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PATTY ON THE TURNPIKE. See "Paddy on the Turnpike (1)." Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Pennsylvania. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Source Sarah Armstrong's version is a simplified variant of "Paddy on the Turnpike," albeit Armstrong's version is in major and not modal tonality. See Bayard's note for "Paddy on the Turnpike (1)" for more on this tune and tune family.

Sarah Armstrong

Source for notated version: Mrs. Sarah Armstrong, (near) Derry, Pennsylvania, November 18, 1943 [Bayard].

Printed sources: Bayard (Hill Country Tunes), 1944; No. 31B.

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