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FREE STATE HORNPIPE. AKA - "Hornpipe in A," "Hilltop Hornpipe." Old-Time, Hornpipe. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The hornpipe takes its name from a portion of Fauquir County, northern Virginia, that attempted to form a 'free state' to avoid paying taxes.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Tommy Jackson and John Ashby [1] (1915-1979, Fauquier County, Virginia) [Phillips]. Ashby himself says the tune came from Winchester, Virginia, fiddler Ralph Lamp.

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 202 (appears as "Hornpipe in A").

Recorded sources: -

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