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X:1 T:Calico [2] S:Marcus Martin (1881-1974) M:C| L:1/8 N:AEac# tuning (fiddle) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/calico D:Library of Congress Library of Congress AFS 04796 A05 (1941) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A [A4c4]([Ae][Af][A2e2])|[Ac][AB][A2c2][A3c3][cc]-|[c3c3][c3c3][c2f2]|[c2e2][Ac][AB] [Ac][AB] [A4A4]| [A,4E4]([A2f2][A2e2])|[Ac][AB][AA][Ac]-[A3c3][cc]-|[c2c2][c3c3][c2f2]|[c2e2][Ac][AB] [Ac][AB] [A4A4]| [A,4E4]([A2f2][A2e2])|[Ac][AB][AA][Ac]-[A3c3][cc]-|[c2c2][c3c3][c2f2]|[Ae][Ac][Ac][AB] [Ac][AB][A3A3][A,E]-|| [A,E]CEF A2 AA|FE[FA][GA] [AA][AB]A[FA]|ECEF A2 BA|F2E4[A,2E2]-| [A,E]CEF A3A|FE[FA][GA] [A2A2] A[FA]|ECEF AcBA|F2E4[A,2E2]-| [A,E]CEF A2A2|FE[FA][GA] [A2A2] [A,2E2]-|[A,E]CEF AcBA|F2E4-E||



CALICO [2]. AKA - "Marcus Martin's Calico." American, Reel. AEac# tuning (fiddle). A different tune than "Calico (1)." It was in the repertoire of Swannanoa, North Carolina, fiddler Marcus Martin (1881-1974), who played it in AEac# tuning, often referred to by 'revival' fiddlers as 'Calico tuning'. Martin was recorded playing the tune by folklorists Alan Lomax, Joseph Liss and Jerome Wiesner in 1941 in Asheville, N.C. (AFS 04796 A05).
Marcus Martin


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Recorded sources: - Library of Congress AFS 04796 A05, Marcus Martin (1941). University of North Carolina SFC CD 100, Marcus Martin - "When I get My New House Done" (2007).

See also listing at:
Hear Martin's recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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