Goin' Up Town

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 Theme code Index    5H5H6H4H 2H4H66
 Also known as    Going Uptown
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (6/4 time)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Stephen F. Davis
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Devils Box vol. 22 No. 4
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 51
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1988
 Artist    Biography:Dr. Humphrey Bate and His Possum Hunters
 Title of recording    Going Up Town/How Many Biscuits Can You Eat
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Brunswick 232 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1928
 Score   (1)   

X:2 T:Goin' Up Town M:2/4 L:1/8 S:Howdy Forrester, learned from Oscar Stone, transcribed by John Hartford B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 22, No. 4, Winter 1988 (p. 51) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D f/g/|a>^g a/g/a/g/|bagf|e>^d e/f/g/e/|B3 e/f/|g>f g/f/g/f/| ag (3f/g/f/ e/e/|1 d>c d/f/e/g/|f2 z:|2 cA/c/ B/A/c/A/|d3 D/E/|| |:F/A/B/F/ A/c/B/F/|A/c/B/F/ A(D|D/)F/B/F/ A/c/B/F/|A/cd/ c2||

X:1 T:Going Uptown N:From the playing of farmer and fiddler Sammie Dyer (1906-1983, Macon N:County, north-central Tenn.), recorded in 1972 in the field by Bruce Greene M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/1158 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D dB|A2 FF AABF|AFBF A2dB|A2 FF AABF|E4E2 dB| A2FF ABBA|[G3B3][GB][G2B2]fg|afaf eec2|[d3f3]e[d4f4]| A2 FF AFBF|AFBB A2 dB|A2FF AFBA |[E3A3]E [E2A2]dB| A2 FF AFBA|[G3B3][GA][G2B2]fg|afaf eec2|[d3f3][df]-[d2f2]|| ef|a2 a3g-a2|ba3 e2f2|g2{f}g2- gfef|g3f gfef| g2 f-g- gf-g2|ag2g f2e2|d2d2- d2e2|f3g f2fg| a2fa- af- a2|ba2a e2f2| g2f-g- gfef|g3f- gecB| A2c4e2|a3b a2 ef|fefa fecA|[d3f3][d=f]- [d2^f2]||

X:1 T:Goin' Up Town M:2/4 L:1/8 S:Liz Slade Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D f/g/|"D"aa/a/ aa|b/a/b/(e/ g/)f/f|"Em"ee/f/ g/f/e|B>B B/A/B/B/| "A7"(B/ g) (B/ g)>(g|a/)a/g/e/ f/(f/e)|"D"(d/ f) e/ f(A/d/)|"A7"A>(B A)f/g/| "D"a a2 a|b/a/b/e/ g/f/f|"Em"ef g/f/e|B>A B(A| "A7"A/)(A/B/)A/ d/(B/d/)e/|"D"f/e/f/(f/ a)(B|"G"g/)e/g/e/ "A7"f(A/e/)|"D"(d/ f) (d/ f)|| |:(D/E/|"D"F/)F/B/(B/ A)(A|B/)A/B/(B/|A)(D/E/|F/)F/B/B/ A/(D/F)|"A7"E>(D E)D/E/| "D"F/F/B/A/ B>A|B/A/B/(B/ d)e/f/|"G"g/f/g/f/ "A7"e/(A/c)|"D"(d/ f) (d/ f):||