Old Blue Bonnet (2)

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X:1 T:Old Blue Bonnet [2] N:From the playing of Bruce Greene, who learned it from Uncle George N:C. Nicholson (1854-1941) of Laurel County, southeast Kentucky. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEac# tuning (fiddle). Drone liberally on the top strings, which makes N:the tune. D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/old-blue-bonnet Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A [c3e3]e [c2e2]([cf]e)|ce2f e2e2|ce2f efec|cBcB A2[A,2E2]| [A3e3]c ece2|ceee f-eef| ecef efec |cBcB A2 [A,2E2]| [A4e4]e2([cf]e)|ceef e2e2|ce2c e2c2|ABcB A4|| |:[A,2E2]c2B-A c2|AAB-c A2[FA][FA]|[EA]-[A2A2][AA] [A2A2]AB|"*"cABc A2AF| [A,2E2]c2B-A c2|cAB-c A2[F2A2]|[EA]-[A2A2][AA] [A2A2][Ae][Be]|1cABc A2AF:|2cABc A2[A,2E2]|| P:Substitutions "*"ABcB ABcA||



OLD BLUE BONNET [2]. American, Reel (cut time). A Major. AEac# or GDgd tuning (fiddle). ABB'. This version of "Old Blue Bonnet" is from the playing of Uncle George C. Nicholson (1854-1941) of Clay County (near Laurel County), southeast Ky. Nicholson, who was then in his eighties, was recorded by Alan and Elizabeth Lomax in 1937 on a collecting trip for the Library of Congress.


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Hear the tune played by Bruce Greene at Slippery Hill [1] See/hear Bruce Greene play the tune on youtube.com



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