Stepping in the Parlor
X:1 T:Stepping in the Parlor N:From the playing of Alfred Bailey (Fleming County, Ky.), N:recorded in the field in 1986 by John Harrod. N:Bailey had the tune from Henry York. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/3969 K:D (=f|^f)edB ABde|fddf edde|fedB ABde|fded d2(=f| ^f)edB ABde|fdfd eBde|f[df]de BAde|fded [d4f4]|| f-a2b- a2a2|f-aab aA[Aa]=f-|^fedB ABde|fded Bcde| faab aaaa|faab aaa=f-|^fedB ABde|fded d2||
STEPPING IN THE PARLOR. American, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "Stepping in the Parlor" is from the playing of fiddler Alfred Bailey (1918-1996) of Flemingsburg, Fleming County, northeast Kentucky. Bailey said he had the tune from a local contemporary fiddler named Henry York (he also learned tunes from a Tom York, perhaps a brother or other relative, who worked on the Ohio River steamboats).