Root Hog or Die (2)

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X:1 T:Root Hog or Die [2] N:From the playing of fiddler Clyde Davenport (Wayne County, Ky.) N:Davenport (b. 1921) was born in Blue Hole Hollow, near Mt. Pisgah on the N:Cumberland Plateau in south-central Kentucky, not far from the border with N:Tennessee. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Moderately Quick." D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/root-hog-or-die Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C (E|c2)BB A2GG|AGBG [E3c3]D|C2[CE][CD]- [C2E2][CE]C|D(B,2G,) [C3E3]E|[E2c2] BB A2GB| AGBG [E3c3]D|C2[CE][CD]- [C2E2][CE]C|[M:3/2]DC(B,G,) [C4E4]- [CE]D-ED| G2 ED ^FGAGD2-D2| [M:C|]DEFG AGAd |BGB-d B3c|BABB d2[Ec][Ec] |cdcG E3E|^FGFE DGFE| [M:3/2]EC([CE]D) [C4E4]-[CE]D-ED| [M:C|]G2 ED ^FGAG|D2-D2 DEFG|AGAd BGB-d B3c| BABB d2[Ec][Ec] |cdcG E3E|^FGFE DGFE|EC([CE]D) [C3E3]||



ROOT HOG OR DIE [2]. American, Reel and song (cut time) . C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: - Bill Mansfield & the Carolina Mockingbirds - "Root Hog or Die" (2005).

See also listing at:
Hear Clyde Davenport's 1993 field recording by Jim Nelson at Slippery Hill [1]
Hear Andy Cahan's version at Slippery Hill [2]
Hear Carl Jones's version at youtube.com [3]


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