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X:1 T:Chinquapin [1] N:From the playing of fiddle and banjo player Roscoe Parish (1897-1984), N:of Coal Creek (near Galax), Carroll County, southwestern Virginia. M:C| L:1/8 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G +slide+[B3g3]a [B3g3]d|e3d B2B2|eged B2B2|ABAG E2-E2| +slide+[B3g3]a g2d2|eged B2d2|eged B2B2|ABAG E2-E|| |:(F|G2)EE EDEF|EDEF EDEF|G2 EE EDEF|EDEF D3:|



CHINQUAPIN/CHINQUIPIN. AKA and see "Sail away Ladies (6)." American, Reel (cut time). USA, Virginia. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A chinquapin is an edible dwarf chestnut. The tune was recorded by fiddler Roscoe Parish (Coal Creek, Carroll County, Va.) as "Chinquapin," while Tommy Jarrell (1901-1985, Mt. Airy, N.C.) recorded a version as "Sail away Ladies (6)" (not related to the tunes that usually go by that title).


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Roscoe Parrish (Va.) [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 31.

Recorded sources : - Heritage V, Roscoe & Leone Parish, John Patterson and the Piper's Gap Ramblers - "Old Time Tunes from Coal Creek" (1975). Rounder 0320, Bob Carlin & John Hartford - "The Fun of Open Discussion."




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