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 Theme code Index    51H1H1H 51H1H1H
 Also known as    Cotton Blossom, Dark & Curly Hair, Darkie's Curly Hair
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(Central)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Stacy Phillips
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Traditional American Fiddle Tune vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 66
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1994
 Artist    Biography:Frank Reed
 Title of recording    Ole Tyme Fiddlin
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Overland TS78
 Year recorded    1976
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Dark & Curly Hair S:Frank Reed (1904-c. 1985, Randolph County, north-central Mo.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel R:Quick D:Overland TS78, Frank Reed - Ole Tyme Fiddlin (1976) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/dark-curly-hair Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C EF|G2[E2c2] cdcA|G2[E2c2] cdcA|G2c2d2e2|aB2c BADE| G^FGA BdBG|DEGA BdBA|[GB]ABG [D2A2][D2A2] |+slide+[E3c3]d [E2c2]:| +slide+g2 ag egag|eg2a g2[^F_B]-|[G2=B2][G2B2]A2B2|+slide+[E3c3]d [E2c2] ^f2-| g2 ag egag|eg2a g2[^F2_B2]-|[G2=B2][G2B2]A2B2|+slide+[E3c3]d [E2c2]ef| g2 ag e2g2|_b3a2g3[^F_B]-|[G2=B2]BA G3B|+slide+[E3c3]d [E2c2]||

X:1 T:Darkie's Curly Hair N:Transcribe by John Hartford, from the playing of Cleo Persinger in N:1961. "Persinger (1909-1971) grew up on a farm in the Blackfoot (Black Foot) N:community of Boone County, Mo., and became a fine dance and contest fiddler. N:[He was a] master of the flowing, hornpipey Little Dixie style" [Voyager Records]. N:John Hartford notes: "Goldie Goforth said her dad (Dick) played this." M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 29, No. 4, Winter 1995 (p. 18) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:C Cc/d/ c/d/c/c/|Cc/d/ c/d/c/c/|Cc/d/ c/d/c/c/|d/e/d/c/ A/G/A/c/| G/A/B/G/ B/d/B/A/|G/A/B/G/ B/d/B/A/|G/A/B/G/ A/G/A/d/|c>c c:| |:g/gg/ gg/g/|a/b/a/g/ e/d/c|G/A/B/G/ A/G/A/B/|c/d/c/A/ G2| g/gg/ gg/g/|a/b/a/g/ e/d/c|G/A/B/G/ A/G/A/B/|c3:||