X:1 T:Jimmy Johnson N:From the playing of fiddler Ernie Carpenter (1909-1997, Braxton County, N:W.Va.), recorded in 1987 from a live performance at the 1987 Brandywine N:Friends of Old Time Music Festival. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick"' N:AEae tuning (fiddle) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/jimmy-johnson-0 D:Field Recorders Collective FRC-204, "Ernie Carpenter" (2015) K:A [d2e2]-||S[ee]f-[ee]c BAcc|ec-BA B-cce-|ef-ec BABc|ec-BB A2[d2e2]-| [ee]f-[ee]c BA(B/c/)c|ec-BA B-cce-|ef-ec BABc|ec-BB A2|| [A,2E2]-|[A,E]aaa a2a2-|aaba a2 af|ea2a abaf|ecBc A2ce-| [A,2E2]-|[A,E]aaa a2a2-|aaba a2 af|ea2a abaf|ecBA B-c2ce-S||
JIMMY JOHNSON. American, Reel (cut time). USA; Virginia, West Virginia. A Major. AEae tuning (fiddle). AAB. A common West Virginia tune, and elsewhere, under different titles. In the repertiore of W.Va. fiddlers Melvin Wine and Ernie Carpenter (who learned it from his father Shelt Carpenter). It was said to have been Wine's favorite tune.