Flower of the Morning

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FLOWER OF THE MORNING. AKA - "Morning Flower." Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Kentucky. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. The tune, in the repertoire of blind northeast Kentucky fiddler Ed Haley [1] (1885-1951), incorporates elements of "Run Johnny Run/Run N....r Run/Run Boy Run/Run Smoke Run," according to Mark Wilson and Guthrie Meade (1976).

Ed Haley

See also West Virginia fiddler Wilson Douglas's version, "Morning Flower."

Source for notated version: Ed Haley (eastern Ky.) [Phillips].

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

Recorded sources: Rounder 1010, Ed Haley - "Parkersburg Landing" (1976). Rounder 1133/1134, Ed Haley - "Grey Eagle" (1997).

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