Annotation:Shelvin' Rock (6)

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X:1 T:Shelvin' Rock [6] S:Milo Biggers (1894-1976, Glasgow, Barren County, south-central Kentucky) M:C| L:1/8 N:Play ABCAC N:Recorded in the field in 1975 by Bruce Greene. N:Biggers owned a small store where he sold repaired shoes F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G P:A (3ega|b2b2 abaf|gage d2 ef|gage d2G2|BGAG (E/G/E) (3ega| b2b2 abaf|gage d2 ef|ga e2d2GA|BGAF G2|| P:B FE|D2G2[G2B2]AG|Bd2e d2ef|gage dBG2|BBAG E2E2| D2 GA BBA2|Bd2e d2 ef|gage dedc|BGAF G2[G2B2]|| P:C cdcA BcB2|BGAG E2E2|D2G2[GB][GB]A2| Bd2e d2ef|gage d2ed|BGAF G2||

SHELVIN' ROCK [6]. AKA and see "Shelby Rock." American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABCAC. The tune is sourced to fiddler Milo Biggers (1894-1976), of Glasgow, Barren County, in south-central Kentucky, just west of what is considered the Cumberland Plateau region (Glasgow is mid-way between Nashville, Tenn., and Louisville, Ky.). Biggers' "Shelvin' Rock" is unrelated to other tunes of the same name, which are most often played in A cross-tuning. Biggers was recorded in 1974 by field researcher Bruce Greene. See also Kenny Baker's "<incipit title="load:shelby" width=850 link=" Rock">Shelby Rock</incipit>" for a bluegrass-style adaptation of this tune.

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Hear Milo Biggers' 1974 field recording at Slippery Hill [1]

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