Boatman Tune (The)
X:1 T:Boatman Tune, The S:Lauchlin Shaw (1912-1999, Harnett County, N.C.) M:C| L:1/8 F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/boatman-tune Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D D2-|DEFE D2FF|GABG A2A2|DFAF DEFF|AFEF D2DF| DEFE D2[F2A2]|G2+slide+[G2B2]A2A2|DFAF DEFF|AFEF D4|| FGA2 ded2|cc c2E3E|EFGA BdAG|F2[F2A2][F2A2]FE| [F2A2][F2A2][F2d2][F2d2]|cd c2 E4|EFGA BdAF|GF E2 D2||
BOATMAN TUNE, THE. American, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "The Boatman Tune" is from the repertoire of North Carolina piedmont fiddler Lauchlin Shaw  (1912-1999) of Harnett County. Although Shaw played the tune as a reel, it may have derived from a schottische.