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X:1 T:Three Way Hornpipe N:Transcribed by Frank Maloy from John Sharp's recording M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 23, No. 4, Winter 1989 (p. 43) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A e/g/|"A"a/e/g/e/ f/a/e/g/|a/e/c/A/ B/A/E/A/|"E7"B/A/B/c/ d/f/e/d/|"A"c/A/B/A/ Ee/g/| a/e/g/e/ f/a/e/g/|a/e/c/A/ B/A/e/A/|"E7"f/g/a/f/ e/d/c/A/|"A"B/A/c/A/ B/A/C| "A"E/AA/ Ac|"D"B/A/B/c/ d/e/f/e/|"E7"f/g/a/f/ e/d/c/d/|"A"e/ab/ a:| |:E-|"A"E/AA/ Ac|"D"B/A/B/c/ d/e/f/e/|"E7"f/g/a/f/ e/d/c/A/|"A"B/A/c/A/ B/A/C| "A"E/AA/ Ac|"D"B/A/B/c/ d/e/f/e/|"E7"f/g/a/f/ e/d/c/d/|"A"e/ab/ a:| |:A|"A"[ee]>[ee] [ee]e/f/|"E7"=g/f/g/e/ B>A|B/A/B/c/ d/f/e/d/|"A"c/A/B/A/ EA| [ee]>[ee] [ee]e/f/|"E7"=g/f/g/e/ B>A|B/A/B/c/ d/f/e/d/|"A"c/A/B/G/ A:|]



THREE WAY HORNPIPE. American, Reel (2/4 time). USA, Cumberland Plateau (Tenn./Ky.). A Major. Standard or AEae tuning (fiddle). AA'AA'BB'BB'CC'. The tune was recorded Sgt. Alvin York on a home recording machine of the playing of his friend and neighbor, John Sharp (1894-1964) of Sharp Place, Jamestown, Cumberland Plateau, northern Tennessee. The tune is a 'hornpipe' in name only; it is played as a fast breakdown.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - John Sharp (Cumberland Plateau) [Devil's Box, Milliner & Koken, Phillips].

Printed sources : - Stephen F. Davis (Devil's Box), vol. 23, No. 4, Winter 1989; p. 43. Clare Milliner & Walt Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 663. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 228.

Recorded sources : - Apple Blossom Music, "The Moose Whisperers" (2018). County 787, John Sharp Band (the Kentucky Wildcats) ‑ "Five Miles Out of Town: Traditional Music From the Cumberland Plateau, vol. 2" (1986).

See also listing at :
Hear John Sharp's 1949 home recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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