Ladies Fancy (7)

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X:1 T:Ladies Fancy [7] N:From the playing of fiddler Art Galbraith (1909-1993, Springfield, Mo., though N:originally from Greene County, Mo., Ozarks region). M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Moderately Quick" D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/ladies-fancy-0 D:Rounder 0157, Art Galbraith - "Simple Pleasures" (1984) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D [A,D]-[B,D]-|[DD]DDF A2 A-d|BAGB AGFE|D2 DF A2A2|A,G,A,-B, [A,2E2] (B,C| [D2D2])DF A2Ad|BAGB AGFA|d2 dA cdee|defe d2:| |:ea|fedf edcA|dcdB AGFD|GGBG A2 AA| Be2f e2ea| fedf edcA| d2 d-B AEFD|d2 dA cdee|defe d2:|]



LADIES FANCY [7]. American, Reel (cut time). USA, Missouri. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. There are other, unrelated, Midwest tunes by this title, as well as "Ladies Fancies' from other regions. Missouri fiddler Art Galbraith always heard this tune called by the "Ladies Fancy" name. Beisswenger & McCann (2008) note similarities with Lonnie Robertson's "Caney Mountain Hornpipe," and there are similarities with "Say Old Man."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Art Galbraith (1909-1993, near Springfield, Missouri), learned from family members [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 39.

Recorded sources: -Rounder Records 0133, Art Galbraith - "Dixie Blossoms" (1981).

See also listing at:
Hear Art Galbraith's 1981 recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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