Pennington's Farewell

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 Theme code Index    5H5H3H1H 5H4H6H2H
 Also known as    Love Somebody (2)
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Street Butler
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Ozarks/Western Tenn)
 Structure    AABB
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X:1 T:Pennington's Farewell T:Love Somebody N:From the playing of Street Butler (1904-1977, Elkton, Todd County, N:southwest Kentucky), recorded in the field by Bruce Greene, 1976. N:Butler told the story that an outlaw named Pennington from Sharon N:Grove, western Kentucky, was granted a last wish and "sat down on N:his coffin with his fiddle and played that tune" before he was hung. Butler N:claimed his banjo-playing acquaintance knew which farm Pennington was from. N:Butler was well aware the tune is usually called "Love Somebody." M:2/4 L:1/16 R: Q:"Quick" D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D a2f2g2e2|fe d2 d4|a2f2g2a2|b2e2 e4| a2f2g2e2|(fe d2)A4|d2c2B2A2|dBA2D4:| |:d2A2F2A2|(BAF2) D4|d2A2F2A2|[E2c2][E2c2] [A,4E4]| d2A2F2A2|d2[d2e2][d4f4]|(gfe2) B2c2|(dBA2) D4:|]