Paddy on the Turnpike (3)

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X:1 T:Patty on the Turnpike T:Paddy on the Turnpike (3) N:From the playing of Fiddlin' Cowan Powers (1877-1952?, Russell County, N:southwest Va.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Victor 19540 (78 RPM), Fiddlin Powers (1924) D:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnVrTXvkct0 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C e-g3 g2ag||Se2dd cAGc|eg-gg agag|e2d2 cA G2|ea-aa abag| e2dd cAGA|e-g-gg a2g-a-|abag e2dd|cdcA c2eg| e2d2 cAGc|eg-gg abag|e2dd cAGA|ea-aa abag| e2dd c2GA|e-g-gg a2g-a-|abag e2dd|cdcA c2|| |:G,2-|G,A,CD EDCD|Ac-cd cAGc|AAGG A2GG|A2 GG A2G2| [M:3/2]Ac-cd AGEC DCA,C|[M:C|]G,A,CD EDCD|Ac-cd cAGc| AGcG A2G2|egag e2d2|1cdcA c2:|2 cdcA c2agS||



PADDY ON THE TURNPIKE [3]. AKA and see "Wagoner (1)." American, Reel (cut time). USA, West Virginia. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB (Phillips): ABBC (Reiner & Anick). A version of the reel usually known as "Wagoner (1)" (and variants of that title) recorded by both W.Va.'s Kessinger Brothers (Clark & Luches) in 1928 and Fiddlin' Cowan Powers [1] as "Patty on the Turnpike" (Edden Hammons also played a "Patty on the Turnpike," but it is a crosstuned AEae version in the key of 'A').

Clark Kessinger


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Clark Kessinger (W.Va.) [Phillips, Reiner & Anick].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 180. Reiner & Anick (Old-Time Fiddling Across America), 1989; p. 79.

Recorded sources : - County 747, Clark Kessinger - "Sweet Bunch of Daisies." County 525, Fiddlin' Cowan Powers 1877-1952? (Russell County, southwest Va.) as "Patty on the Turnpike." Rounder 0128, The Backwoods Band - "Jes' Fine" (1980). Victor 19540 (78 RPM), Fiddlin’ Cowan Powers (1924). Vocalion 5248 (78 RPM), Kessinger Brothers (1928. Appears as “Patty on the Turnpike”).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Hear Fiddlin' Cowan Powers' recording on youtube [3]



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