Woody's Hornpipe

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X:1 T:Woody's Hornpipe N:From the playing of James "Skeeter Jim" Walden (1879-1956, N:Busch, Carroll County, north Arkansas), recorded in the field in N:1951 by Irene Jones Carlisle. He earned his nickname as a young N:boy, who, as his permanent teeth had not grown in, garbled the N:pronunciation of 'skeeter plane' and was teased for it. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/woodys-hornpipe Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G (3DEF|G2[B2g2] edBA|G2[B2g2]edBA|G2[G2B2] DFAA|G2[G2B2] DFAA| G2[B2g2] edBA|G2[B2g2] edBA|efgf edBA|G2[D2A2]G2:| D2-|D2 [GB][GB] d2d2|cAcd e2e2|A2Ac BcBA|G2G2[B2g2][B2g2]| ed[df]d Ad[df]d|Adfd [B2g2][B2g2]|AAAd BdBA| G2G2[B2g2][B2g2]| ed[df]d Adfd|edeg g2[d2g2]|efgf edBA|GGAG [G2B2]:|



WOODY’S HORNPIPE. American, Reel (cut time). USA, Arkansas. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA’B. A member of the “Mountain Hornpipe [1]” family, notes Drew Beisswenger (2008), with a non-standard 12-mearsure second strain.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Jim ‘Skeeter’ Walden (1879-1956, Busch, northern Arkansas) [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 154.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Hear James Skeeter Walden's 1951 field recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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