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ROCKY ROAD TO DENVER. AKA and see “Oh My Foot,” "Rocky Road to Dublin (9)," “Where is My Other Foot?” Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Ozarks. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB’. A relative of the familiar British Isles tune “Temperance Reel.” The tune is sometimes mistakenly called by the more familiar title “Rocky Road to Dublin (9).”

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Gene Goforth (1921-2002, High Ridge, Mo.), learned from Roy Wooliver (Dent, Co., Mo., died 1964) [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 48.

Recorded sources: - Rounder CD-0435, “Traditional Fiddle Music of the Ozarks, vol. 1.” Rounder CD-0388, Gene Goforth – “Emminence Breakdown” (1997).

See also listing at:
Hear John Hartford's field recording of the tune played by Roy Wooliver at Slippery Hill [1]



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