Kansas City Railroad Blues

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 Theme code Index    3H6H5H5H 5H5H5H5H
 Also known as    K.C. Railroad Blues
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Bluegrass, Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Blues
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(Southeast)
 Structure    AA'BA"C
 Editor/Compiler    Stacy Phillips
 Book/Manuscript title    Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 72
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1995
 Artist    George Walburn and Emmett Heathcox
 Title of recording    Kansas City Railroad Blues/Polecat Blues
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Okeh Records 45178 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1927
 Media    
 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Kansas City Railroad Blues N:From the playing of fiddler George Walburn (1887-1940?) and guitarist N:Emmett Hethcox (1898-1968), of LaGrange, west Georgia. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D:OKeh 45178 (78 RPM), Walburn & Hethcox (1928) D: D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/kansas-city-railroad-blues Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C [d2e2]-|[e2e2]g2-g2e2|a3a (ag e2)|c4 +slide+[e4e4] |[M:3/2]a2ec- c2 +slide+[e2e2]- [e2e2]ed| [M:C|]cdcA cdcA|c2c2 AGEC-|C(_E- =E2-E)G E2|C6c2-| cdcA cdcA|c2c2 AGEC-|C(_E- =E2-E)G E2|C2A,2 CCD2-| E2G2-G2D2|A,4 D-E3|C8-|C2 z2 z2:|| z2B,4- B,G,|A,8-|A,8|z2(_E=E -E)GA,2|C8| z2B,4- B,G,|A,8-|A,6(_E2|=E3)D A,C|C8| z2G,2A,-C3|{D}E2G4E2|A,4 E4|C8-C6||