Rocky Mountains (3)

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X:1 T:Rocky Mountains [3] N:From the playing of Everett Kays (1905-1996, Lawrenceburg, N:Anderson County, north-central Kentucky) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" N:1973 field recordings by Bruce Greene N:The 2nd strain is the 1st strain of "Stoney Point/Wild Horse" D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:Emin B-A|B[de]-[e2e2][e3e3]g|fedd edB2|[B3e3]f e2(3ef^g|a2a2 f-g2B-| B2+slide+[e2e2][e3e3]g|fedd edBA|G2AA EDGG | BGA2 [G4B4]:|| D2-|G2 ge d2(dc|B2)ge dc-BA|G2ge d2 dc|BGAF G2D2-| G2 ge d2dc|B2ge dc-BA|G2ge d2 ed|BGAA G2|| Ac-|BABc dedc-|BABc d2G2|BABc dedc|B2AA G2Ac-| BABc dedc-|BABc dB G2|BABc dedc|BGAA G2||

ROCKY MOUNTAINS [3]. American, Reel (cut time). E Minor ('A' part) & G Major ('B' and 'C' parts). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABC. The second strain of Everett Kays' "Rocky Mountains [3]" is the same as the first strain of "Stoney Point/Wild Horse." "Rocky Mountains" is a title that appears in two of the Berea, Ky., fiddle tune lists, a 1915 classroom project of Berea College [1], but it was not a title that was played at the fiddle contests held at Berea between 1919 and 1928 that attracted fiddlers more or less from the same regions as represented in the student lists. There is no way of telling which 'Rocky Mountain' tune the title represents, however.

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Hear Everett Kays' 1973 field recording by Bruce Greene at Berea Sound Archives [2]

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