Little Gal Will Fool Me
X:1 T:Little Gal'l Fool Me N:From the playing of fiddler Joe Birchfield with the Roan Mountain Hilltoppers, N:recorded in 1982. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Down-CD -001, Roan Mountain Hilltoppers - "Down Home" (2000) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/little-gall-fool-me Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D e-f-|:f3a fedd|fded d2d2|Jc3c- c2ea|1fdec d2d2:|2 fdec d2|| dB|:A2F2D2Ad|BGBG BBBB|A2F2D2 eg|1,2 fdec d2 (3dcB:|3fdec d2||
She said, about an hour before she died, she laid up in her bed and said, ‘Bring me my fiddle, I want to play a piece or two.’ She played two or three tunes and laid the fiddle down and was dead. That was from way back, that was my dad’s mother, it was inherited in the family of all of them.
The tune was recorded by the Roan Mountain Hilltoppers, however the band was not an old one, having been formed in 1976 around the nucleus of Joe Birchfield's fiddling and brother Creed Birchfield's banjo playing.