Muddy Creek (2)

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X:1 T:Muddy Creek [2] S:John Masters (1904-1986, Lexington, Fayette County, central Ky.) M:C| L:1/8 N:Field recording by John Harrod c. 1975 F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/muddy-creek-0 N:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/3459 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz R:Reel K:D [D4A4]||fafe d2d2|BAFG ABdf|a2f2d2 ((3BdB)|A2 A2- ABdf| a2 fe d2d2|BAFG A4|A4F2DF |EDB,C D3E|| |:F2BF AFEF|D2D4 DE|F2F2 ABAF|EDB,C D2 DE| F2BF AFEF|D2[D4A4]||d2|fafed2d2|BAFG ABdf| a2f2d2Bd|A4A2 de|fafe d2d2|BAFG A4| [F3A3][EA] [FA][EA][DA][FA]|[EA][DA]B,C D2DE:||



MUDDY CREEK [2]. AKA and see "Morgan on the Railroad (1)." Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Kentucky. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. No relation to "Muddy Creek (1). Titon (2001) transcribes the tune in one part, but Masters' version is actually in ABA'BA' form, where the 'B' part is only six measures long.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - John Masters (Lexington, Fayette County, central Ky., c. 1975), learned from Jessamine County, Ky., African-American fiddler Jim Booker [Titon].

Printed sources : - Titon (Old-Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes), 2001; No. 106B, p. 135.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Hear John Harrod's c. 1975 field recording of John Masters' playing the tune at Berea Sound Archives [1] and at the Digital Library of Appalachia [2]



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