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X:1 T:Smokey Hornpipe N:From a field 1981 field recording by John Harrod. At the time N:Davenport (b. 1921) lived near Monticello, Wayne County, south-central Ky. N:Played as a 'swung' reel, not as an English dotted hornpipe. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/3537 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D AFAA- dAFD| GABA d2B2|Acee aecA|dfed +slide+[d2f2]d2| AFAA dAFD|GABA d2B2|Acee aecA|[d3f3][dg] [d2f2][d2f2]:| |:afdf afd2|gece gec2|afdf afd2|efed c2A2| afdf afd2|gece gecA|defe aecA|[d3f3][dg] [d2f2][d2f2]:|



SMOKEY HORNPIPE. AKA – “Smoky Hornpipe.” American, Hornpipe (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Jeff Titon (2001) says the high part of the tune is related to “Texas Quickstep (1)”/”Rachel.”

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Clyde Davenport (b. 1921, Monticello, Wayne County, Ky., 1990) [Phillips, Titon].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 225. Titon (Old Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes), 2001; No. 150, p. 175.

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



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