New Jordan

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NEW JORDAN. American, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The source for the tune is Uncle Norman Edmonds [1] (1889-1976), of Hillsville, Virginia.

Norman Edmonds
There is a musically unrelated shape-note hymn called "New Jordan," although the titles may prove to have some kind of association. Norman Edmond's "New Jordan" is reminiscent of, and perhaps cognate with, "Cripple Creek."



Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Field Recorder Collective FRC301, "Norman Edmonds and the Old Timers, Volume 1" (2004).

See also listing at:
See/hear the tune played on youtube.com [2]




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