Annotation:Walkin’ Up Town

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X:1 T:Walkin’ Up Town M:2/4 L:1/8 S:Viola “Mom” Ruth – Pioneer Western Folk Tunes (1948) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C (G/F/)|EG cf|e>^d e/=d/c|A^G/A/ d/c/A|G3 (G/F/)|EGcf| e>^d e/=d/c|d/^c/d/e/ ^f/d/e/f/|g3 (G/F/)|EGcf|e>^d e/=d/c| A/^G/A d/c/A|G3 (G/F/)|EGcf|e>^d e/=d/c|d/e/d/c/ B/G/A/B/|c3|| g/^f/g a/g/e|c2e2|A/^G/A d/cA/|G3z|g>^f/g/ a/ge/|c2e2| d/^c/d/e/ ^f/d/e/f/|(g2g2)|g>^f/g/ a/g/e|c2e2|A/^G/A d/cA/| G3 (G/F/)|EGcf|e>^d e/=d/c|d/e/d/c/ B/G/A/B/|c3||

WALKING UP TOWN. Canadian, American; Reel. USA, Arizona. Canada, Maritimes. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB’. Related to "I Don't Love Nobody" and similarites to "Whistling Rufus."

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Harry Lecky (b. 1929, Milburn, West Prince County, Prince Edward Island) [Perlman].

Printed sources : - Guest (Hundred Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; p. 57. Perlman (The Fiddle Music of Prince Edward Island), 1996; p. 159. Ruth (Pioneer Western Folk Tunes), 1948; No. 101, p. 35. Woodchopper (Square Dance Calls with Music and Instructions), 1940; p. 30.

Recorded sources : - Columbia 20446 (78 RPM), Arkansas "Arkie" Woodchopper (1948). Sparton 1016R (45 RPM), Bob Scott & the Canadian Pioneers (1961).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]

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