G2A2]-|[A3A3]c A2fg| a2 ag f2[cf]f|dcAd c2cA|GABc dcBd|c2[Ec][Ec] [E2c2]fg| afag f2[cf]f|dcAd cAFC|B,CDD [F2A2][G2A2]-|[A3A3][Ac]- [A2A2][A2A2]-| [A2A2]fg fdcB|A[d2f2]d dcBA|CDEF GFEG|[F2A2][F4A4]|| CB,|A,C2C CDCC|CDFF A4|AGFA GFDD|C2C4A,B,| CDCB, A,B,CD|FDFG A2A2|G2 Bc dcBd|[E2c2][Ec][Ed] [E2c2]A,B,| CDCB, A,B,CD|FDFG [F2A2][F2A2]|AGFA GFFD|C2[C4F4]A,B,| CDCB, A,B,CD|FDFG [F2A2][F2A2]|AGFA GFEG|[C2F2][CF][CF][C2F2]||

BLACKBERRY ONE STEP. Old-Time, One Step (cut time). USA, Missouri. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Source Fred Stoneking learned the tune from his father, Lee Stoneking, who lived in the northern Ozarks in Missouri. It shares much melodic material with "Blackberry Waltz," also played by the Stonekings.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Lee Stoneking (1907-1989) via his son Fred Stoneking (1933-2008, west-central Missouri) [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 134.

Recorded sources: - Rounder 0376, Fred Stoneking - "Saddle Old Spike" (1996). Rounder Heritage 1166-11592-2, Fred Stoneking - "The Art of Traditional Fiddle" (2000).

See also listing at:
Hear Fred Stoneking's recording at Slippery Hill [1] and [2]
Hear a jam session tape from the early 1980's of Lee Stoneking playing the tune at Missouri State Digital Collections [3]

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