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Jenny Lynn (1)



JENNY LYNN [1]. AKA - "Jenny Lind," "Jenny Linn" Bluegrass, Reel (cut time). USA, Ky. A Major. Standard or AEae tunings (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Kentucky mandolin player Bill Monroe, the "Father of Bluegrass." The title is not related to the "Jenny Lind" tunes associated with the mid-19th century Swedish Nightingale, although Monroe did play the familiar polka "Jenny Lind (1)" as well, albeit under the title "Heel and Toe Polka (1)."

Additional notes

Sources for notated versions: - Bill Monroe (Kentucky) [Brody]; Kenny Baker [Milliner & Koken, Phillips].

Printed sources : - Brody (Fiddler's Fakebook), 1983; p. 145. Milliner & Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 333. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 123.

Recorded sources: -MCA DL7-5348, Bill Monroe- "Uncle Pen" (1972). Flying Fish 021, Buddy Spicher- "American Sampler."

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



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