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X:1 T:White Creek N:From the playing of fiddler Earl Collins (1911-1975, Oklahoma and N:southern California, whose musical family had roots in Missouri). M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEae tuning Q:"Quick" D:Library of Congress AFS 14458 (Dave Ricker collection) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/white-creek Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A [A,2E2]-|[A,2E2]fg a2 af|e2[c4e4][A,2E2]-|[A,2E2] fg a2af|[M:3/2]ecAc [e6e6][A,2E2]-| [M:C|][A,2E2]fg a2 af| e2 [c2e2][e4e4]-|[ee]fec B2G2 |A6:| |:AB|c2c2 ecec|[d2f2]f2 fdfd|[c2e2] e2 ecec|B2 Bc B2AB| [c2e2][ce]c ecec|[d2f2]fd fdfd|e2[c2e2][B2e2][G2B2]|[A3A3]A [A2A2]:|



WHITE CREEK. AKA - "Dirty Woman Creek." American, Reel (cut time). USA, Oklahoma. A Major. AEae tuning (fiddle). AABB. Thede says the name possibly alludes to the Missouri White Creek. The tune was one in the repertoire of the Oklahoma (by way of Missouri) Collins family, some of whose members contributed to Marion Thede's 12967 book; the most famous representative of this musical family was fiddler Earl Collins (of Oklahoma and southern California), who recorded several albums.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Red McLaron (Ottawa County, Oklahoma) [Thede].

Printed sources : - Thede (The Fiddle Book), 1967; p. 111.

Recorded sources : - Library of Congress, AFS 14458, Earl Collins. Yodel-Ay-Hee 008, One Eyed Dog - "Traditional Mountain Tunes" (1993).

See also listing at :
Hear/see the tune played on youtube.com [1]
Hear Earl Collins' recording at Slippery Hill [2]



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