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X: 1 % T: Rollstone Mountain C: Ralph Page M: C| L: 1/8 K: D FG | "D"A>B AF Ad fd | "G"G>A "D"GF "Em"E2 EF | "A7"G>A cB AB GA | "D"F2- F2- F2 || FG | "D"A>B AF Ad fd | "G"B>^A Be "Em"g2 Bd | "A7"c>d cB Ac ec | "D"d2- "(G)"d2- "D"d2 |] fg | "D"a2 ~a^g/a/ ba gf | "Em"g2 B2 e2 "E7"ed | "A"c>d cB "A7"Ac de | "D"f2- f2- f2 || fg | "D"a2 ~a^g/a/ "B7"ba gf | "Em"g2 B2 e2 "E7"ed | "A7"c>d cB Ac ec | "D"d2- "G"d2- "D"d2 |]



ROLLSTONE MOUNTAIN. New England, Contra Dance Tune (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Composed by New England dance caller Ralph Page and recorded by The Southerners Plus Two in 1969 (the group consisted of Ken Hillyer, Alan Corkett, Jack Hamilton and Peter Dewdney, plus Leigh Dyer and John Barber). The group the Southerners played extensively with Ralph Page with Ralph Page on his 1966 tour of England and recorded an album based on their experience with him. Rollstone Mountain is northeast of the town Nelson, New Hampshire, where there has been a long history of contra dance activity.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Page (Ralph Page Book of Contras), 1969; p. 15.

Recorded sources: - Dingle's Records DIN 330, The Squarecrows - "Squarecrows" (1984). EFDSS RP 500, Southerners Plus Two - "Southerners Plus Two Play Ralph Page" (1969). Fretless 119, Rodney and Randy Miller - "Castles in the Air."



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