Fourteen Days in Georgia

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X:1 T:Fourteen Days in Georgia N:From the playing of fiddler Charlie LaPrade & N:the Blue Ridge Highballers (1926) N:LaPrade (1884-1958) was from Schoolfield (near Danville), N:Virginia. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:Play AA'BBCC'BB D:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SK9cm-n_PI0 D:Columbia 15081-D (78 RPM), The Blue Ridge Highballers (1926) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/fourteen-days-georgia D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/fourteen-days-georgia Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C [e4e4] [e3e3][^de]-|[e4e2][e3e3] ed|c2c2 ABAG|E2 [C4E4]c2|[de]-[e3e3] [e3e3][^de]-| [e4e2][e3e3] c|dd3 d3e|d2B2A2G2|[de]-[e3e3][e3e3][^de]-|[e2e2][e2e2]- [e2e2]ed| c2c2 ABAG|E2E4((3efg|a2)a4ef|g2g4 ((3DEF|G2)G2 A2B2|1[E8c8]:|2[E6c6]|| |:SG2-|G2c2 cdcA|G2c2 cdcA|G2B2 BcBA|d2B2 BcBA| G2c2 cdcA|G2c2 cdcA|G2B2 BcBA|G2c2[E2c2]:| |:[e4e4][e2e2][^de]-[ee]-|[e2e2]a2c4|d2A4 c2|[F8d8]| G2B4Bd|g2G2A2B2|[E2c2][Ec]B [E2c2]cd|[e4e4]G2(cd| [e2e2])[e4e4](cd|e2)a2c4|d2A4 c2|[F8d8]| G2B4Bd|g2G2A2B2|[E2c2][Ec]B [E2c2][Ec]B|1[E4c4]G2c2:|2[E6c6]S||



FOURTEEN DAYS IN GEORGIA. American, Reel (cut time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB' (Phillips): AABB (Brody). "Fourteen Days in Georgia" was recorded by The Blue Ridge Highballers i 1926, featuring fiddler Charlie LaPrade (1884-1958) of Schoolfield (near Danville), Virginia. "Fourteen Days in Georgia" is the title often used by Mid-West fiddlers, while "Sixteen Days in Georgia (1)" was the title used by many Upland South fiddlers (e.g. Clark Kessinger, Melvin Wine; West Virginia fiddler Kessinger's is an elaborated version of the first strain of "Fourteen Days in Georgia").

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Loyd Wanzer [Brody]; Tommy Jackson [Phillips]; Charlie LaPrade (1888-1958, Virginia) [Milliner & Koken]; Howie Forrester (Hartford/Devil's Box).

Printed sources : - Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; p. 113. Stephen F. Davis (Devil's Box), vol. 24, No. 3, Fall 1990; p. 39. Milliner & Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 219. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 53.

Recorded sources: - Columbia 15081-D (78 RPM), The Blue Ridge Highballers (1926). County 407, Charlie LaPride - "The Blue Ridge Highballers" [1] (1974. Reissue recording). County 762, Lyman Enloe- "Fiddle Tunes I Recall." Decca DL 78950/MCA 162, Tommy Jackson- "Square Dances Without Calls" (1959). Grey Eagle 101, Howe Teague - "Now that's a Good Tune: Masters of Missouri Fiddling" (1989). American Heritage 19A, Loyd Wanzer- "Plain and Fancy Fiddlin.'"

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Hear Howe Teague's recording at Slippery Hill [3]
Hear the Blue Ridge Highballer's 1926 recording at youtube.com [4] and Slippery Hill [5]



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