Shady Grove (2)
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SHADY GROVE . AKA and see "Salt River (3)." Old Time, Breakdown. USA; Virginia, West Virginia. A Dorian (Krassen): A Mixolydian (Phillips). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Krassen): AABB (Phillips). The first and second strains of the melody are reversed between Krassen's and Phillips' printed versions. West Virginia fiddler Oscar Wright’s version is slower and more plaintive than southwest Virginia fiddler Henry Reed’s version (see "Shady Grove (3)), points out musicologist Alan Jabbour.