Cousin Sally Brown (1)

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X:1 T:Cousin Sally Brown [1] S:Marcus Martin (Swannanoa, N.C.) M:C| L:1/8 N:The first time playing the 2nd strain Martin added an additional measure after the first measure, N:for nine measures in the part. Thereafter he played the regular eight measures per strain. D:Smithsonian Folkways SFC CD 100, Marcus Martin - "When I get My New House Done" (2007. Originally recorded 1942) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/cousin-sally-brown Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:Ador ([G/A/]|[G2c2])AG EDCD|EGED CA,2A,- |A,EA(E/G/ E)D[CE]D|[G,E][G,2G2]A [G,2G2]EG| ABAG EDCD|EGED CA,2A,- |A,EA(E/G/ E)DCD|EA2B A4:| |:"*" ABcd +slide+[e3e3](e|g)eae gecd|geae gecd|ea2b aged|ea2b a3a-| abag edc2|+slide+[e2e2]+slide+[ee][de] (e/d/c) A2| ABAG EDCD|EA2B A4:| P:Substitution, beginning of 2nd strain (resulting in 9 measure part): |:"*"ABcd +slide+[e2e2][ee][ef]|[ee][de][ce][de] [e2e2][e2e2]|geae gecd|



COUSIN SALLY BROWN [1]. Old-Time, Breakdown. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. A Galax, Va., area standard; also known in western N.C. A tune by the name of "Cousin Sally Brown (2)" was in the repertoire of fiddler Gaither Carlton (Deep Gap, N.C.) but is musically unrelated.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Marcus Martin (1881-1974, Swannanoa, North Carolina) [Phillips]. Originally recorded in the 1940's.

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 58.

Recorded sources: -Rounder CD 0383, Mike Seegar and Paul Brown - "Down in North Carolina."

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



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