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X:1 T:Blue Goose [1] T:Grey Goose T:Susan's Gone S:Buddy Thomas (1935-1974, northeastern Ky.) M:C| L:1/8 D:Round 0032, Buddy Thomas - Kitty Puss (1976) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/blue-goose Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G ef|g2g2+slide+b3b|a2g2e3g|edBA GBAG|EG2[GB] [G2B2]ef| g2g2 b3a|baga edef|gedc BGAG|E[G,2G2] [G,G] [G,2G2]|| |:([DB][Dc]|[D2d2])[D2d2][DB][DA][DB][Dc]|[D2d2][DB][DA] G2[DB][Dc]|[D2d2][Dd][Dd] [DB][DA]G[DB]|[DA]FDF G2:|| P:Alternate 'B' part |:([DB][Dc]|[D2d2])[D2d2][DB][DA][DB][Dc]|[D2d2][DB][DA] G2 [DA][Dc]|[DB][Dd][De][Dd] [DB][DA]G[DB]|[DA]FDF G2:||



BLUE GOOSE [1], THE. AKA - "Grey Goose," "Susan's Gone." American, Reel (cut time). USA, northeastern Kentucky. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune is a variant of the better-known "Barlow Knife (1)" (see note for "Barlow Knife (1)"). Mark Wilson also notes that the tune was called "Boatin'/Boating Up Sandy (7)" in the Portsmouth, Ohio, region (although that name has been used for several tunes). See also Glen Lyn, Virginia, fiddler Henry Reed's "Cabin Creek (1)," another tune in the "Barlow Knife" family.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Buddy Thomas (1935-1974, Lewis County, Ky.), [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 31.

Recorded sources: -Field Recorders Collective FRC 303, "Buddy Thomas: Recordings from the collection of Dave Spilia & Ray Alden" (2015). Rounder 0032, Buddy Thomas - "Kitty Puss: Old Time Fiddle Music From Kentucky" (1976, originally recorded 1973).

See also listing at:
Hear Buddy Thomas's recording at Slippery Hill [1] and on youtube.com [2]



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