Tie Your Dog Sally Gal

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X:1 T:Tie Your Dog, Sally Gal S:Will Adams (Maryland) M:C| L:1/8 N:From a 1953 field recording N:Adams uses a lot of melodic variation, seldom playing the N:same part the same way twice. D:Smithsonian Folkways CD SF 40097, "Close to Home" (1997) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/tie-your-dog-sally-gal Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:Ador g2 ge d2 ed|BAGE AGE2|g2 ge deed|BAG2 [D2A2]e2-| g2ge d2 ed|BAGE AGE2|g2 ge deed|BAGE [D2A2][D2A2]|| |:cAcA [D2d2]Ad|BAGB AGE2|cAcA dBAd|BAGB A2A2:| c2ec d2 ed|BAGB AGE2|c2ec d2ed|BAGB A2A2| cAcA d2 ed|BAGB AG E2|c2 cA c2ed|BAGB A2ef||



TIE YOUR DOG, SALLY GAL. AKA and see "Tight Your Dog." American, Reel (cut time). A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BBB'B'CCC'C'.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - African-American fiddler Will Adam (born in the 1890’s, whom Mike Seeger recorded in Maryland in the early 1950's) via fiddler Kerry Blech (Seattle, WA) [Phillips]. Adams lived in the community of Ken-Gar, next to Kensington, Maryland, and was one of the first sources Seegar collected from.

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 149.

Recorded sources : - Chubby Dragon Productions CD-1001, Will Adam - "A Tribute to the Appalachian String Band Festival: Clifftop, West Virginia.” Smithsonian Folkways SF CD 40097, “Close To Home: Old Time Music From Mike Seeger's Collection: 1952-1987." (1997).

See also listing at :
Hear Will Adams' 1953 field recording at Slippery Hill [1]
See Dave Bragger's Old-Time Fiddle Lesson on the tune [2]



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