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CANDY GIRL [1]. AKA - "Candy Gal." American, Reel. USA; Cumberland Plateau (Ky./Tenn. border area), Tenn. A Major. Standard or AEae tunings (fiddle). AAB (Ford): ABAB' (Phillips). Uncle Bunt Stevens, a some-time WSM radio performer, recorded the tune for Columbia in 1926, the same year he defeated the famous Uncle Jimmy Thompson in a regional fiddling contest. He later was crowned national champion by automotive king and fiddle buff Henry Ford (Charles Wolfe).

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Bunt Stephens and Bruce Molsky [Phillips]; Uncle Bunt Stephens [Milliner & Koken]

Printed sources : - Ford (Traditional Music in America), 1940; p. 118. Milliner & Koken (The Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 97. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 28.

Recorded sources : - Columbia 15085-D (78 RPM), Uncle Bunt Stevens (Lynchburg, Tenn.), 1926. County 541, Uncle Bunt Stevens - "Nashville - The Early String Bands, vol. 1." County 786, "Gettin Upstairs: Traditional Music From the Cumberland Plateau, vol. 1." Oak Records OOK CD 001, "Brittany Haas" (2004). Rounder Cd0278, Mike Seegar - "Solo-Old Time Country Music" (1991).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: A Guide to Recorded Sources [1]

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