Cotton Bonnet (The)

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X:1 T:Cotton Bonnet N:From the playing of Bell County, south-east Kentucky, fiddler N:Estill Bingham (1899-1990), recorded by Bob Butler 1988-87. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Moderately Quick" D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/445 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G Bd2d e2d2|dedB AG G2|BABd- d2de|dBAG EG3| Bd2d e2d2|dedB AGG2|BABA Bdde|dBAG EG3|| |:[B2g2][B2b2][B3b3][Bb]-|[B2b2]ag ed3 |edef g2 ga| gedB AG3:|



COTTON BONNET, THE. American, Reel (cut time). USA, Kentucky. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB. Jeff Titon (2001) calls this a local Bell County, Ky., tune that was only played by his source, Estill Bingham (1899-1990).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Estill Bingham (Pineville, Bell County, Ky., c. 1986), who had the tune from his father, Noah Bingham [Titon].

Printed sources : - Titon (Old-Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes), 2001; No. 29, p. 63.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Hear Estill Bingham's 1986-87 field recording (by Bob Butler) at Berea Sound Archives [1]
Hear Bruce Greene and Steve Green's 1990 field recording at Berea Sound Archives [2]



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