Jenny on the Railroad

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 Theme code Index    1557bL 7b35L1
 Also known as    Paddy on the Turnpike (1), Little Peg n' Awl, Route (The), Colonel Crocket (1)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Deep South), USA(Ozarks/Western Tenn), USA(Southwest)
 Structure    ABC, AABBCC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Marion Thede
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Fiddle Book (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 46
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1967
 Artist    Biography:Carter Brothers & Son
 Title of recording    Jenny on the Railroad/Miss Brown
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Vocalion 5297 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1928
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Jenny on the Railroad S:Carter Brothers and Son M:C| L:1/8 F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:Amix zA-AB||cABA cABA|cAEF G2Ac|BGAc BGAG |E+slide+[A2A2][AB] [A3A3]B| cABA cABA|cAEF G2 ef|gfed cBAG|E+slide+[A2A2][AB] [A3A3]B| cABA cABc|BAEF G2 G2|gfed cBAG|E+slide+[A2A2][AB] [A3A3]B| cABA cABA|cAEF G2 e2|gfed cBAG|E+slide+[A2A2][AB] [A4A4]|| ABcd efgf|ecAA G2[G2B2]|gfee dBAG |EA2[AB] [A3A3][AA]-| [AA]Bcd efgf|edBA G2[G2B2]| gfee edBG|EA2[AB] [A3A3]a-|| abaf afaf|afdB g2gg |bgag bgag| eaab abag| eaab abag| baef g2 gg|gfed cBAG|E+slide+[A2A2][AB] [A3A3]B| ABcd efgf|ecAA G2[GB]G|gfef edBA| EA2[AB][A2A2]||

X:1 T:Jenny on the Railroad M:2/4 L:1/16 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A cB|A(Bc)d e(f=g)(f|e)(dB)A (=G<B)ef|=gfe(d cA)BA|EA2A A2:| |:A(A|c)AB(A cA)BA|cAE(E =G2)A(B|B)A=GA BAG(D|E)A2A A2:| |:(a2|a)baa a(ba)(a|b)ae(e =g2)(g2|b)=ga(g b)gae|ea2a a2a2-| abaa abaa|baee- =g2g2|b=gag bgae|ea2a a2:|

X:1 T:Jenny on the Railroad M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel N:Transcribed by John Hartford, from the playing of Texas fiddler N:Norman Solomon B:Stephen F. Davis - Devils Box, vol. 31, No. 1, Spring 1997 (p. 37) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A A/F/|A>B Ac/d/|e/g/a/b/ ae/f/|=g/f/e/d/ B/d/e/f/|=g/f/e/d/ B/=G/A/G/| A/AB/ Ac/d/|e/g/a/b/ a/g/e/f/|=g/f/e/d/ B/=G/A/G/|E/AB/ A|| E/AB/ AE/G/|A/G/B/A/ c/B/A/=G/|D/GG/ G>E|D/F/=G/A/ B/A/G/F/| E/AB/ AE/G/|A/B/c/d/ e/c/e/f/|g/f/e/d/ B/=G/A/G/|E/AA/ A||