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X:1 T:John Henry [2] N:From the playing of W.L. "Jake" Phelps (1885-1977, Pea Ridge, Todd N:County, southwest Ky.), recorded in 1973 in the field by Bruce Greene. M:C| L:1/8 D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/john-henry-1 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G de|g2 ga gede|g2ga g2ed|g2 ge gedg|e2d2 e2 de| g2 ga gedg|edB2A2 GA|[G2B2]AG EDE-G|[GA]-[G2B2](A [G2B2])BA| GBAG ED E2|G3G G2([GB]A)|GBAG ED E-G|[GA]-[G2B2](A [G2B2])BA| GBAG ED E2|G3G G2|



JOHN HENRY [2]. American, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - William Lee "Jake" Phelps (1883-1977, Todd County, Ky.) [Milliner & Koken].

Printed sources : - Milliner & Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 343.



See also listing at :
Hear Jake Phelps' 1973 field recording by Bruce Greene at Slippery Hill [1]
Hear Hyden, Ky., fiddler Theophilus G. Hoskins' 1937 field recording by the Lomax's at the Internet Archive [2]



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