Brushy Fork of John's Creek (2)

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X:1 T:Brushy Fork of John's Creek N:From the playing of Ed Hayley (Ashland, east Ky.) M:2/4 L:1/8 Z:Transcribed by John Hartford B:Fiddler Magazine, vol. 8, No. 2, Summer 2001, pp. 36-38 R:Reel K:A e>d e/f/e/d/ |B/c/d/c/ B/c/d/B/|A/d/B/c/ d/f/e/d/|f/e/d/B/ AA/A/|....



BRUSHY FORK OF JOHN'S CREEK [2]. American, Reel (2/4 time).. A Mixolydian. AA'BB'C. A different tune than "Brushy Fork of John's Creek (1)". According to Ed Haley researcher John Hartford, the title "Brushy Fork of John's Creek" is said to commemorate a Civil War battle that took place either on Brushy Fork of John's Creek in Pike County, Kentucky, or near Old Bedstead Mountain in southern Floyd County, Kentucky, depending on the informant. Similarities to "Bunch of Keys (2)."



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Source for notated version : - Ed Haley (Kentucky/W.Va. border region) via John Hartford [Fiddler Magazine].

Printed sources : - Fiddler Magazine, vol. 8, No. 2, Summer 2001; pp. 36-37.

Recorded sources - Rounder 1131/1132, Ed Hayley - "Forked Deer, vol. 1" (1997).

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