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X:1 T:Tommy Love S:Taylor & Stella Kimble M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:ADae tuning (fiddle) D:Marimac CS 9036, Carroll County Pioneers F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D "*"f2-|fgag f2A2|dBed B2Bc|d2 ef gfe2|d2d4fg| abag fefe|dBAd BABc|dceg f2e2|d4d2|| FG|AG F2 A>G (F<E)|D3E D2fg|abag f2 e<A|d2 d4 ef| a2 abaf|d2 d2- defg|abag f2ec|d2d4|| ef-|feag f2 fe|dBed B2Bc|dAef gf e2|d2d4 fg| abag fefe|dBed BABc|dBef gfe2|d2 d4|| A2-|AG F2 A>GF<E|D3F D2F2|ABAG FDEF|D2 DF D2A2- AG F2 AGEF|D3F D2F2|ABAG FDEF|D2 DF D2|| P:Substitutions "*"fg|abag f3e|dBed BABc|dBef gfec|d2d4||

TOMMY LOVE. AKA and see "John Lover," "John Lover's Gone," "John's Lover's Gone," "John the Lover," "Poor Johnny's gone to War." American, Reel (cut time). Standard tuning (fiddle). A popular band piece and dance tune in the N.C./Va. Blue Ridge region, known particularly as "Tommy Love" in the Patrick County, Va. area. See also note for "John Lover's Gone" for more info.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: -County 201, The Old Virginia Fiddlers (Patrick County, Va.) - "Rare Recordings, 1948 49." Field Recorder Collective FRC106, "The Kimble and Wagoner Families" (2006). Flying Cloud FC-023, Kirk Sutphin - "Fiddlin' Around." Heritage/Galax LP 022, The Kimble Family - "Eighty Miles Apart" (1978). Marimac 9036, The Kimble Family - "Carroll County Pioneers" (1992). Rounder 0057, Delmar Pendleton (Lone Ivy section, Woolwine, Patrick County, Va.) "Old Originals, vol. 1" (1978).

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Hear Taylor Kimble's field recording at Slippery Hill [2]

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