Cruel Willie

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 Theme code Index    1H1H2H1H 1H1H1H5
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 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Bluegrass, Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    March/Marche
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Ozarks/Western Tenn)
 Structure    AABBCC, AABBAABBCC
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 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Artist    Howdy Forrester
 Title of recording    Fancy Fiddlin' Country Style
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Cub LP 8008
 Year recorded    1960
 Media    
 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Cruel Willie N:From the playing of fiddler Howard "Big Howdy" Forrester (1922-1987, Vernon, N:Tenn.), a long-time member of Roy Acuff's Smoky Mountain Boys. M:C| L:1/8 R:March N:DDad tuning N:Drone liberally Q:"Moderate" N:Play AABBCC N:"+" = pizzicato note D:Cub LP 8008, Howdy Forrester - "Fancy Fiddlin' Country Style" (1960) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/cruel-willie Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D AB|d4 ((3efe) df|e+slide+d-d2- d-BAB|d3e dBAF|+slide+[A6A6] AB| d3e dBAB|d2 Bd AFE-D|F3B AF (E/F/E)|1D6:|2D8|| |:E-F-F2- F3 ((3E/F/E/D)|[G2A2]-[A2A2]- [A2A2]D2|+slide+F3B AF (E/F/E)|1D6:|2 D8|| "+".d2"+".A2 zF E-D| [G2A2]-[A2A2]- [A2A2]D2|"+".d2"+".d2 zF((3E/F/E/)|1D8:|2 D6||

X:1 T:Cruel Willie N:From the playing of Max Collins (1916-2001, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma), N: from a 1976 field recording by Gary Stanton and Tom Carter. A number of well- N:regarded fiddlers were members of the family, including W.S., Willie, and N:Max's older brother, Earl Collins. M:C| L:1/8 R:Quick march or slow reel N:DDad tuning N:Drone liberally Q:"Moderately Quick" N:Play AABBAACC N:"+" = pizzicato note D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/cruel-willie-1 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D AB|+slide+d4 f-e d2| f-ed2- dB A2|c-d2 e d2BA|+slide+[A4A4]- [AA]A Bc| d4 e/-d/-d2e|d2 (B/c/B) AF D2|+slide+[F2A2]FB AF E2|D6:| |:D2 |+slide+F4- FE D2|[FA]-[A3A3]- [A2A2]D2|[F3A3]B AF (E/F/E)|D6:| |:D2|"+"d2"+"A2z2 DE| [F2A2]-[A2A2]- [A4A4]|"+"d2"+"A2zF (E/F/E)|D6:|