Druther be a Sailor
X:1 T:Druther be a Sailor N:From the playing of fiddler Earl Collins (1911-1975, Oklahoma and N:southern California, whose musical family had roots in Missouri). M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:DDad tuning Q:"Quick" D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/druther-be-sailor Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D A2- A2Bc ||Sd2de fe d2 |B3A BcdB |AFDF E2 F2|D3D A2d2-| d2 de fed2| B3A BcdB |AFDF E2 F2|D3D D2F2|| AFBF A2F2|[E2A2][EA][FA] D2FF|AFBF A2 FE |1D3D D2F2:|2D3A A2AS||
DRUTHER BE A SAILOR. American, Reel (cut time). D Major. DDad tuning (fiddle). ABB'. "Druther be a Sailor" is from a field recording of unknown origin, of the playing of Oklahoma/southern California fiddler Earl Collins (1911-1975). The tune is also of unknown origin, but sounds like an air or ballad that has been speeded up to a dance tempo.