Cluck Old Hen (2)

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X:1 T:Cluck Old Hen [2] N:From the playing of fiddler Clyde Davenport (Wayne County, Ky.) N:Davenport (b. 1921) was born in Blue Hole Hollow, near Mt. Pisgah on the N:Cumberland Plateau in south-central Kentucky, not far from the border with N:Tennessee. N:AEae tuning (fiddle) N:Play AAABB M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:"+" = pizzicato notes Q:"Quick" D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A |:"+"e2A2 d4|"+"e2c2B2A2|"+"e2A2 d3d|eded B2A2:| |:e2fg a2af|edea f2d2|e2fg a2 gf|e2c2B2A2:|]

CLUCK OLD HEN [2]. American, Reel (cut time). A Mixolydian. Standard or AEae tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune, a distanced relative of "Cluck Old Hen (1)," features pizzicato notes. Fiddlers Charlie Acuff (1920-2013, Blount County, Tenn.) and Clyde Davenport's (b. 1921, Wayne County, Ky.) versions are quite similar.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Charlie Acuff [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 32.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Hear Clyde Davenport's field recording at Slippery Hill [1]

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