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X:1 T:Flight of the Wild Geese [1] N:From the playing of fiddler Byard Ray (1910-1988, Sodom Laurel, Madison N:County, western North Carolina), who had the tune from his grand-uncle, N:Mitch Wallin (1854-1932). M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Fast" R:Reel D:Sounds Good Studio SGS 1104101, Byard Ray - "Traditional Music D:of the Southern Appalachians" (1981) D: Z:Andrew Kuntz K:G S(E-G-|G)GGE G2 GA|GFEE DCCD|EDEF EDCD|EDEF EDCE| G2GE GEGA|GFEE DCCC|1DFED C4|C6:|2 DFED C2C2-|C4- CEEF|| |:[M:2/4]G2c2|[M:C|] d4 [d4g4]-|[d2g2] (ed c)dcA|[G4c4][G4c4]-|[G2c2]E2G2c2| d4 [d4g4]-|[d2g2] (ed c)dcA|[G4c4][G4c4]-|[G2c2]E2 GAGE|[M:3/2]EC- C2 C6S||

FLIGHT OF THE WILD GEESE [1]. AKA and see "Wild Goose Chase (1)." American, Reel (cut time). USA; Galax, Va., western North Carolina. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. "Flight of the Wild Geese" was in the repertory of Galax, Va., fiddler Emmett Lundy (1864-1953), and of biography:Mitch Wallin (1954-1932, who played fiddle to Cecil Sharp in 1916) and Wallin's grand-nephew, Byard Ray (1910-1988), the latter two of Sodom Laurel, Madison County, western North Carolina.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Byard Ray (N.C.) [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 89.

Recorded sources : - Sounds Good Studio SGS 1104101, Byard Ray - "Traditional Music of the Southern Appalachians" (1981). String STR 802, Emmett Lundy. Venerable Records, Andy Cahan - "Hits From the Mountains."

See also listing at :
Hear Byard Ray's recording at Slippery Hill [1]

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