Lost Girl in the Pine Woods

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X:1 T:Lost Girl in the Pine Hills N:From the playing of fiddler Mulkey Kent (1907-1974, Evening Shade, N:Sharp County, Arkansas). Known as the “Dean of Old-Time N:Fiddlers,” Joseph Mulkey Kent won 31 first prizes for his fiddling, N:including the 1927 Arkansas State Fiddle Championship. Recorded N:in 1959 by John Quincy Wolf (Lyon College). M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:Play ABAC D:http://web.lyon.edu/wolfcollection/songs/kentlost1253.mp3 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G P:A "*"G2 BG cGAG|BAGE[G,4D4]|G2 BG cGAG|BGAF G4| "**"G2 BG cGAG|BAGE [G,3D3]D|G2 BG cGAG|BGAF G4|| P:B GBd=f ecec |dBd^f g2g2|dBd=f ecec |dBAG G4| GBd=f ecec |dBd^f g2g2|gedc BGAF|(G2[G,4G4])[D2d2]-| [Dd]B d2ecec|dBd^f g2g2|dBd=f ecec |dBAG G4| dBd=f ece2|dBd^f g2g2|gedc BGAF|[G,4G4]|| P:C |:G,2B,2C2[CE][CE]|DB,DF G4|G,2B,2C2[CE][CE]|DB,A,B, G,4:| P:Substitutions "*"d3B A2Gc||"**"dGBG cGAG||



LOST GIRL IN THE PINE WOODS. American, Reel (cut time). G Major. GDAd(?) tuning (fiddle). ABAC. The tune was in the repertory of fiddler Joseph Mulkey Kent (1907-1974, of Evening Shade, Sharp County, in the Arkansas Ozarks. Kent was known as the “Dean of Old-Time Fiddlers" of the state and won 31 first prizes for his fiddling,including the 1927 Arkansas State Fiddle Championship. He was recorded in the field in 1959 by John Quincy Wolf, a folklorist from Lyon College.


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See also listing at :
Hear Mulkey Kent's 1959 field recording at Lyon College's John Quincy Wolf Collection of Ozark Folksongs [1] and at Slippery Hill [2]



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