Hawk's got a Chicken (2)

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X:1 T:Hawk got a Chicken [2] M:2/4 L:1/8 S:Howdy Forrester, from his Uncle Bob; transcribed by John Hartford N:Sung to the 'A' part: "Old man, old man, get your gun, The hawks got a chicken N:and away he run. Vocal melody is third part K:Emin Be (e2|e/)f/e/d/ B>A|Be d/B/A/G/|ED G>A:|| B/G/A/G/ B/G/A/G/|B/c/d/B/ G>A|B/G/A/G/ B/G/A/G/|ED G>G| G/BB/ B2|B/c/B/A/ GA|B/G/A/d/ B/G/A/G/|ED G>A|] P:"Vocal" eeee|ed B>d|ee/e/ d/B/A/G/|ED G2||



HAWK'S GOT A CHICKEN [2]. American, Reel (cut time). E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Devil's Box): ABAC (Phillips).


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Eck Robertson (1887-1975, Borger, Texas) [Phillips]; Howdy Forrester, who had the tune from his Uncle Bob [Hartford/Devil's Box].

Printed sources : - Stephen F. Davis (Devil's Box), vol. 22, No. 2, Summer 1989; p. 48. Stacy Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 108.






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