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X:1 T:Goin' to Town N:Transcribed by John Hartford from the playing of Arthur Smith M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 24, No. 2, Summer 1990 (p. 52) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G gg/a/ g/e/d/g/|e/d/d/g/ e/d/[dg]|gg/a/ g/e/d/g/|e/d/[dg] [d2g2]| b/a/g/b/ a/g/e/f/|g/e/d/g/ e/d/B/A/|B/A/G/B/ A/G/E/D/|E/GA/ G2:| |:+slide+BG AG|+slide+BG A/G/E/G/|+slide+BG A/G/E/D/|E/G/G/A/ G2| B/A/G/B/ A/G/E/G/|D/G/E/G/ D/G/E/G/|B/A/G/B/ A/G/E/D/|D/G/G/A/ G2:|]

GOING TO TOWN. AKA and see "Katy Hill (1)," (also "Going Up-Town"?). American, Reel (2/4 time). USA, Tenn. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Arthur Smith's version of "Katy Hill," recorded in August, 1937, in Charlotte, N.C., by Arthur Smith (fid.), Alton Delmore (gtr.) and Rabon Delmore (gtr), the Arthur Smith Trio.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Arthur Smith (Tenn.) [Brody].

Printed sources : - Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; p. 122. Stephen F. Davis (Devil's Box), vol. 24, No. 2, Summer 1990; p. 52.

Recorded sources : - Bluebird B-8101, Arthur Smith Trio (1937). County 546, Arthur Smith- "Arthur Smith, vol. 1." County Records ‎CO-CD-3526, Fiddlin' Arthur Smith & His Dixieliners ‎– "Fiddlin' Arthur Smith & His Dixieliners" (2002). Mag 3901, Sumner and McReynolds- "Old Friends."

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]

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