Boatin' Down the River
X:1 T:Boatin' Down the River N:Transcribed by John Hartford from the playing of Missouri fiddler Gene N:Goforth (1921-2002, Emminence, Mo.) M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 30, No. 3, Fall 1996 (p. 8) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G e/f/|g/f/g/a/ gd/g/|d/g/d/B/ A/G/G|1 g/f/g/a/ gd|e/g/a/b/ a:|2DE/F/ GA/c/|B/G/A/F/ G|| G,B,/D/ G+slide+B-|B/A/B/G/ A/G/G|DE/F/ G+slide+B-|B/A/B/G/ A/G/G| G,B,/D/ G+slide+B-|B/A/B/G/ A/G/G|DE/F/ GA/c/|B/G/A/F/ G||
BOATIN' DOWN THE RIVER. American, Reel (cut or 2/4 time). USA, Missouri. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. Beisswenger & McCann find similarities in the 'A' part with "Shippensport/Shipping Port," and to a lesser extent, "Taney County Breakdown" and "'A' and 'E' Rag"; and in the 'B' part with "Fort Smith" and "Dance Around Molly."