Honey Creek Special

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HONEY CREEK SPECIAL. American, Reel. USA, Missouri. In the repertoire of Fred Stoneking, named for a "little old drawl up by my dad's farm. The bridge across it was pretty long and had real rickety boards on it. So if you heard a Model A coming across that old clatterty bridge, you knew it was either coming to see the old bachelor that lived near us or coming to our house. Nine out of ten times, it was coming up for fiddling. So we got to consider that bridge a special kind of bridge on account that it would let us know that someone was coming to our house. So the Honey Creek Special let us know that we're gonna have company in about fifteen minutes" (quoted from liner notes to Rounder CD 0381, "Saddle Old Spike").


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Recorded sources : - Rounder 0381, Fred Stoneking - "Saddle Old Spike: Fiddle Music from Missouri" (1996).




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