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 Theme code Index    1155L 125L5L
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Ira Ford
 Book/Manuscript title    Traditional Music in America
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 121
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1940
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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Old Joe Clark

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Old Joe Clark

X:1 T:Old Joe Clark M:2/4 L:1/8 S:Viola "Mom" Ruth - Pioneer Western Folk Tunes (1948) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A E|[E2A2] [E2A2]|ed [E2c2]|Ac B^G|(E2 E)E| [E2A2] [E2A2]|ed [E2c2]|Ac BE|[E2A2][EA]|| A|[c2e2] [c>e>]f|=gfe>d|ef=gf|(e2 e)A| e2 e>f|gfe>c|Ac BE|A3||

X:1 T:Old Joe Clark N:Transcribed by David Bennett from the playing of western N.C. N:fiddler Bill Hensley in 1939. M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:David Parker Bennett – "A Study in Fiddle Tunes from B:Western North Carolina", dissertation UNC, Chapel Hill, 1940, p. 72. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G [B,G]G G/A/B/c/|d>c BG-|GG G/G/G/E/|D>B, DG-| GG G/A/B/c/|dc BG|[G/B/]A/B/G/ AF|G2 GG/E/| SDG G/A/B/c/|dc BD-|D[DG] G/A/G/E/|[B,D]>B, D([G,D]| D)G G/A/B/c/|dc BG-|G/A/B/G/ A[FA]|[B,2G2] [B,G]B/c/| dd (e/f)d/4d/4|dc B(B/c/)|dde (e/f)e/|d3 d/d/-| dg g/a/g/e/|dc B([B,G]|G/)G/B/G/ AA |[B,2G2] [B,G]B/c/| dd (e/f)d/4d/4|dc B(B/c/)|dd (e/f)d/|d3 d-| dg g/a/g/e/|dc B[B,G]-|[DG][DG] G/A/G/E/|D>B, [G,2D2]([G,2D2] | D)G G/A/B/c/|dc BG-|G/G/B/G/ AA|[B,2G2][B,G]G/E/!D.S.!||

X:1 T:Old Joe Clark N:From the playing of fiddler Mulkey Kent (1907-1974, Evening Shade, N:Sharp County, Arkansas). Known as the “Dean of Old-Time N:Fiddlers,” Joseph Mulkey Kent won 31 first prizes for his fiddling, N:including the 1927 Arkansas State Fiddle Championship. Recorded N:in 1959 by John Quincy Wolf (Lyon College). M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEae tuning (fiddle) Q:"Quick" D:http://web.lyon.edu/wolfcollection/songs/kentoldjoe1253.mp3 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A [d2e2]-|[e2e2][ee]f [e2e2][d2e2]| c2A4 (ef|=g2)f2e2d2|[e3e3](A[e2e2])e-f| =gged e3f|e2d2 c2AB|c2Ac B2G2|[A,3A3](A, [A,2A2])|| AB|[ce][ce][Ae][ce] [B2e2]A2|cBAF [A,4E4]|c-A2c B2G2|[A,3A3][A,A]- [A,2A2]+slide+[c2e2]-| [c2e2][c2e2][B2e2][A2e2]|cBAF [A,4E4]|[c2e2]Ac B2G2|[A,3A3](A, [A,2A2])||

X: 1 T:Old Joe Clark R:Reel C:Trad. O:USA, South Z:Paul Hardy's Session Tunebook 2014 (see www.paulhardy.net). Creative Commons cc by-nc-sa licenced. M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=200 K:D "A"e2 f2 g2 f2|e2 d2 c4|e2 f2 g2 f2|"E"e4 e2 z2| "A"e2 f2 g2 f2|e2 d2 c4|A2 c2 "G"B2 G2|"A"A4 A2 z2:| |:"A"A3 A A4|e2 d2 c4|A3 A A2 A2|"G"G4 z4| "A"A3 A A4|e2 d2 c4|A2 c2 "G"B2 G2|"A"A4 A2 z2:|