Greenfields of America (2) (The)

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X:1 T:Greenfields of America [2] S:Lonnie Corsbie M:C| L:1/8 D:Library of Congress F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/green-fields-america Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G GE|D2(B2A2) BB|AGE2G2 GE|D2B2 BBAB |AGE2 G2 GE| D2B2 BBAB|AG E2 G2GE|D2B2 AB A2|[G,3G3](G, [G,2G2])|| |:(3DEF|GABB d2ef|g2ge dBG2|c2 ec B2 dB|A2 AB A2D2| G2 B2d2e2|g2 ge dBG2|c2 ec B2 dB|AG A2 G2:|]



GREENFIELDS OF AMERICA [2], THE. American, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. There are American 'old-time' variants of the Irish reel "Greenfields of America (1)", by Indian fiddler Lotus Dickey, and by William Alonzo "Lonnie" Corsbie of Guilford County, North Carolina. Lotus Dickey's version begins on an E Minor chord.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Lotus Dickey (b. 1911, Indiana) [Phillips]. Probably learned from a music book. Dickey and his brother Cyprion enjoyed picking up good tunes from printed music, adapting them to their style.

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 105.

Recorded sources: -Library of Congress AFS 12,037, Lonnie Corsbie (1967. Recorded by Alan Jabbour).

See also listing at:
Hear Lonnie Corsbie's 1967 recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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