Old Folks Schottische

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X:1 T:Old Folks Schottische S:Darley Fulks M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/old-folks-schottische Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:F A,B,|CC=B,C D2 de|dAcF C2 A,B,|C(DE)F GdB(G|E4) G,A,B,A,| G,2EDCD EG|d2 (c/d/e) dcBG|EDED CDEG|d2B2A2 (3age|(3fcd (3cAF C2 A,B,| CC=B,C D2 de|d3B (3GED C2|DEFG Ac g2|f2 d6| G(AB)c de g2|[M:6/4]a2 fcAF d4 ((3A,B,=B,|[M:C|]C)DEF GdcE|F8|| ae2g fd2f|e2 ce dA2C|DEFG Acdc|BGE2 cd c2| ae2g fd2f|ecGA B2 ED|CDEG d2B2|[M:5/4]A2 (3aeg (3fAd (3cAF C2| [M:C|]a2 eg fd2f|e2 ce dA2C|DEFG Ac g2|f2 +slide+d4 GA| Bcde g2a2|fcAF d2(A,B,|C)DEF GdB(E|F6)||



OLD FOLKS SCHOTTISCHE. American, Schottische (cut time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune was recorded by John Harrod from the playing of Wolfe County, east-central Kentucky fiddler Darley Fulks (1895-1990). Harrod writes [1] that Fulks credited the tune to the repertoire of Dave Athea, a fiddling barber in Campton (though originally from Virginia) from whom he learned several tunes in the early 20th century. Fulks recalled that "when he wasn't cutting hair or shaving somebody" he would play the fiddle, and Fulks would sit on the front steps of the shop and listen.

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Recorded sources: - Field Recorders Collective FRC 716, Darley Fulks - "Kentucky Wild Horse" (2015).

See also listing at:
Hear Darley Fulks recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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  1. Liner notes to FRC 716, Darley Fulks - "Kentucky Wild Horse", 2015..