Hell on the Wabash (3)

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X:1 T:Hell On the Wabash [3] S:John Greig, Edinburgh (probably from Art Rosenbaum) Z:Nigel Gatherer M:4/4 L:1/8 K:G z2|g2 dB GBGB|D2 G2 G2 B2|cBAG F2 A2|BAGF G3 z| g2 dB GBGB|D2 G2 G2 B2|cBAG FGAF|G3 G G2:| |:Bc|d2 d2 dBdB|e2 e2 e2 eg|f2 d2 f2 d2| BAGF G2 Bc| d2 d2 dBdB|e2 e2 e2 eg|f2 d2 f2 d2|BAGF G2:|]



HELL ON THE WABASH [3]. American, Reel. G Major (Ford): D Major (McMahan). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. It is on Missouri fiddler Charlie Walden's list of '100 essential Missouri fiddle tunes'. Missouri fiddler Pete McMahan incorporates the high strain of "Rocky Mountain Goat" in his version of "Hell on the Wabash."


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Ford (Traditional Music in America), 1940; p. 65.

Recorded sources : - Missouri State Old Time Fiddlers Association 001, Pete McMahan - "Ozark Mountain Waltz." Art Rosenbaum - "The Art of the Mountain Banjo."

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



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