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 Theme code Index    1655 6355
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time, Texas/Oklahoma
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Upland South), USA(Ozarks/Western Tenn), USA(Southwest)
 Structure    AABB, AA'BB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Marion Thede
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:The Fiddle Book
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 31
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1967
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Lost Indian [1] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Ed Haley via Tom Sauber N:Tune fiddle AEac#. Transcription is as sounds in standard notation, not as fingered in scordatura. N:From a transcription by John Lamancusa, by permission http://www.mne.psu.edu/lamancusa/tunes.htm Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A |:[E2A2] [A(f][Ac)] [Ae][Af][Ae][Ac]|[Af][Ae][Ac][Af] [Ae][Af][Ae][Ac]|[E2A2] [Af][Ac] [Ae][Af][Ae][Ac]|ABcB AcBA| [E2A2] [Af][Ac] [Ae][Af][Ae][Ac]|[Af][Ae][Ac][Af] [Ae][Af][Ae][Ac]|[E2A2] [Af][Ac] [Ae][Af][Ae][Ac]|AcBG A2 [(E2A2]:|| E)F A2 [c4c4]|[c3c3]B cBAc|BAFA EFAB|cdcB AcBG|A2(E2 E)FAB| [c2c2]c2 (3BcB Ac|BAFA EFAB|cABc AcBG|A2(E2 E)FAB|[c2c2]c2 (3BcB Ac| BAFA EFAB|cdcB AcBG|A2(E2 E)FAB|[c2c2]c2 (3BcB Ac| BAFA EFAB|cABc AcBG|\ M:1/2 L:1/8 A2E2|\ M:C| L:1/8 |:FA2B A2A2|FAAc BAFE| FA2B A2A2|FGAc BAFE|FA2B cABc|AcBG A2E2:|]

X:1 T:Lost Indian [1] N:From the playing of Eck Robertson (1887-1975, Borger, Texas) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"" N:AEac# tuning (fiddle) N:Play AABBAACC'BB N: Vocals in begginning of 'C' part, sung in imitation of an indian hoot. D:Rounder CO 3515, "Eck Robertson: Old Time Texas Fiddler" (1998) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/lost-indian-3 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A P:Intro: +slide+[c4e4] +slide+[c3e3](B|c/B/A) F-E (F[AA])[A2A2]- [AA]|| P:A |:[ce]-|[ee]fec efec|efec BAAc|efec BAFA|EFAc B-A A2:| P:B |:[A,2E2]c2 ((3BcB A)F|E-FAc BAFA|[A,2E2]c2 ((3BcB A)F|E-FAc BAA2:| P:C |:"Oo"+slide+[c6e6]"Oo"[c2e2]| "Oo"B-A3A4-|AA-cA BAFA |1EFAc BA3:|2EFAB AA3||

X:1 T:Lost Indian [1] N:Transcribed by John Hartford from the playing of Texas Shorty, who, as N:a teenager, learned the tune from Eck Robertson in Amarillo, Tx., where N:he and his father used to go. Eck lived on the main road. Shorty learned to N:tune the fiddle down from him. Eck hollered on this tune. He also taught N:Shorty "Pretty Polly Ann" [John Hartford]. N:Transcribed by John Hartford from the playing of Jim "Texas Shorty" Chancellor. N:AEac# tuning (fiddle). Finger notes in transcription as if fiddle was in standard N:tuning. M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Devil's Box, vol. 30, No. 3, Fall 1996 (p. 7) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A g/a/g/e/ g/a/g/e/|g/a/g/e/ B/A/A|g/a/g/e/ B/c/A/E/|D/E/G/c/ B/A/A:| |:Dc c/B/A/F/|E/F/A/c/ B/A/A/E/|D/B,/D/G/ E/F/A/B/|c/A/B/F/ A2:| |:c4|c/B/-B A2|A/B/c/A/ B/A/E|D/E/A/c/ B/A/A:|

X:1 T:Lost Indian [1] S:William Moses "Mose" Coffman (1905-1994, Greenbrier County, central West Virginia) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEac# tuning (fiddle) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/lost-indian-5 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A c|e2c2e2c2|fce2 c2A2|+slide+[c3c3]d [cc][Bc][Ac][Bc]|[cc][Bc][Ac][Bc] [cc][Bc][Ac]F| EFEC B,<A, A,C|[A,2E2](A,B, |C2)E2 FEFE |FAAB A2(A,B,| C2)E2 FEFE|FAAB A2A2|S+slide+[c3e3]d cBAB|cBAB cBAF | EFEC B,<A, A,C|[A,4E4]|"+"c2.[A2c2]"+"c2[A2c2]|fcee c2A2| "+"c2.[A2c2]"+"c2[A2c2]|fcee c2A2||:+slide+[c3e3]d cBAB|cBAB cBAF | EFEC B,<A, A,C|[A,2E2] Ac|e2c2e2c2|fcee c2A2:| +slide+[c3c3]d [cc][Bc][Ac][Bc]|[cc][Bc][Ac][Bc] [cc][Bc][Ac]F|EFEC B,<A, A,C|[A,2E2](A,B, | C2)E2 FEFE |FAAB A2(A,B,| C2)E2 FEFE|FAAB A2A2S|||

X:2 T:Lost Indian [1] M:C| L:1/8 N:Tune fiddle AEac#, play transcription with fingering "as if" in standard tuning. N:Add drones throughout S:Bruce Molsky, based on W.Va. fiddler Mose Coffman's (1905-1994) version Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D g2e2g2e2 | aege B2 A2 | [c3e3]g eBAB | cBAc cBAE | DEDB, A,G,G,A,|1[M:2/4]G,2 G,2 :|2 G,2 G,A, || [M:C|]B,2 D2 EDED | E[GA][GA][GB] [G2A2]G,A, | B,2 D2 EDED | E[GA][GA][GB] [G2A2] A2 | [c3e3]g eBAB | cBAc cBAE | DEDB, A,G,G,A, |[M:2/4]G,2 G,2 :| |:[M:C|] .e2 [G2D2] .e2 ee | aege B2 A2 | .e2 [G2D2] .e2 ee | aege B2 A2 | [c3e3]g eBAB | cBAc cBAE | DEDB, A,G,G,A, |[M:2/4]G,2 G,2 :|