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X:1 T:John Riley the Shepherd S:Art Stamper N:Transcribed from the playing of Craig Judelman, old-time fiddle tutor N:at Camp Fire in the Mountain fiddle course August-September 2022 N:Starts off with A minor, G and E minor chords in A Dorian then gradually N: replace the Am with a C and the Em with a G, and the Am at the end of N:the A part with a D. N:The replacement chords for the B part can be G, C, G, C, G, C, G, D L:1/8 Z:Transcribed by Jan Howard September 2022 K:G d|:"Am" v[e2 e2] ud2 ve2 uJg2 |"G" veudv(BA) uG2 vAuG |"G" v(AB2) u(d B)v(AG)uF |"Em" v(DE3)u[E2G,2], (Jve2 | "Am" [e2 e2]) ud2 ve2 ug2 |"G" veudv(BA) uG2 u(AuG) | "G" v(AB2) ud v(BAG2) |1 "Am" u([JA4 A4] [A3 A3]) [de]:| |2"Am" u([JA4 A4] [A3 A3]) v([D/ A/](B/)||"Em"B2) u(BA) vBuAv(GF) |"Em" uE2u[E4G,4]v(A2|"Em"JB2) u(Bd) v(BA)v(GF)| "Em" uE2u[E4G,4]v(AB) |"Em" vB2 u[B2 G2] vBuAv(GF) | "Em" uE2uE2 vBuAvBud |"Em" ve ud3 vBuA vG2 | "Am" uA8 ||



JOHN RILEY THE SHEPHERD. American, Reel. Standard tuning (fiddle). G Dorian or A Mixolydian (Milliner & Koken). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A slow reel from the repertoire of Art Stamper, Knott County, Kentucky.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Art Stamper [Milliner & Koken].

Printed sources : - Milliner & Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; pp. 344-345.

Recorded sources : - County CO-CD-2729, Art Stamper - "Goodbye Girls I'm Going to Boston" (2000). Adam Hurt - "Earth Tones" (2010).

See also listing at :
See clip of tune played by Lisa and Heather Malyuk, 2008 [1]
Newtuneaday [2]



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