Whatcha gonna do with the Baby? (2)

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X:1 T:What you gonna do with the Baby-Oh [2] N:Transcribed by John Hartford in Feb., 1991, from the playing N:of Owen "Snake" Chapman (1919-2002, Canada, Pike County, N:eastern Kentucky) M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 1996 (p. 30) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A c/ef/ ee|f/e/f/a/ ee|c/ef/ ec|(3B/c/B/A AA|c/ef/ ee| f/e/f/a/ e(3e/f/g/|a(3f/g/a/ ec|BA A||EAcB AA/c/|Bc cc| E/A/c/B/ AA/c/|BA AA|E/A/c/B/ AA/c/|Bc cc|ee/e/ ec|BA A||



WHATCAH GONNE SO WITH THE BABY [2]. AKA - "What you gonna do with the Baby-Oh?," "What shall I do with the Baby O." American, Reel (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. John Hartford collected this couplet from Owen Chapman:
Owen "Snake" Chapman

What you gonna do with the baby oh,
I'll send him home to his mammy oh.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Owen "Snake" Chapman (1919-2002, Canada, Pike County, eastern Kentucky) [Hartford/Devil's Box].

Printed sources : - Stephen F. Davis (The Devil's Box), vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 1996; p. 30.



See also listing at :
Hear Estill Bingham's (Bell County, eastern Ky.) 1986 field recording at Berea Sound Archives [1]



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