Fire on the Mountain (6)

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X:1 T:Fire on the Mountain [6] S:Isham Monday M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEae tuning Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A (3efg|a2a2a2e2|fecB A2e2|f2e2f2e2|fecB A2e2| E2FE A2A2|+slide+c2ec A2f2|ecBA FEFG|1A2A2A2(3efg:|2 A2A2A2e2||



FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN [6]. American, Reel (cut time). A Major. AEae tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. The tune is unique to Kentucky fiddler Isham Monday, and is not related to other "Fire on the Mountain" tunes (which Monday also played, but under the title "Sambo"). Titon (2001) notes some similarities with "Fire on the Mountain (7)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Isham Monday, recording in the field in 1959 (Tompkinsville, Monroe County, Ky.) [Milliner & Koken].

Printed sources : - Milliner & Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 199. Titon (Old Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes), 2001.

Recorded sources: -



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