Sail away Ladies (2)

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X:1 % T:Sail Away Ladies [2] S:Kenny Baker (1926-2011, Ky.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:County 731, Kenny Baker - Baker's Dozen (1971) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G ef|g2 ga g2[d2g2]|[e6e6]ef|gabg dgeg|d6 eg| eddB AGED|A A3 {G}[A3A3]G-|[AA]BAG EDEF|G2G2 G2ef|| gfga [d2g2][d2g2]|[e6e6]ef|gabg dgeg|[d6g6]ed| edBB AGEG|EA2B [A3A3]G-|[AA]BAG EDEF|G6 (3EFE||



SAIL AWAY LADIES [2]. Old-Time, Bluegrass; Breakdown. USA. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Phillips): AABB (Brody). See the closely related tune versions "Sally Ann (1)" and "Sally Ann (3)," and "Great Big Taters in Sandy Land."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Kenny Baker [1] (1926-2011, born Burdine, Kentucky) [Brody, Phillips].

Printed sources : - Kenny Baker (Kenny Baker Fiddling), c. 1980's. Brody (Fiddler’s Fakebook), 1983; p. 242. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 207.

Recorded sources: - County 730, Kenny Baker - "Baker's Dozen." County 705, Otis Burris - "Virginia Breakdown" (Brody's version '1C'). Grey Eagle Records 101-C-1, Gene Goforth - "Now that's a Good Tune: Masters of Missouri Fiddling" (1989. Various artists).

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Hear Kenny Baker's 1971 recording on youtube.com [3] amd at Slippery Hill [4]
Hear Gene Goforth's recording at Slippery Hill [5]



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