Jordan is a Hard Road to Travel

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 Theme code Index    1H71H7 1H1H, 1545 1540
 Also known as    Jordan, Jordan am a Hard Road, Kingdom Coming, Other Side of Jordan, T'Other Side of Jordan
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Dan Emmett
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Polka, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Elias Howe
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Musician's Omnibus No. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 47
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1862
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Jordan is a Hard Road M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Thomas F. Briggs - "Briggs' Banjo Instructor" (1855, p. 30) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|d/>d/ (3d/d/d/ cA|d/>d/ (3d/d/d/ cA|d/>d/ (3d/d/d/ d/>d/ (3d/d/d/ |(cA) z zA| d/>d/ (3d/d/d/ cA/d/|B/>B/ (3B/B/B/ AF/d/|GE A/>A/ (3A/A/A/|FD z:| |:A,|D/>D/ (3d/D/d/ F/>A/ (3d/D/d|[G,/D/G/B/]>B/ (3d/B/d/ [D/F/A/]>A/ (3d/A/d/|D/>D/ (3d/D/d/ F/>A/ (3d/D/d/ |GE GE| D/>D/ (3d/D/d/ F/>A/ (3d/D/d/|[G,/D/G/B/]>B/ (3d/B/d/ [D/F/A/]>A/ (3d/A/d/|D/>D/ (3d/D/d/ F/>A/ (3d/A/F/|(3A/d/F/ E/>A/ Dz!fine!:|]

X:1 T:Jordan is a Hard Road M:C L:1/8 R:Contra Dance Tune B:Elias Howe – Musician’s Omnibus No. 1 (1862, p. 47) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d2|g>gg>g f2d2|g>gg>g fd|g>fg>f g>ba>g|fd z4d2| (g>f)g>e g2d2|(e>d)e>c d2B2|c>Bc>c A2 d>c BG z4 D2|| G>FG>A B>cd>B|c>Bc>e> d3B|G>FG>A B>cd>B|cA z4d2| G>FA>A B>cd>B| c>Bc>e g3g|f>dd>d d2 d>e|d>BA>B G2:|]

X:73 T:Jordan Is A Hard Road B:American Veteran Fifer (1902, #73) M:2/4 L:1/8 Q:1/8=180 K:G t=8 |: B/A/ | G/F/G/B/ dd | c/B/c/e/ d2 | G/F/G/B/ dd/d/ | c/A/ z z B/A/ | G/F/G/B/ dd | c/B/c/e/ d (3d/e/f/ | gg/d/ e/f/d/c/ | B/G/zz :| |: (3d/e/f/ | gg f>d | g/g/g/g/ f<d | gg/g/ f/g/a/g/ | f/d/ zz (3d/e/f/ | g/a/g/g/ fd/d/ | e/f/e/B/ dB/B/ | c/d/c/A/ B/e/d/c/ | B/G/ zz :|

X:1 T:T'Other Side of Jordan M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Ford - Traditional Music of America (1940) K:G d|gg/g/ fd|gg/g/ fd|gg/g/ ga/g/|fd zd| gg/g/ fd|ee/e/ dB|cc/c/ Ad/c/|BG z:| |:D|GG/A/ Bd|c/B/c/e/ d2|GG/A/ Bd|cA zD| GG/A/ Bd|c/B/c/d/ gg|fd d/e/d/c/|BG/G/ G:|]