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 Theme code Index    1H1H57b 53b11
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 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Dorian
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Upland South)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Miles Krassen
 Book/Manuscript title    Appalachian Fiddle
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 38
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1973
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 Score   (1)   



X:1 T:Lonesome John N:From the playing of John Morgan Salyer (1882-1952, Salyersville, Magoffin County, eastern Ky.) N:recorded at home 1941/42 by his sons on a disc player M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Very Fast" N:AEae tuning (fiddle) N:Salyer's 'c' notes often seem in between c sharp and c natural. D:Berea Sound Archives https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/4273 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:Ador [A,2E2]-|[A,E]EAB c2d2|edc2A2[A,2E2]-|[A,E]EAB c2d2| [e3e3][de]-[e2e2][A,2E2]-| [A,E]EAB c2d|edc2 A2gf|edc2 A2 G2|A3A A2:|| |:ef|g2ag e2d2|ed c2A2a2-|abag e2d2| [e3e3][de]-[e2e2]ef| g2 ag e2d2|ed c2A2gf|ed c2 A2 G2|A3 A A2:||

X: 1 T: Lonesome John R: reel Z: 2007 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> M: C| L: 1/8 F:http://jc.tzo.net/~jc/music/abc/Contra/reel/LonesomeJohn_Am.abc K: Ador |: "Am"abag e2g2 | e2c2 A4 | abag e2d2 | "G"{d}e8| "Am"{fg}abag e2g2 | edc2 A2Ac | edc2 "G"A2{BA}G2 | "Am"A8 :| |: "Am"A2AG A2c2 | AGA2 c2A2 | A2AA c2d2 | "G"{d}e8|

X:2 T:Lonesome John M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:Transcribed by John Brady F:http://www.abbamoses.com/fiddledo/lonesomejohn.pdf K:Ador |:abag e2+slide+g2|ed c2 A4|abag e2d2|+slide+[e3e3] g e4| abag e2+slide+g2|ed c2A2c2|ed c2A2G2|+slide+[A3A3]B A4:| |:+slide+[A3A3] [AA] [A2c2] [A2A2]|[AA] [A2A2][AA] {A2c2][A2A2]|[A3A3][AA] [A2c2]d2|+slide+[e4e4] [e4e4]| a2a2 (3gag e2|d2d2 (3cdc A2|ed c2A2G2|[A4A4] [A4A4]:|]