Lost Indian (3)
X:1 T:Lost Indian  S:Violet Hensley (b. 1916, Yellville, Marion County, Arkansas) L:1/8 M:C| N:AEae tuning (fiddle) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/lost-indian-1 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:E (3B,CD|E2EG FEC2|EFEC B,2C2|E2EG F2[G2B2]|[G4c4][G3d3]c| B2G2 BcBG|[M:2/4]F2EF |[M:C|]G2EG E2D2|1E3E E2:|2E8|| |:b2bb b2 gb|c'bg2e4|b2bb gab2|c'4g3b| g2e2 fg e2|cdec B2 EF|G2EG FFD2|1E8:|2 E6||
LOST INDIAN . American, Reel (cut time). USA, western North Carolina, Arksnsas. D Major (most versions): E Major (Hensley). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Silberberg): AABB (Phillips): AABB' (Brody). The tune, known as a local Surry County, North Carolina, regional melody, is similar in many ways to "Cherokee Shuffle." The second strian is a somewhat elongated 10 bars in some of these versions of "Lost Indian". "Lost Indian (3)" was popularized by the fiddling of Kenny Baker, particularly among bluegrass musicians, but his influence was widespread.