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X:1 T:Gentleman from Virginia N:From the playing of fiddler Tommy Hunter (1919-1993, Mars Hill, Madison N:County, western North Carolina), via the Canote Brothers (Seattle) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Ivy Creek Records 201, Tommy Hunter - "Say Old Man...Can You Play the Fiddle?" (1992). D:https://slowerthandirt.org/tunes/gentleman-from-virginia/ D:httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghiKDvPEP-I Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G D2-|:DEGA B2BA|GBAG E4|DEGA BABA|GBAG E4| DEGA B2BA|GBAG E4|DEGA B2ef|gedB AG3:| |:[B3g3][Bg] [B2g2]g2|gaba ged2|+slide+g3e gega| gedB AG3| DEGA B2BA|GBAG E4|DEGA B2ef|gedB AG3:|



GENTLEMAN FROM VIRGINIA. American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Gentleman from VIrginia" was composed by Madison County, western North Carolina, fiddler Tommy Hunter (1919-1993).


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Recorded sources : - Ivy Creek Records 250, Tommy Hunter - "Say Old Man...Can You Play the Fiddle?" (1992). Merriweather Records, Albermarle Ramblers - "Gentlemen from Virginia." Foghorn Trio - "Sud de la Louisiane" (2010).

See also listing at :
Hear the Canote Brothers play the tune at a relaxed tempo and Slower than Dirt [1]
Hear/see the Foghorn String Band play an uptempo version at youtube.com [2]



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