Paddy on the Pike

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X:1 T:Paddy on the Pike N:From the playing of fiddler Wilson Douglas N:(1922-1999, Clay County, central W.Va.) M:C| L:1/8 N:AEae tuning (fiddle) D:Marimac AHS CS 01, Wilson Douglas - "Boatin' up Sandy" (1989) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/paddy-pike Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A (3efg|"*"a2 aa aecc|d2f2 edcA|AA A2 cccA|BABc A2:| [d2e2]|-[e6e6] ed|cAcA BABA|[E3A3]e d2d2| cAcA BABG|[M:2/4] A2 EF| [M:C|]A2A2 cAcA|BABA c2AG |A2A2 cAcA|BABG A2|| P:Substitutions: ((3efg|a2){g}a2{g}aecc||



PADDY ON THE PIKE. AKA and see "Half Past Four." American, Reel (cut time). USA, West Virginia. A Major. Standard or AEae tuning (fiddle). ABCC'. Not "Paddy on the Turnpike," which was also in the repertoire of fiddler Wilson Douglas[1] (1922-1999). East Kentucky fiddler Ed Haley played the tune as "Half Past Four."
Wilson Douglas


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Wilson Douglas (Clay County, central W.Va.) [Phillips]. f_printed_sources=Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 179.



Recorded sources : - Marimac Cassette AHS 01, Wilson Douglas - "Boatin' Up Sandy" (1989). Rounder CD0364, Wilson Douglas - “The Marimac Anthology: Deep in Old-Time Music” (1996). Rounder 0047, Wilson Douglas - "The Right Hand Fork of Rush's Creek" (1975).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Hear Kevin Delaney's 1973 field recording of Douglas playing the tune at the Digital Library of Appalachia [3] and Berea Sound Archives [4]
Hear Douglas's 1989 recording at Slippery Hill [5]
See/hear a jam session recording of the tune [6]
See Austin Rogers' standard notation transcription of the tune [7]



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