X:1 T:Sandy Hook M:2/4 L:1/8 S:Ford – Traditional Music in America (1940) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (=f|^fa/)f/ e/d/B/A/|F/G/A/B/ Ad/e/|(f/a/)f/e/ d/B/A/F/|A,/C/E/F/ EF/E/| D a/f/ e/d/A/F/|E/G/B/c/ Be/f/|g/f/g/a/ bc|A/d/d/e/ [Fd]:| K:G |:GB/d/ gg|f/g/a/f/ gf/g/|a/b/a/g/ f/d/e/f/|g/a/g/e/ dB/A/| GB/d/ gg|f/g/a/f/ gf/g/|(ad') ef|[B/g/][B/f/][B/g/][B/a/] [B2g2]:|]
SANDY HOOK. Old Time, Breakdown. D Major ('A' part) & G Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. There is a Sandy Hook in the state of Missouri (on the Missouri River, midway between St. Louis and Kansas City), in a state where Ira Ford collected, but the name is also a common one found many places.