Rock Creek Girls

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X:1 T:Rock Creek Girls N:From the playing of Monroe County, south-central Kentucky, fiddler N:Isham Monday (1879-1964), recorded by D.K. Wilgus, Nov., 1959. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:A version of "Buck Creek Girls/Wild Horse/Stoney Point" Q:"Quick" D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/459 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G |:[G,2G2][B2g2]d2 ed|[G,2G2][B2g2] edBA|[G,2G2][Bg][Bg]d2 ed|BGAc BGG2:| |:([Be]-[e2e2])[ee] [e2e2][e2e2]|{e}fedd edBA|([Be]-[de]-[ee])[ee] [e2e2]eg|feae- g2ed| [Be][Ae][B2e2]- [e3e3][ee]| {e}fed2 edBA|([Be]-[de]-[ee])[ee] [e2e2]e2|1bgaf g2ed:|2bgaf g3z||



ROCK CREEK GIRLS. AKA and see "Buck Creek Girl," "Old Dad," "Pigtown Fling," "Stoney Point," "Wild Horse." American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAAABB'. "Rock Creek Girls" is fiddler Isham Monday's (1879-1964) version of "Buck Creek Girl," the upland Kentucky title for the reel widely known in various parts of the South and MidWest as "Old Dad," "Pigtown Fling," "Stoney Point," "Wild Horse" and other titles. The 'Rock Creek' title seems unique to Monday, however.

Elizabeth & Isham Monday



Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Isham Monday (1879-1964), Monroe County, south-central Kentucky, situated on the Pennyroyal Plateau region, a hill-country.

Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Hear Isham Monday's 1959 field recording, by D.K. Wigus, at Berea Sound Archives [1]



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