Going Down to Georgie-O

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GOING DOWN TO GEORGIE-O. AKA and see "Horney Ewe (The)," "Hornio," "Gunboat" "Who'll Take Care of the Baby-O." American, Reel. USA, Central West Virginia. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Krassen): AA'BB' (Silberberg). Melvin Wine's own "Horney Ewe (The)" is a closely related tune.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Melvin Wine (1909-2003, Braxton County, West Virginia) [Krassen, Silberberg].

Printed sources : - Krassen (Masters of Old Time Fiddling), 1983; p. 52. Silberberg (Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern), 2002; p. 53.

Recorded sources : - Augusta Heritage Records 003, Ernie Carpenter - "Elk River Blues: Traditional Tunes From Braxton County, W.Va." (appears as "Gunboat") {Carpenter learned his version from Wallace Pritchard}. Poplar LPI 40290, Melvin Wine - "Cold Frosty Morning" (1976).

See also listing at :
Melvin Wine clip, youtube.com [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]



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