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X:1 % T:Rugged Road S:Lyman Enloe (Missouri) M:C| L:1/8 D:Lyman Enloe – Now that’s a good tune Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G |:Bd2d dedc|BABd B2G2|[GB]-[G2c2][GB]- [Gc]ded|cBAB A2G2| Bd2d dedc|BABd B2G2|cBAG FDEF|1G2 ([GA]<[G2B2])[G4B4]:|2G2 ([GA]<[G2B2])[G2B2]Bc|| |:dedc B2[B2g2]|efed c2a2|fafe ddef|gabg d2Bc| dedc B2[B2g2]|efed c2a2|fafe d2ef|1 [Bg][Bf][Bg][Ba] [B4g4]:|]



RUGGED ROAD. Old-Time, Breakdown/Reel. USA, Missouri. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Silberber): AA’BB (Beissenger & McCann). The tune was in the repertoire of Missouri fiddler Lyman Enloe [1] (1906-1998), learned (according to liner notes of the album “Now That’s a Good Tune” (1989) from his father’s friend, fiddler Lee Carpenter (Eldon, Missouri), from whom he learned several older tunes.
Lyman Enloe


Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Carthy Sisco [Silberberg]; Lyman Enloe [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 30. Silberberg (Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern), 2002; p. 134.

Recorded sources: - County Records CO-CD-2702, Lyman Enloe - "Fiddle Tunes I Recall" (1978). MSOTFA 004, Lyman Enloe - "Rugged Road" (1989). SPBGMA Bluegrass Records ‎SRS-7602, Lyman Enloe - "Rugged Road" (1976). Voyager CD 362, Carthy Sisco - "Rugged Road" (2002).

See also listing at:
Hear Lyman Enloe's recording at Slippery Hill [2]



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