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X:1 T:Kiss Me Sweet S:Marcus Martin (1881-1974, Swannanoa, western N.C.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:Recorded in the field in 1946 by Mayo, Jamieson & Simon D:University of N.C. SFC CD 100, Marcus Martin - D:When I get My New House Done Q:"Moderately quick" F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/kiss-me-sweet Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C GcEc G[Gc][G2c2]|GcEc [B,4D4]|GcEc [Gc][G2c2](e|f)agf e[c3e3]| GcEc G[Gc][G2c2]|GcEc [B,4D4]|GcEc [Gc][G2c2](e|f)agf e[c3e3]|| [c2g2](3age [c2g2](3age|gage fd3|[c2g2](3age [c2g2][c2g2]|eaag edc2| [c2g2](3age [c2g2](3age|gage fd2(g|a)(fg)(e f)(df)(e|f)agf e[c3e3]|| Gcde dcec|Gcde dcAc|Gcde dcde|fagf e[c3e3]| Gcde dcec|Gcde dcAc|Gcde dcde|fagf e[c3e3]|| GcEc [G2c2]z2|GcEc [B,2D2]z2|GcEc [Gc][G2c2](e|f)agf e[c3e3]| GcEc [G2c2]z2|GcEc [B,2D2]z2|GcEc [Gc][G2c2](e|f)agf e[c3e3]||



KISS ME SWEET. American, Reel (cut time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAABCC. One of the more obscure tunes from influential western North Carolina fiddler Marcus Martin. It may have been derived from a song.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Marcus Martin (1881-1974, Ararat, Macon County, North Carolina), recorded in the field in 1946 by Margot Mayo, Stuart Jamieson, and Freyda Simon [Milliner & Koken].

Printed sources : - Milliner & Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 361.

Recorded sources: -Library of Congress AFS 08551 A, Marcus Martin (1946). North Carolina Folklife Institute, Marcus Martin - "When I Get My New House Done" (2007).

See also listing at:
Hear Marcus Martin's 1946 field recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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