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X:1 T:Putner's Run N:From the playing of fiddler Estil Adams (Washington Courthouse, Ohio), N:recorded in the field by Jeff Goehring M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/putners-run Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G Bc|dBdB c3A- |BcBA G2[G2B2]|AFAB cAFD |"*"GFGB d2Bc| dedB {B}c2c2|BcBA G2[G2B2]|DFAB cAFD|G2 ([GB]A)[G2B2]:|| |:D2-|DG[GB]G [GB]G[GB]G|D-F[FA]F [FA]F[FA]F|DEFF ABAF-| DG[GB]G [GB]G[GB]G|D-F[FA]F [FA]FBA|G2 ([GB]A)[G2B2]:|| P:Substitution "*"GABc d2Bc||



PUTNER’S RUN. American, Reel (cut timet). USA, Ohio. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. From the repertoire of Washington Courthouse, Ohio, fiddler Estill Adams, collected in the 1980's by Jeff Goehring. In Ohio, a 'run' is another name for a creek. The tune has been considerably "folk-processed" from Adam's original version. Adams' tune is musically unrelated to northeast Ky. fiddler Jimmy Wheeler's "Putney's Run." One strain of fiddler Fred Stoneking's "Cherry Blossoms" is very similar to Adam's "Putner's Run."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Scott Marckx [Silberberg].

Printed sources : - Silberberg (Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern), 2002; p. 122.



See also listing at :
Hear Estill Adams field recording by Jeff Goehring at Slippery Hill [1]
Hear Lynn Frederick play the tune fast and slow at Fiddle Club of the World [2] [3]



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