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WEST VIRGINIA FAREWELL. AKA and see "Ebenezer," "West Virginia Highway." American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle).

Banjo player Wade Ward with Uncle Charlie Higgins at Galax, 1961. Photo by John Cohen

Source for notated version: Charlie Higgins [1] (1878-1967, Grayson County, Virginia) [Krassen] {Higgin's performance is in the older Green Leonard/Emmett Lundy regional tradition}.

Printed sources: Krassen (Masters of Old Time Fiddling), 1983; p. 43.

Recorded sources: Old Blue Records, Kirk & Riley - "Long Time Piedmont Pals" (2010).

See also listing at:
Hear the tune played by fiddler Kirk Sutphin and banjoist Riley Baugus on youtube.com [2], and by Kirk Sutphin, Kinney Rorrer and Bob Carlin at Slippery Hill [3]




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