Old Time Billy in the Lowground

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 Theme code Index    15L3L3L 6L5L3L1L
 Also known as    Old Billy in the Low Ground
 Composer/Core Source    Kelly Gilbert
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Upland South)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Jeff Titon
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Old Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 120, p. 148
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2001
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X:1 T:Old Time Billy in the Lowground S:Kelly Gilbert (1895-1991, northeastern Ky.), who had the tune S:Lewis Goins, a local fiddler and mentor. M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Quick" N:From a 1978 field recording by Guthrie Meade & John Harrod F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/old-time-billy-low-ground Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G (3DEF|G2D2[B,4D4]|E2 DC B,[G,3D3]|G2AB cBAG|F2 AB A2(3DEF| G2D2[B,4D4]|E2 DC B,[G,3D3]|G2AB c2dc|[M:3/2]BGAF [G,6G6]|| f2-|[M:C|]g2 eg f2d2| c2 Ac B[G,3G3]|g2 eg f2d2|f-a2b [A4a4]| g2 eg f2dB|c2 Ac B[G,3G3]|A2B2c2dc| BGAF [G4B4]||