Wild Horse in the Cane Break

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X:1 T:Wild Horse in the Cane Break T:Horses in the Canebrake S:Jake Phelps (1885-1977, Pea Ridge, Todd County, Ky.) M:C| L:1/8 F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/wild-horse-cane-break Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G G,2-||[M:2/4]G,ABd|[M:C|] +slide+[e2e2]([e2e2]e)dBd| gdBd ae2z| +slide+[e2e2]+slide+[e2e2]d2 |BGA2 G(AB)c| +slide+[e2e2]+slide+([e3e3]e)dBd| gdBd ae2z|+slide+[e2e2]+slide+[e2e2]d2| BGA2 G2[G,2G2]-|| [G,2G2] ga gedg|eaab a2b2|aged edBd|aegd e2G,2-| G,2 ga gedg|eaab a2b2|aged edBd|aegd e2G,-||



WILD HORSE IN THE CANE BREAK. AKA - "Wild Horse in the Canebrake." AKA and see "Horses in the Canebrake." American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune was in the repertoire of Pea Ridge, Todd County, Kentucky, fiddler William Lee "Jake" Phelps (1885-1977), who was recorded in the field in 1973 by musician and collector Bruce Greene, and, earlier in 1965 by folklorists D.K. Wilgus and Yvonne Gregory. A version of Phelps's tune was recorded by banjoist Bob Carlin and fiddler James Bryan ("Banging and Sawing", 1996) under the title "Horses in the Canebrake."

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Hear Bruce Greene's field recording of Jake Phelps playing the tune at Slippery Hill [1] and at the Digital Library of Appalachia [2]



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