Little Black Dog

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X:1 T:Little Black Dog came Trotting down the Road S:Luther Davis (1887-1986, Grayson County, southwestern Va.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/little-black-dog-came-trotting-down-road Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D d|BABd ABAA|Bd2d de3|BABd ABAA|Bd2e d3|| e|f2a2 g2ee|fa2f e3e|f2a2a2 ba|ffec d2:|]



LITTLE BLACK DOG. AKA - "Little Black Dog Come a-Trottin' Down the Road." American, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. This rather simple reel is sourced to Galax, Virginia, area fiddler Luther Davis (1887-1986). Missouri fiddler Cyril Stinnett's "Little Dog Trottin' Down The River" has a similar title, but is a different tune.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: -Run of the Mill String Band - "Steal Aboard" (2006). Cat Hair Records, Molly Tenenbaum - "Instead of a Pony" (2002).

See also listing at:
Hear Luther Davis's field recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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