Railroad through the Rocky Mountains

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 Theme code Index    557b5 3111
 Also known as    Railroading throught the Rockies, Goin' Down to Shirley's
 Composer/Core Source    Jim Bowles
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Upland South)
 Structure    AB, AABB, AABCC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Stacy Phillips
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 194
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1994
 Artist    Jim Bowles
 Title of recording    I Kind of Believe it's a Gift
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Meriweather 1001-2
 Year recorded    1986
 Score   ()   

X:1 T:Railroad through the Rocky Mountains S:Jim Bowles (1903-1993, Rock Bridge, Monroe County, Kentucky) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D:Meriweather 1001/02, Jim Bowles - I Kind of Believe its a Gift (198?) D:Originally recorded 1959 F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/railroad-through-rocky-mountains-0 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D [F2A2]-|[A2A2][A2A2]FDFE|DD2E D2DF|[E2A2][E2A2] CEEE|CEEC [C2E2][FA]-| [A2A2][A2A2][Ad]ABA|FEDF D2DF|[E2A2][E2A2] CA,CE|D3D D2:|| Ad-|d2 dg fedf|edef gfe{c}d-|d2 dg fedf|edcB ABcA| d2 dg fedf|gfef (fg2)ga|b2(af) e2cA|[d=f]-[d2^f2][d=f]-[d2^f2][d2=f2]-| |:[d2f2][d2f2] fdfd|ecA(f g2)ge|d2[d2f2][df]d[df]d|edcB ABcA| d2[d2f2]fdfd|ecAf {f}g2(ga)|b2 (af) e2 cA|1[d=f]-[d2^f2][d=f]-[d3^f3][d=f]-:|2[d=f]-[d2^f2][d=f]-[d3^f3]||

X:1 T:Railroading through the Rockies M:C L:1/8 R:Reel S:Woodshed AllStars N:From a transcription by John Lamancusa, by permission; see http://www.mne.psu.edu/lamancusa/tunes.htm Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D (^G2||"D"A2)A2 (A=c)AG|FD2(D D3) (F|"A"E2)A,2 A,[A,E]A,A,|EA,2 (A, A,2)(A2| "D"A2)A2 (A=c)AG|FD2(D D3)(F|"A"E2)A,2 [A,E]A, A,2|"D"D6 FG| "D"A2 FG (A=c)AG|FD2(D D4)|"A"A4 A3F|GE2(E E2)(A2| "D"A2)A2 (A=c)AG|FD2(D D3)(F|"A"E2)[A,2E2] [A,E][A,E] A,2|"D"D6 ((3ABc| |:"D"d2) de (fe) d2|"G"(ed)ef (gf)e2|"D"d2 de (fe)d2|"A"e(cB)(c A2) ((3ABc| "D"d2) de (fe)d2|"G"(ed)e(f g2) ga|"A"b2 ag (ed)c2|"D"d8:|