Little Brown Hand

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 Theme code Index    1135 3211
 Also known as    Brown Leaf Rag, Her Little Brown Hand, I Took Her by Her Little Brown Hand
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Arrthur Smith
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Upland South), USA(Ozarks/Western Tenn)
 Structure    AB
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 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Artist    Biography:Arthur Smith Trio
 Title of recording    Her Little Brown Hand/Lonesome Day Today
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Bluebird 7547 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1938
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T: Her Little Brown Hand N:From the playing of Fiddlin' Arthur Smith with the Delmore Brothers. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel and Song D:Bluebird 7547 (78 RPM), Arthur Smith Trio (1938) D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G D2|GFGB edBA|BG A2 G3B-|dBde- fdeB-|d6 DF| GFGB e2-BA|BGAF G3D|EFGc B-AFA|G6|| GA-|Bd-d"4"e- dBAG|BJ[e2g2][eg]- [eg]d-cA|Bd-de fdeB|d6GA| Bd-d-"4"e- dBAG|BJ[e2g2][eg]- [eg]d-cB|AdBe dB-AG-|G6||

X:1 T: Little Brown Hand N:From the playing of fiddler Albert Hash (1917-1982), recorded in 1976. Hash was N:born in Rugby, Va., and grew up in Grayson County, southwest Virginia He learned N:to play from Corbit Stamper, Jim Reedy, his uncle George Finley, and was influenced N:by G.B. Grayson. After Grayson was killed, Albert played with Henry Whitter, among N:others, including his Whitetop Mountain Band in the 1940's. In the 1970's he formed N:a reconstituted Whitetop Mounain Band with his brother-in-law Thornton Spencer N:and Spencer's wife, Emily. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:Play ABA'B N:The slurs to the high 'f' note to be played as slowish slides. D:Field Recorders Collective FRC411, "Albert Hash, vol. 1" (2009). D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G P:A (3DEF|GEGG Bd2A-|BGA2 G3B-|dBd(e =fefe)|d3e d2(3DEF| GEGG Bdde|dcBA GE G2|EFAd BG A2 |G8|| P:B JBd-de- dBAG|[EB]-[Ec]-[Ec]d- edcB|ABde- ff=f-e| d3e dBGA| Bd-de- dBAG|E-c-cd- edcB|Ad-dc BGA2|G6|| P:A' (3DEF|GFGA Bcdc|BGA2 G3B|dBde- fd e2|d3e dBAF| GDGG Bd2e|dcBA GDGD|EFAd BGFA|G6||