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X:1 T:Shamrock Shoddy S:Pat Kingery (1912-1976, Nobob, Barren County, south-central Ky.) N:Field recording 1976 by Bruce Greene M:C| L:1/8 F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D +slide+[A2A2][AA][AB] [A2A2][DA][EA]|[A2A2][F2A2][F3A3][FA]|[E2A2] [E2A2][E2A2][E2A2]|B2[EA][FA] [E2A2][E2A2]| +slide+[A3A3][AA] [A2A2][AA][AA]|[F2A2][FA]-[EA][F3A3][FA]|[E2A2][EA][EA] [EA][FA][EA][FA]|[FA][EA][EA][EA][D2A2][D2A2]| +slide+[A3A3][AB] [A2A2][FA][DA]|[EA][F2A2][FA] [F3A3][FA]|[EA][E3A3]-[E2A2][E2A2]|[DA][E2A2][FA] [E2A2][F2A2]-| [A2A2][AA][AB] [A2A2][AA][DA]|[EA][F2A2][FA] [F2A2][FA][DA]|[E2A2][E2A2]- [EA][FA][EA]-[FA]|[D4A4][D4A4]|| d2[df][df]a2aa|e2f2g3g|fefg fedd|e2 ef e2dd| d2ff a2aa|e3f g3g|fefg e-fff|e2d2d3|| |:[Af]-|[A2a2][A2f2][A2a2][A2f2]|ae-f2 a3f-|gfe2 efe2|c-def e2e2| [A3f2]g a2fe|fefa- a2a2|e2f2 gf e2|d4d3:|

SHAMROCK SHODDY. American, Reel (cut or 2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Silberberg): ABCC. The tune is sourced to Nabob, Barren County, south-central Kentucky (below Bowling Green), fiddler Pat Kingery (1912-1976), who was recorded in the field by collector Bruce Greene. The melody was perhaps originally a schottische.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Greg Canote [Silberberg].

Printed sources : - Silberberg (93 Fiddle Tunes I Didn’t Learn at the Tractor Tavern), 2004; p. 39.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Hear Kingery's 1976 field recording at Slippery Hill [1], the Digital Library of Appalachia [2], Berea Sound Archives [3] and the Internet Archive [4].

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