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X:1 T:Washington Quadrille N:From the playing of fiddler and brakeman Andy Palmer N:(1881-1939, Anderson County, Ky.) with Jimmy Johnson's String Band M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/washington-quadrille D:Yazoo 2200, Jimmy Johnson String Band - "Kentucky Mountain Music vol. 6" (2003) D:Champion S-16389 (78 RPM), Jimmy Johnson's String Band (1931) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C g2-|c'2 efg2 ag|efed c2dc|BGBc dBGB |cdef g2g2-| c'2 ef gagf|efed c2dc|BGBc dcBd|[E6c6]:| K:G |:Bc|d2 gfe2 d2|g2a2b4-|b2a2e2f2|gfag f2 ge| d2 gfe2 d2|g2a2b4-|b2a2e2f2|1gfga g2:|2 g6||



WASHINGTON QUADRILLE. AKA and see “Up and Down Old Eagle Creek,” “Taylor’s Quickstep (2).” Old Time, Breakdown. USA, Kentucky. C Major (‘A’ part) & G Major (‘B’ part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’BB’. Each strain is in a different key, a format known in some parts of the United States as a "quadrille". "Flop Eared Mule (1)" is perhaps the most familiar example of this kind of tune, and is similar in character.

Additional notes

Andy Palmer, c. 1926, Louisveille, Ky.

Source for notated version: - Source for notated version: fiddler Andy Palmer of the north-central Kentucky group Jimmy Johnson’s String Band [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 164.

Recorded sources: -Champion 16389 (78 RPM), Jimmy Johnson's String Band (1931). Morning Star 45003, Jimmie Johnson’s String Band – “Wink the Other Eye: Old Time Fiddle Band Music from Kentucky” (1980).

See also listing at:
Hear Jimmie Johnson's String Band's recording on youtube.com [1] [2] and at Slippery-Hill [3] (tune with square dance calls).



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