Prettiest Girl in the County

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 Theme code Index    1H1H56 3556
 Also known as    Prettiest Little Girl in the Country-o, Prettiest Little Girl in the County-o, Purtiest Gal in the Country, Old Aunt Jenny, Prosperity Breakdown
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 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), USA(Piedmont), USA(Southeast), USA(Deep South), USA(Ozarks/Western Tenn), USA(Southwest), USA(Western/Pacific)
 Structure    ABB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Art Rosenbaum
 Book/Manuscript title    Folk Visions and Voices: Traditional Music and Song in North Georgia
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 111
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1989
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X:1 T:Prettiest Little Girl in the County-o M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Reel S:Skillet Lickers (north Georgia, 1920’s) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G gage dged|Bd2d d2 eg|gage dfed|BG2G G2| g2g2d2 ed|Bd2d d2ef|gage dfed|B[G2B2][GB] [G2B2]|| G2G2 GBAG|EG2G G3D|G2G2 GBAG|EDDE D2 DE| G2G2 GBAG|EG2G G3D|G2G2 GBAG|E2D2D D2||

X:1 T:Prettiest Little Girl in the County-O S:J.H. Hudson (Texas) M:C| L:1/8 D:Library of Congress AFS 00539 B02, 1935 F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/prettiest-little-girl-county-1 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G +slide+g2-|gage d2Bd|B2d2-d2+slide+(g2|g)aba g2ed|B2G4+slide+g2-| gage d2 Bd|B2 d2-d2 +slide+[e2e2]-|[e2e2]ed edBG|A2G2-G2:| |:DE|G2 BA G2AG|E2G2- G2 (3DEF|G2BA G2 AG|E2D4DE| G2 BAG2 AG|"*"E2(G2 G2) +slide+[e2e2]-|[e2e2]ed edBG|A2G2-G2:| P:Substitution "*"E2(G2G2)ef|g2ga gedB|A2G2-G2:|

X:1 T:Prettiest Little Girl in the County N:From the playing of Tom Fuller (1890-1979, Ok.), recorded in the field by N:Brad Leftwich in 1973. N:Fuller, born and raised in Indian Territory, pre-statehood, was a farmer, N:cowboy and oilfield worker in southern Oklahoma and west Texas. His fiddling N:predates the popular "contest" style of fiddling, according to Brad Leftwich, N:and "represents an earlier time...when a fiddler's main role was to play for dancing N:and to entertain family and neighbors." M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Moderate" N:Fuller played the eighth notes with considerable "swing" D:Field Recorder Collective FRC714, "Tom Fuller:Traditional Fiddling from Oklahoma and Texas" (2015) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/prettiest-little-girl-county-0 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G [D2A2]-|[D2B2] Bc Bc-AG|E2G2- G2[GA]-[AA]-|[A2A2][A2A2]c2AG|[F2A2]-[D2A2]-[D2A2][D2A2]-| [D2B2]Bc Bc-AG|E2 G2-G2 [GA]-[AA]-|[A2A2]AAc2AA|E2G2-G2:| |:[_B2f2]-|[=Bg]e[Bg]e d2ed|B2d2-d2[de]-[ee]-|[ee]fee [B2g2] ed|B2d2-d2[_B2f2]-| [=Bg]e[Bg]e d2ed|B2d2-d2[de]-[ee]-|[ee]fee [B2g2] ed|B2[G2B2]-[G2B2]:|

X:1 T:Prettiest Little Girl in the County-o S:Jake Phelps (Ky.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel K:G ef|gage dged|B2d2d2 ef|g...

X:1 T: Prettiest Girl in the County C: from Charley Kahana N:Charley Kahana (1865-1959) was born on San Juan Island, Washington; his father was N: Hawaiian and his mother was Clallam and Lummi. He played for dances starting at N:age 13, and won fiddle contests in the Puget Sound area in the early 20th century. N:For more information about Kahana, see www.voyagerrecords.com/arNWFiddlers.htm. M:C| K:G ((3DEF|G2)GGG2GG|E2G4((3DEF|G2)GGG2GG|E2D4((3DEF| G2)G2G2GG|E2G4AB|c2c2ABAG|E2D4:| |:B2-|[Bg]2g2efed|B2d4B2|[Bg]2g2efed|B2A4B2-| g2g2efed|B2d4e2-|e2e2efed|B2G4:|