Jack of Diamonds (2)

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X: T:Jack of Diamonds [2] N:Transcribed by John Hartford rom the playing of Owen "Snake" N:Chapman of Canada, east Ky., who learned it from an old fiddler N:in Chicago. M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 28, No. 2, Summer 1994 (p. 29) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C G,B,|CC CC|C/C/c/c/ A/c/c|CC CC|F/E/D/C/ B,D/D| CC CC|C/C/c/c/ A/c/c|[ee]>g e/d/c/A/|c/A/G/F/ E/C/C:| |:e/gg/ ga/g/|d/gg/ g2|f/e/f/g/ aa|f/e/f/g/ aa| g>g g/a/g/e/|c/A/e/d/ c/A/G|c<[ee] [ee]>d|c/A/G/E/ D/C/C:|]



JACK OF DIAMONDS [2]. AKA and see "Fort Worth." American, Reel (2/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was in the repertory of east Kentucky fiddler Owen "Snake" Chapman, but he told John Hartford he had learned it from an old fiddler in Chicago. The tune may have a southwestern U.S. provenance.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Texas fiddler Hugh Farr [Phillips]; Owen "Snake" Chapman (Canada, Kentucky) [Hartford/Devil's Box, Milliner & Koken].

Printed sources : - Milliner & Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 326. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 120.

Recorded sources : - Rounder CD 0378, Owen "Snake" Chapman - "Up in Chapman's Hollow" (1996).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Hear Owen Chapman's version at Slippery Hill [2]



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