Annotation:Boating Up Sandy (2)

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BOATING UP SANDY [2]. Old-Time, Breakdown. A Major ('A' part) & A Mixolydian ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Bluegrass fiddler Kenny Baker's (1926-2011) father, Thaddeus Baker of Jenkins, Kentucky, played the tune and was cited by east Kentucky fiddler biography:Owen Chapman as his source for the tune. They are quite similar in the first strain, but the second strains differ somewhat. Thaddeus's brother, Lexie Baker, also played a similar version of the tune, which was popularized by Chapman.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Owen "Snake" Chapman (1919-2002, Canada, Ky.) [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 32.

Recorded sources : - June Appal JA 061C, Owen "Snake" Chapman - "Fiddle Ditty" (1990). Rounder 0418, Owen "Snake" Chapman - "Walnut Gap" (1995).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Hear Snake Chapman's 1989 field recording by Bruce Greene at Berea Sound Archives [2]
See/hear David Bragger's tutorial on Snake Chapman's version [3]
Hear a home recording of Thaddeus Baker playing the tune on [4]
Hear a field recording by Barbara Edwards (Kunkle) and J.P. Fraley of Lesie Baker playing the tune at Slippery Hill [5]

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