Hell Up Coal Holler (1)

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HELL UP COAL HOLLER [1]. AKA - "Hell Up Coal Creek Holler." American, Reel (cut or 2/4 time). USA, West Virginia, southwest Virginia. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Reed): AA'BB' (Milnes). Gerry Milnes and Henry Reed's versions are similar, albeit with parts reversed. A different tune by this name is said to have been in eastern Kentucky fiddler Ed Haley's [1] (1885-1951) repertoire.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -Armin Barnett [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 110.

Recorded sources: -"Old Tyme Fiddling/Old Time Way." Jim Martin Productions JMP201, Gerry Milnes (et al) - "Gandydancer." Shanachie Records, Gerry Milnes & Lorraine Lee - "Hell Up Coal Holler" (1999).

See also listing at:
Hear Alan Jabbour's 1967 field recording of Henry Reed playing the tune at Slippery Hill [2]



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