Turkey Gobbler (1)

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X:1 T:Turkey Gobbler [1] S:Buddy Thomas (1935-1974, northeastern Ky.) M:C| L:1/8 N:The 'A' strain is only the introduction first part, played once, followed by N:the 'B' part. Every other repetition is A'A'BA'A'B etc. D:Rounder 0376, Buddy Thomas (et al) – "Traditional Fiddle Music of Kentucky, vol. 1: D:Up the Ohio and Licking Rivers" (1997. Originally recorded 1974). F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/turkey-gobbler Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G "*"Bc|d2de dBGA|[D2B2]Bc BGAG|B+slide+[e3e3][e2e2][d2]|[c3e3]d [c2e2]AB| c2cd cBAG|[FA]([F3A3]- [FA]G) FE|DEDF E2EF |A2G4| [DB][Dc]|dBeB dBGA|BGAc BGAF|G2Bd efec|[de][c3e3]-[c2e2]AB| c2 dB cBAG|[FA]([F3A3]- [FA]G) FE|D2D2 E2 FG|A2G4|| |:DF|G2Ac Bdef|[B4g4][d4b4]|[M:3/2][d3b3][da] [db][da][d2g2]-[d2g2]d2| [M:C|] [e4e4]([ee][eg]) ec|d2c4cB|ABAG FE D2|a4 (ab)ag| f2 (f3 a) fe|d2d2[A2e2]fg|a2g4:|| P:'A' part substitution "*"Bc|dBeB dBGA|BGAc BGAF|G2Bd egec|d2[c3e3]AB|



TURKEY GOBBLER [1], THE. American, Reel (cut time). USA, Kentucky. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Buddy Thomas (1934-1974, Emerson, Lewis County, Ky.), who learned the tune from Jimmy Richmond, his maternal grandfather, via his mother’s whistling of it [Phillips, Titon].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 245. Titon (Old Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes), 2001; No. 160, p. 185.

Recorded sources: -Dittyville Records, Erynn Marshall & Carol Jones - "Sweet Memories...Never Leave" (2015). Rounder 0376, Buddy Thomas (et al) – “Traditional Fiddle Music of Kentucky, vol. 1: Up the Ohio and Licking Rivers” (1997).

See also listing at:
Hear Buddy Thomas's 1974 recording at Slippery Hill [1]
See another standard notation transcription at Taterjoes.com [2]



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