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TENNESSEE REEL. AKA and see "Butterfly Reel (2)." American, Reel (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. "Tennessee Reel" was published by Ira Ford, who printed it in his Traditional Music in America (1940). However, the reel was published more than forty years earlier by Boston-based White, Smith & Co. in White's Unique Collection (1896) under the title "Butterfly Reel (2)."