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X:1 T:Yellow Cat [2] N:From the playing of Bill Shelor (1916-1987, Meadows of N:Dan, Patrick County, Virginia) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/yellow-cat-0 D:Heritage/Galax 022, Bill Shelor - Eight Miles Apart (1979) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D a2-|abag fedf|edef gefg|abag fedf|edBd A2a2-| abag fedf|edef gefg|abag fedf|edBd A2|| A2-|ABAB d2df|edBc dBdB|A2 AB dBdf|edBd A2A2-| ABAB d2df|edBc dBdB|A2 AB dBdf|edBd A2||



YELLOW CAT [2]. AKA and see "Cousin Sally Brown (2)." American, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. This "Yellow Cat" is an Appalachian tune and unrelated to the Oklahoma tune of the same name (for which see "Yellow Cat (1) (The)"). The tune was in the repertoire of Virginia fiddler, guitarist, and singer William Ellis "Bill" Shelor [1] (1916-1987, Meadows-of-Dan, Patrick County, southwestern Virginia).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Judy Hyman with the Horseflies (Ithica, N.Y.) [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 261.

Recorded sources: -Heritage/Galax 022, The Shelor Family - "Eight Miles Apart" (1979. Recorded in 1975). Rounder 0213, The Tompkins County Horseflies - "Chokers and Flies" (1985. Learned from Walter Morris, fiddler with The Pine River Boys and Maybelle).

See also listing at:
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Hear Bill Shelor's version at Slippery Hill [3]



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