Running through the White Oaks
X:1 T:Running in the White Oaks (partial transcription) N:From the playing of fiddler John Lusk (1886-1969, Warren County, Tenn.), N:with Muprh Gribble (ban.) & Alvin York (gtr.), from a Sept. 1946 LOC field N:recording by Margaret Mayo at Campaign, Tenn. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" D:Library of Congress AFS 08513 B, Lusk, Gribble & York (1946) D:Rounder CD 0238, Lusk, Gribble & York - "Altamont: Black Stringband Music D:from the Library of Congress" D:https://www.gribbleluskandyork.org Z:Andrew Kuntz K:G B-de2|:g3a g-edd|e3d B-de2|g3 a gdBB|G4 B-de2| g3a g-edg|e2 ab a2b2|g3a geBB|1G3G B-de2:|2 G2AA GA A2|| B2d2d2e2|A4 BAAB|Bdde gedB |G2| G2 AA Bd d2|gedB G2||
RUNNING THROUGH THE WHITEOAKS. AKA - "Running in the White Oaks." Old-Time, Breakdown (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). "Running through the White Oaks" was the repertoire of the John Lusk Band from the Cumberland Plateau region of the Ky./Tenn. border. The tune was recorded in the field by in 1946, and again in 1949, by Margot Mayo, Stu Jamieson, and others for the Library of Congress from the playing of an African-American string band consisting of John Lusk, Murphy Gribble, and Albert York.