House of David Blues (The)

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 Theme code Index    317L5L 4#L311
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Arthur Smith
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Blues
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Viola "Mom" Ruth
 Book/Manuscript title    Pioneer Western Folk Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 73, p. 27
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1948
 Artist    Arthur Smith & the Delmore Brothers
 Title of recording    Singing the House of David Blues/Sugar Tree Stomp
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Bluebird 6927 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1937
 Score   ()   

T:House of David Blues
S: Viola "Mom" Ruth - Pioneer Western Folk Tunes (1948)
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
{^A/} B/G/D/E/ G/A/G/D/|F/D/E/^C/ D2|^C/D/C/D/ B/G/A/F/|G4|
{^A/} B/G/D/E/ G/A/G/D/|F/D/E/^C/ D2|^C/D/C/D/ B/^A/B/G/|A<d e<d||
{f}|g/a/g/e/ f<d|{^A/}B/d/B/A/ G2|C/D/E/G/ A/G/A/B/|d>{^A}B/A/ G2|
{^A/} B/G/D/E/ G/A/G/D/|F/D/E/^C/ D2|^C/D/C/D/ B/G/A/F/|G4||
T:House of David Blues
N: The melody for the verse is followed by Arthur Smith's recorded break.
Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz
BG DE G2 GG|FF3 E4|^CC EG B3A|G8|{^A/}BB DE G3G|F/FF/ E3E|
^CC EG B3_B|(A4 A3)G|B2B2 GG GG|B^A B B4 G|EE GG AG _BG|
d_B2B G4|BG DE G2 GG|F F3 E4|^CC EG BA3|G7|| 
(^a||b)bde g3(^e|f)e f2 e3c|^cd c2 {a/}b [d3b3]|[B/g/][B/a/] [B6g6] (^a|
b)bde gbge|fe=f(e e3)c|^cd c2 ({^a}b) [d3b3]|a7 ^a|b^ab(g|g)=ag^a|
(ba2) (g/a/ g3) (B|c)de(g g2) {a/}_b2|[B4g4] [B3g3] (^A|B)BDE G4|
=F3 E(D D3) (C|^C)E C2 [DB]G A2|[B4G4] [B3G3] (^A|B2) DE GAGD|
=FDE(D D4)|^CE C2 BAB^A|A d3 d3 (f|g)a g2 =fe d2|(d_B3 G4)|
EG2A _BAGA|(^c/d/) (_B3 G3) (^A|B)GD(G G3)D|FDE(D D4)|^CE C2 BG A2|G8||

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