Little Boy Working on the Road (2)
X:1 T:Little Boy, Working on the Road  S:Effie Pierson M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEae tuning (fiddle) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/little-boy-working-road-0 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A cd|e2e2 (ef)ec| BcBA GEcd|+slide+[e2e2][e2e2]efec|A2cc A2cd| [e2e2][e2e2] (ef)ec| B(cB)A GEA(c|d2)e=g fdec|A2 cc A2:|| ef|[d2=g2][d2g2] eefe|BcBA GEef|[d2=g2][d2g2] gfec|A2cc A2ef| [d2=g2][d2g2] eefe|BcBA GEA(c|d2)e=g ffec|A2 cc A2||
LITTLE BOY WORKING ON THE ROAD . American, Reel (cut time). USA, East Kentucky. A Major/Mixolydian. AEae tuning (fiddle). AA'B. Words sung to the melody, according to Razor Wolfenbarger (see Rounder 0394) of Estil County, Ky., went:
Little boy, little boy, working on the road,
Working for a dollar to pay his board.
- See Anna Roberts-Gevalt's article on Effie Pierson in The Old Time Herald, vol. 12, No. 5, 2010.