Tune for Howdy Forrester

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X:1 T:Tune for Howdy Forrester S:Owen "Snake" Chapman (1919-2002, Canada, Pike County, southeastern Kentucky), from a 1999 home recording M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/tune-howdy-forrester Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G D2|:G2 DG B2 BG |d2Bd g2d2 |gedc BAGB|AGBG DCB,A,| G,B,DF G2[G2B2]|GABd g2d2|fedc BGAF|1G2[G2B2]G2(3DEF:|2G2[G2B2]G2|| cc|+slide+[e4e4][c4e4]|[ce]def g2ef|gfga gedc|B2d2d2dd| +slide+[e4e4][c4e4]|[ce]def g2ef|g2 bg aged|B2d2d2dd| +slide+[e4e4][c4e4]|[ce]def g2ef|gfga gedc|B2d2d2dd| ef2a gdef|gfga gedc|BAGB AGFA|G2 GG G2 (3DEF||



TUNE FOR HOWDY FORRESTER. American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Owen Chapman (1919-2003) of Chapman's Hollow, Canada, Pike County, southeastern Kentucky, for his contemporary, Tennessee fiddler Howard "Howdy" Forrester [1] (1922-1987). The tune was captured during a home recording session in 1999.

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See also listing at:
Hear Owen Chapman play the tune at Slippery Hill [2]
Read interviews with Howdy Forrester by Buddy Spicher (Devil's Box, vol. 21, No. 4, Winter, 1987, pp. 3-14), and by Tex Logan (Devil's Box, vol. 31, No. 3, Fall, 1997; pp. 4-21).



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