Sally in the Garden (3)

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X:1 % T:Sally in the Garden [3] S:Clyde Davenport (Monticello, Ky.) M:C| N:GDgd tuning L:1/8 R:Reel N:The two measures after the repeat can be substituted N:for the two measures at the asterisk (i.e. measures 7 & 8 N:of 2nd strain). D:Clyde Davenport - Puncheon Camps (1990) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G Odedc B2c2|d2 gd edBc|dedc BG2G|A2FDG4| dedc B2c2|d2 gd edBc|dedc BG2G|A2FDG4|| G2 GE DB,DB,|C2[C2E2]([CE][C2F2])D|[C2E2][C2E2]DB,DB,|C2[C2E2][G,3D3]D| G2 GE DB,DB,|C2[C2E2]([CE][C2F2])D|"*"[C2E2][C2E2]DB,DB,|C2[C2E2][G4D4]| dedc BG2G|A2FDG4O:|| "*"[C2E2][C2E2]D2B,2|A,2 B,A, G,4|



SALLY IN THE GARDEN [3]. American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. This version of “Sally in the Garden” is from Monticello, Kentucky, fiddler Clyde Davenport (). It is ‘crooked’ or irregular in the 2nd strain, with the addition of a musical ‘tag’ at the end, which reprises the two cadence measures of the first strain. The first strain melodic material (with the exception of the 2nd and 6th measures) link Davenport’s tune with the more common “Sally in the Garden (1)”/”Hog Eye (1)” branch of tunes. However, the non-tag part of the 2nd strain of Davenport’s tune employs different melodic material, and the result is that the whole is distinctively different than other versions.
Clyde Davenport


Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Clyde Davenport (Monticello, Wayne County, Ky., 1990) [Titon].

Printed sources : - Titon (Old Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes), 2001; No. 145, p. 172.

Recorded sources: - Berea College Appalachian Center AC002, Clyde Davenport - “Puncheon Camps” (1992).

See also listing at:
Hear Davenport's recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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