Old Folks Played and the Young Folks Danced

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OLD FOLKS PLAYED AND THE YOUNG FOLKS DANCED. AKA - "Old Folks Play, the Young People Dance," "Old Folks Watch while the Young Folks Dance," "Old Folks, Young Folks." American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Versions are sourced to Kentucky fiddler Manon Campbell (1890-1987).

Source for notated version: Bruce Greene [Phillips].

Printed sources: Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 170.

Recorded sources: Sheesham and Lotus - "Five Miles From Town" (2011). Bruce Greene & Don Pedi - "Stranger on a Mule."

See also listing at:
See banjo tab [1]
Hear the tune played (at learning speed) [2]
Hear Manon Campbell's version at Slippery Hill [3]




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