Oak Ridge Stomp
X:1 T:Oak Ridge Stomp N:From the playing of Nile Wilson (1912-2008, Linn County, north-central Mo.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" D:MSOTFA-202, Nile Wilson - "TIe Hacker Hoe-Down" (1995) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/tiehacker-rag Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D f2-|fafe d2d2|ABAF D2[FA]-[GA]-|[A2A2][A2A2]E2F2|ABAF D2f2-| fafe d2d2|ABAF D2[FA]-[GA]-|[A2A2][A2A2]B2c2|[F3d3][Fd] [F2d2]|| |:+slide+[A2A2]-|[A2A2]f2 fedc|B2 [B2g2]gfed|c2a2 B2c2|dedB AGFE| D2f-g fedc|B2 g-a gfed|c2a2 B2[c2a2]|[F3d3]d [F2d2]:|
OAK RIDGE STOMP. American, Reel (cut time). USA, Missouri. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Howard Marshall reveals that the title refers to the white oak woods in Linn County, Missouri. Irish laborers cut and fashioned railroad ties from trees in the woods in the latter 19th century.
- For extended discussion of tie hackers and the Wilson family, see Howard Marshall, Play Me Something Quick and Devilish, 2012, pp. 210-212.