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HICKORY JACK. American, Reel. USA, south-central Kentucky. A Mixolydian/Dorian. Standard or AEae tuning (fiddle). AABBC. Recorded in 1937 for the Library of Congress by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax from the playing of Luther Strong. Titon (2001) says the tune's provenance was the southeastern Kentucky coal fields, and is closely related to a central Appalachian tune called "Route (The)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Luther Strong (1892-1962, Hazard, Perry County, Ky., 1937) [Titon].

Printed sources : - Titon (Old-Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes), 2001; No. 60, p. 91.



See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Hear Luther Strong's LOC recording at Juneberry 78's [2] and Slippery Hill [3]



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