Annotation:Illinois Whiskey

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X:1 T:Illinois Whiskey N:A version of Rye Staw N:From the playing of Street Butler (1904-1977, Elkton, Todd County, N:southwest Kentucky), recorded in the field by Bruce Greene, 1976. N:Drone strings throughout. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D +slide+[A3a3][Af]- [A2a2][A2a2]|[Aa][Aa][A2a2][Ae]-[A3f3]|{f}[A3a3][Af]- [A2a2][A2a2]|[Af][Ae][D2d2] [D4d4]:| |:[A=f]-[A^f]-[A2f2][Ae] [D2d2][D2d2]|+slide+[Af][Ae][D2d2][D4d4]|[A=f]-[A^f]-[A2f2][Ae] [D2d2] [D2B2]|[D4A4][D4d4]:|

ILLINOIS WHISKEY. AKA and see "Rye Straw (1)." American, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Illinois Whiskey" is a version of the better-known "Rye Straw (1)" from the playing of fiddler Street Butler (1904-1977), of Elkton, Todd County, insouthwest Kentucky. Mr. Butler was recorded in January, 1976, by musician and collector Bruce Greene.

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See also listing at :
Hear Street Butler's 1976 field recording by Bruce Greene at Berea Sound Archives [1]

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