George Holland's Tune
X:1 T:George Holland's Tune T:Loved His Wife as well as Anybody N:A version of "Sally Goodin". N:From the playing of W.L. "Jake" Phelps (1885-1977, Pea Ridge, Todd N:County, southwest Ky.), recorded in 1973 in the field by Bruce Greene. N:Phelp's source, George Holland, called the tune "Loved His N:Wife as well as Anybody." M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Moderately Quick" D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/1021 D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/george-hollands-tune Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G +slide+g2d2d2d2|gged Bd3|g2e2 d2 BA|GBAG EG3:| +slide+[G2B2]+slide+[G2B2]+slide+([G3B3]A)|GBAG EGG2|+slide+[G2B2]+slide+[G2B2]+slide+[G2B2](BA)|GBAG EG3||
GEORGE HOLLAND'S TUNE. AKA - "Loved His Wife as well as Anybody." American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB. "George Holland's Tune" was in the repertory of farmer and fiddler William Lee "Jake" Phelps (1885-1977) of Pea Ridge, near Elkton, Holland County, southwest Kentucky. Phelps told collector Bruce Greene, who visited him in 1973, that African-American fiddler Holland himself had called the tune "Loved His Wife as well as Anybody." The reel is a version of the better-known "Sally Goodin." Phelps was also recorded by collector D.K. Wilgus and Yvonne Gregory in August, 1965.