John Lover's Gone

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 Theme code Index    1133 4455L
 Also known as    John Lover, John Lover's, Tommy Love, Poor Johnny's Gone to the War, John the Lover, Johnny Has Gone to War, Johnny Lover, John's Lover is Gone, Poor Johnny's gone to War
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Upland South)
 Structure    AABB, ABC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Stacy Phillips
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 127
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1994
 Artist    Biography:Roanoke Jug Band
 Title of recording    Johnny Lover/Stone Mountain Rag
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    OKeh 45423 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1929
 Score   (1)   

X: 1 P: John Lover's Gone C: from Bob Mills "Tripping up Stairs" C: arr. T. Traub 9-19-2006 M: 4/4 L: 1/8 K: G |: D2 |"G"G2 G2 B3 B|"C"c2 c2 "D"d2 D2|"G"G2 G2 B d3 d|"C"c2 B2 "D"A2 D2| "G"G2 G2 B3 B|"Am"c2 c2 "G"d2 d2|"C"de d2 "D"cB A2|"G"G4-G2 :| |: ef|"G"gf g2 "D"ag a2 |"G"b2 b2 d3 d|"Am"c2 c2 "G"BA B2|"C"cB c2 "D"d2 ef| "G"gf g2 "D"ag a2 |"G"b2 b2 d3 d|"C"cBAc "G"BAGB |"D"AG F2 "G"G2 :|

X:1 T:John Lover is Gone N:From the playing of fiddle/banjo duo Glen Smith (1888-1973, Galax, Va.) and N:Wade Ward (1892-1971, Independence, Virginia) N:Smith is not to be confused with fiddler Glen Smith (1923-2001, Elizabeth, W.Va.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:ADae tuning (fiddle) D:Folkways FW02380, Uncle Wade (1973) D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D f-a-|afag f2e2|[d3f3][df][d3f3]f-|a2a2 g2f2|[d3f3][df][d3f3]f-| afag f2e2|[d3f3][df][d2f2][df][df]|e3f e2d2|e2d2B2 A-B| d2d2 fdec-|[d3f3][df][d2f2]d2|e3f e2d2|f2 ed B2 A-B| d2d2 fdec-|[d3f3][df][d2f2]|| P:Variation a2-a(a/g/) f2ef|[df][df] ([df]e)[d2f2] (3efg|afaf e2d2|d2[df][d2f2](ef| a2)a2f2e2|[d3f3][df][d2f2][df][df]|e3f e2d2|f2 ed B2 A-B| d2d2 fdec-|[d3f3][df][d2f2]||