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X:1 T:Sugar Baby N:From the playing of Welzie Crisawn (Yancey County, N.C.), recorded N:in the field in 1992 by Bruce Greene M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/1436 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A A2 AA B2 EF|A2 BA F3F|A2 AA BAFF|1 E2 FF A3A:|2[M:3/2]E2 FF A6:|| AB|:[M:C|]c2{d}c2 (c/d/c)AA|A2 {c}BA F3F|A2 AA {c}BAFF|1E2 FF A3(A/B/):|2[M:3/2]E2 FF A4-AF-|]



SUGAR BABE. American, Reel and Song. G Major: A Major. GDgd tuning (fiddle). AABB.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: -Rounder CD0421, Bruce Molsky - “Big Hoedown” (1997. Fiddle part from Clyde Davenport, who lives near Jamestown, Tennessee, lyrics from Fiddlin’ John Carson’s 1929 “Whatcha Gonna Do When the Licker Runs Out”). Reed Island Rounders - “Wolves in the Woods” (1997).

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Hear Big Hoedown's 1998 concert recording from the Brandywine festival at Slippery Hill [2]
Hear western North Carolina fiddler Welzie Crisawn's 1992 field recording (by Bruce Greene) at Berea Sound Archives [3]



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