Grandfather's Tune (2)

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 Theme code Index    5L1L5L5L 6L6L21
 Also known as    Boys of Bluehill (The), Grandfather's Tune No. 2, Reel (17)
 Composer/Core Source    Lewis Thomasson
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time, Texas/Oklahoma
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Southwest)
 Structure    AABB
 Book/Manuscript title    
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Artist    Lewis Thomasson
 Title of recording    Old Texas Fiddle Tunes Played the Old Way
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Old Blue Records 501
 Year recorded    c. 1969
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Grandfather's Tune No. 2 N:A version of "Boys of Bluehill" N:From the playing of Texas fiddler and guitarist Lewis Thomasson, brother of the N:better-known fiddler Benny Thomasson, both sons of fiddler N:Lewis Thomasson (1874 - 1924). Lewis Jr's style has little of the influence of N:western swing or contest style. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEae tuning (fiddle) Q:"Fast" D:Old Blue Records CD-501, Lewis Thomasson - "Old Texas Fiddle Tunes Played the Old Way" (c, 1969 or 1971). D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A [EA]-[FA]-|[A3A3][AA] [A2A2] |:(3FGF|E-CA,C E2EA|FEFA B2A2|cdec BdcB|AcBA [F2A2] (3FGF| ECA,C E2 EA|FEFA B2A2|cdec BdcB|A2A2A2:| |:ce-|e(e/c/-c2)e2c2|d-cde f2e2|c-dec BdcB|AcBA [F2A2](AB| c)B-cd e2ce|dcde f2e2|c-dec BdcB|A2AA A2:|

X:1 T:Reel [17] T:Untitled Reel N:A version of "Boys of Bluehill" M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel S:The Hamblon manuscript, containing tunes arranged and transcribed by S:A. Porter Hamblon (1875-195-), “as played by David Russell Hamblon S:(1809-1893) and his son Williamson (1846-1920).” N:”A Virginia Reel. As played by David R. Hamblon (1809-1893), arranged by A. N:Porter Hamblon.” N:Melodic similarity to the hornpipe "The Boys of Bluehill." Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D/B,/G,/B,/ DD|E/D/E/G/ AG|B/A/B/A/ GB|B/A/B/G/ EG| D/B,/G,/B,/ DD|E/D/E/G/ AG|B/A/B/A/ G/G/A/A/|BG G2|| |:d/B/G/B/ dd|c/B/c/d/ ed|Bd/d/ AB|G/A/B/G/ EG:| D/B,/G,/B,/ DD|E/D/E/G/ AG|B/A/B/A/ G/G/A/A/|BG G2||