Grey Eagle (6)

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X:1 T:Grey Eagle S:Manco Sneed (1885-1975, Jackson & Graham Counties, western N.C.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:From a 1964 home recording by Glen Massey F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/grey-eagle-11 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C cdec dcAc|G2GE DEC2|G,A,CD EGAB|c2cA c2GA| cdec dcAG|EEGE DECC|G,A,CD EGAA|cdeg aege| cdec dcAc|G2GE DEC2|G,A,CD EGAB|c2cA c2GA| cdec dcAc|GGGE DEC2|G,A,CD EGAd|[E2c2]([Ec]>B) [E2c2]|| g2|aegg agag|ecga gede|cA c2 agag|edcA G2cc| ecge agag|ecga ged2|cA c2+slide+a4|c'ga-e|[M:2/4]cAGA||



GREY EAGLE [6]. American, Reel (cut time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Grey Eagle [6]" variants are from the playing of western North Carolina fiddlers Manco Sneed and Marcus Martin. They were contemporaries (with very similar birth and death dates) who knew each other and their "Grey Eagle" tunes are cognate.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: -Library of Congress AFS 4799-A5, Marcus Martin (1941 field recording by Alan Lomax).

See also listing at:
Hear Marcus Martin's 1941 field recording, by Alan Lomax, at Slippery Hill [1]
Hear Manco Sneed's 1964 field recording, by Glen Massey, at Slippery Hill [2]



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