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JOSIE GIRL. American, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'CC'. "Josie Girl" is one of the first tunes Tennessee fiddler Charlie Acuff learned from his grandfather Charlie Boyd Acuff. See also the related "Barlow Knife (2)."

A “josie” is a long cape with an additional cape attached to the outside.

Source for notated version: Charlie Acuff (Tennessee) [Milliner & Koken].

Printed sources: Milliner & Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 350.

Recorded sources: Cleff'd Ear CD TFS 114, Charlie Acuff - "Better Times A Comin'" (2000). [1]

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
See clip of Charlie Acuff playing the tune in 1998 [3]




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