Red Apple Rag (1)
X:1 T:Red Apple Rag  M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Quick" S:Arthur Smith (1898-1971, Humphreys County, east Tennessee) D:County 546, "Fiddlin' Arthur Smith & His Dixieliners vol. 1" (1978) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/red-apple-rag-1 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G DC|B,CDG EFG(A|B)dBG- GBAG|EGAB cBcd|e^dec- cdcB| AdBc dcde|faf(d [d2f2])(f2|g)bge |dBAG- G2:| |:Bc|d2g2-gfg2 |+slide+(b^ab)g- gage|cdeg- geg2|agec- cdcB| AdBc dcde|faf(d [d2f2])(f2|g)bge |dBAF- G2:|]
RED APPLE RAG . Old-Time, Bluegrass; Country Rag (2/4 time). USA; Nebraska, Kentucky. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Christeson): AABB (Phillips): AA'BB' (Devil's Box). A widely-known, and frequently played and recorded tune, popularized by Tennessee fiddle legend Arthur Smith  (1898-1971). The composition is often credited to him.