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X:1 T:Forty Drops [3] S:The Stripling Brothers, Charlie (1896-1966) and Ira (1898-1967), west Alabama. M:C| L:1/8 R:Foxtrot (according to record label) D:Decca 5313 B (78 RPM), The Stripling Brothers (1936) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/forty-drops-1 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:F [M:3/2]C2F2 AA2A- AFAA|[M:C|]d2c2c2 c2|[M:3/2]C2 F2 AA2 A- AFAA|[M:C|]c2B2B2B2| G2A2B4|e4 d4- dc=Bc |d2c2c2c2|[M:3/2]C2F2 AA2A- AFAA| [M:C|]d2c2c2 c2|cd2d- dcAA|c2B2B2B2|D2E2F2G2| (AB)c2- c (cB2)|+slide+A2- A(A A2)G2|F6|| P:Variation: c2|f4- fAcA|d2c2c2c2|cd2 d- dAcA|c2 B2B2BA| G2A2B4|e4 d4- dc=Bc |d2c2c2c2|C2F2 AA2A- AFAA| d2c2c2 c2|cd2d- dcAA|c2B2B2B2|D2E2F2G2| (AB)c2- c (cB2)|+slide+A2- A(A A2)G2|F6||



FORTY DROPS [3]. American, Country Rag (cut time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. See note for "Forty Drops (2)" for more.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - The Stripling Brothers (west Alabama) [Milliner & Koken]; Kerry Blech [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Clare Milliner & Walt Koken (Millner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 218. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 53.

Recorded sources : - Decca 5313 B (78 RPM), Stripling Brothers (1936).

See also listing at :
Hear the Striplings' 1936 recording on youtube [1] or Slippery Hill [2]



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