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 Theme code Index    3333 1311
 Also known as    Polly Ann, Pretty Polly Ann
 Composer/Core Source    John Ashby
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4, 2/2
 History    USA(Piedmont)
 Structure    ABCDD
 Editor/Compiler    Stephen F. Davis
 Book/Manuscript title    Devil's Box vol. 18 No. 4
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 49
 Year of publication/Date of MS    Winter 1984
 Artist    John Ashby & the Free State Ramblers
 Title of recording    Fiddling by the Hearth
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    County 774
 Year recorded    1979
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Betty Ann N:Transcribed by Frank Maloy, based on John Ashby's version M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEac# tuning (fiddle) B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 18, No. 4, Winter 1984 (p. 49) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A {B}[ce]>[de] [ce][c/e/][B/e/]|[A/e/][B/e/][ce] [Ae]>[Be]|[ce][A/e/][c/e/] [B/e/][A/e/][E/A/][D/A/]|[E/A/][F/A/][=GA] [D2A2]| {B}[ce]>[de] [ce][c/e/][B/e/]|[A/e/][B/e/][ce] [ce]>[Be]|[Ae][A/e/][c/e/] [B/e/][A/e/][E/A/][D/A/]|"E7"[E/A/][D/A/][E/A/][F/A/] "A"[=GA]|| [=G/A/][E/A/]|[D/A/][E/A/][=G/A/][E/A/] [=GA][A/e/[B/e/]|[c/e/][B/e/][A/e/][D/A/] [EA][DA]|[B/D/][D/A/][E/A/][F/A/] [=G2A2]|[c/e/][B/e/][A/e/][D/A/] [EA][DA]| {E}[=G3A3][Ae]|[Be]<[Ae] {B}[c2e2]-|[c2e2]-[ce][c/e/][d/e/]|[c/e/][B/e/][Ae] "E7"[EA][=GA]|"A"[Be][A3c3]| "A"[A/e/][A=g][A/a/] [Ag][Ag]-|[A/=g/][A/e/][A/f/][A/a/] [Ag][Ag]-|[A=g][A/g/][A/a/] [A/g/][A/e/][c/e/][A/e/]|[B/e/][A/e/][E/A/][=G/A/] [D2A2]| "A"[A/e/][A=g][A/a/] [Ag][Ag]-|[A/=g/][A/e/][A/f/][A/a/] [Ag][Ag]-|[A=g][A/g/][A/a/] [A/g/][A/e/][c/e/][A/e/]|"E"[B/e/][A/e/][E/A/][F/A/] "A"[=G2A2]|| |:"A"[=G,3D3][A/e/][B/e/]|[ce]>[Be] [c/e/][B/e/][Ae]|[=G,3D3]"+"e|"+"[Ae][DA] "E"[E/A/][D/A/][E/A/][F/A/]|"A"[=G4A4]:|

X:1 T:Betty Ann N:From the playing of John Ashby (1915-1979, Fauquier County, Va.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEac# tuning (fiddle) N:As usual with AEac# tunes, drones are frequent D:County 774, John Ashby & the Free State Ramblers - D:"Fiddling by the Hearth" (1979). D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A +slide+c3d c2 cB|ABc2 A3B|c2Ac BAFE|FG A2 [A,4E4]| +slide+c3d c2 cB|ABc2 c3c|A2cA BAFE|[M:3/2]FEFG A6|| AF|[M:C|]EFAF A2AB|cBAG F2E2|CB,EG A4|cBAG F2E2| [M:3/2]FG A4 A2 BA- A2|[M:C|]c6 cd|cBA2 FGA2|B3A- A4|| ce2f e2e2-|ecef e2e2-|e2ef edBA|BAFA [A,4E4]| ce2f e2e2-|ecef e2e2-|e2ef edBA|[M:3/2]BAFG A8|| |:[M:C|][A,8E8]-|[A,2E2]AB c3B|cB A2 [A,4E4]-|[A,2E2]"+"c2"+"[E2A2] [A,2E2]|[M:3/2]FEFG A8:|]