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X:1 T:Darling Child M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Ford - Traditional Music in America K:D f/g/|ab/f/ ae/g/|f/g/e/c/ df/g/|ab/f/ ag|b/g/b/g/ ef/g/| ab/g/ ae/g/|f/e/d/f/ e>f|g/f/e/d/ c/A/B/c/|1 d(dd):|2 (d2d)|| (3A/B/c/|dA/G/ FA|B/A/B/c/ d(3A/B/c/|dA/G/ FA|dA/d/ B(3A/B/c/| dA/G/ FA|B/A/B/c/ dg|f/a/e/d/ c/A/B/c/|ddd||

DARLING CHILD. AKA and see "Too Young to Marry (1)," "Sweet Sixteen," "Chinky Pin," "Midnight Serenade (1)," "Yellow Eyed Cat," "Fourth of July," "Ten Nights in a Bar Room," "My Love is but a Lassie Yet (1)," "My Love She's but a Lassie Yet," "Hair in the Butter," "Richmond Blues," "Buffalo Nickel (1)," "I'm My Momma's Darling," "I'm My Momma's Darling Child," "Lead Out." American, Reel. USA, southwestern Va. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. Widely known, but played under this title especially in Patrick, Floyd and Franklin Counties, southwestern Va. (Barry Poss, Blanton Owen & Tom Carter {1976}). "Darling Child" (not to be confused with the "Soldier's Joy" variant called "I Am My Mother's Darlin' Child" by Samantha Bungarner and Eva Davis, and others) was recorded in 1926 by the Blue Ridge Highballers.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Ford (Traditional Music in America), 1940; p. 66.

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