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 Theme code Index    3L5L11 3312
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Arthur Smith
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Bluegrass, Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Country Rag
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/4
 Structure    AB, AABB, AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:R.P. Christeson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Old Time Fiddler's Repertory vol. 2
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 134
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1984
 Artist    Biography:Arthur Smith & the Delmore Brothers
 Title of recording    Doin' the Goofus/Red Apple Rag
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Bluebird B-5928 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1935
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Red Apple Rag [1] M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Quick" S:Arthur Smith (1898-1971, Humphreys County, east Tennessee) D:County 546, "Fiddlin' Arthur Smith & His Dixieliners vol. 1" (1978) F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G DC|B,CDG EFG(A|B)dBG- GBAG|EGAB cBcd|e^dec- cdcB| AdBc dcde|faf(d [d2f2])(f2|g)bge |dBAG- G2:| |:Bc|d2g2-gfg2 |+slide+(b^ab)g- gage|cdeg- geg2|agec- cdcB| AdBc dcde|faf(d [d2f2])(f2|g)bge |dBAF- G2:|]

X:1 T:Red Apple Rag [1] M:2/4 L:1/16 Q:122 S:from Cyril Stinnett R:Reel A:Missouri N:Cyril stated that he learned this from hearing it played by Arthur N:Smith on the Grand Old Opry over the radio in the 30's. Apparently it N:is an original composition by Arthur Smith. D:as recorded by Cyril Stinnett on his album "Cyril Stinnett Plays His D:Favorite Old Time Tunes. Z:B. Shull, trans.; R. P. LaVaque, ABCs K:G DC|(B,C)D(F GF)GA|BdBA GBA(G|EF)G(A cB)c2|(ede)(c c)BcA|! (d^cd)(e fe)d(e|fa)f(e e)de(f|gb)ge d(BA)F|G6:|! B(c|d2)e(f gf)g2|(bab)(g g)a(ge)|cde(f gf)g(e|ag)e(c c)B(cA)|! (d^cd)(e fe)d(e|fa)fe d2e(f|gb)ge d(BA)F|G6:|!

X:1 T:Red Apple Rag [1] N:From the playing of farmer and fiddler Sammie Dyer (1906-1983, Macon N:County, north-central Tenn.), recorded in 1972 in the field by Bruce Greene M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G B,A,|G,A,B,D BAGA|BcBA G3B|cBcB cBA2|cBcB A2Bc| dcde fed2|fgfe d2g2|+slide+gage dABA|G6:| |:Bc|[M:3/2]d2d2 +slide+b4 g4|[M:C|]cBc2- cBcd| e3e A2Bc | d^cde fede| fgfe d2g2-|gage dABA|[M:3/2]G6 [G4B4]:|

X:1 T:Red Apple Rag [1] N:Transcribed by Frank Maloy, based on the version by Fiddlin' N:Arthur Smith M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 26, No. 3, Fall 1992; p. 37 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D/C/|:"G"B,/C/D/G/ E/F/G/A/|B/d/B/G/- G/B/A/G/|"C"E/F/G/B/ c/B/c/d/|e/_e/=e/c/- c/d/c/B/| "D7"F/d/B/c/ d/^c/d/e/|f/a/f/[d/f/]- [d/f/]>g-|"G"g/b/g/e/ d/B/A/E/|1 G2- GD/C/:|2 G2- GB/c/| |:"G"de/g/- g/f/g|b/+b/=b/g/- g/a/g/e/|"C"c/d/e/g/- g/e/g|a/g/e/c/- c/d/c/B/|A/d/B/c/ d/^c/d/e/| "D7"f/a/f/[d/f/]- [d/f/]>g/-|"G"g/b/g/e/ d/B/A/E/|1 G2- GB/c/:|2 G2-G||