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X:1 T:Stuart's Longbow S:Roy Bennett (1895-1986, Battletown, Meade County, north-central Kentucky) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D:Jason Cade & Rob McMaken - "Hog-Eyed Man 2" (2015) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/stuarts-longbow Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D +slide+[A6A6]d2|BAFE DEFG|AF[FB]F ABdd|fd-ef e2[d2f2]| [A3A3](D[F2A2])d2|BAFE D2FG|A2B2 ABdd|fdfc- d2| [A6A6]dA|BAFE D2FG|AFBF ABdd|fd-ef e2[d2f2]| [A3A3](D[F2A2])d2|BAFE D2FG|A2B2 ABdd|fdfc- d2|| fg|a2b2 afdf|e2[d2f2] fdBB|A2F2 ABdd|fdef e2ef| a2b2 afdf|edfd edBd|A2F2 ABdd|fdec d2:|]



STUART’S LONGBOW. American, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. The tune is sourced to fiddler Roy Bennett (1895-1986) of Battletown, Meade County, north-central Kentucky. Meade County is bounded on two sides by the Ohio River, across which is the state of Indiana.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Pete Sutherland (Vermont) [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 232.

Recorded sources: -Badger Bgr 1003 (cass.), Don Pedi - "Mountain Magic" (2006). Jason Cade & Rob McMaken - "Hog-Eyed Man 2" (2015).

See also listing at:
Hear Roy Bennett's 1976 field recording by Bruce Greene at Slippery Hill [1]
Hear Arville "Sandy" Sandusky's field recording by Bruce Greene at Berea Sound Archives [2]



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