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 Theme code Index    3231 3b313
 Also known as    Great Big Taters in Sandy Land, Sail Away Huldy, Sally Ann (3)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/4, 2/2
 Structure    ABB, AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Ira Ford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Traditional Music in America
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 35
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1940
 Artist    Biography:Uncle Bunt Stephens
 Title of recording    Sail away Lady
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Columbia 15071-D (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1926
Sail away Ladies

Played by: Elizabeth La Prelle
Source: Soundcloud
Image: John L. "Uncle Bunt" Stephens
 Score   (1)   
Sail Away Ladies

X:1 T:Sail away Ladies [1] S:Uncle Bunt Stephens M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Z:by Andrew Kuntz K:G V:1 clef=treble name="1." [V:1] ([GB]|[GB])GAG ([GB]A)G2|([G_B][G2=B2]A)G2+slide+([G2B2]|G)AGE D2E2|G3G[G,3G3][GB]-| [GB]GGG AG[G2B2]|([G_B][G2=B2]A)G2+slide+([G2B2]|G)AGE D2E2|G3G[G,3G3]|| |:g=|ggga g2d2|[e3e3]d [e3e3][eg]-|[e2g2][e2g2]ed B2|[D3d3]d [D3d3]([ee]| [ee])[ee]e[Dd] [D2B2][G,2G2]|([D4A4][DA])[G,3G3]([G_B]|[G3=B3])G AG D2E2|[G,3G3]G,[G,3G3]:|]

X:1 T:Sail Away Ladies [1] M:C L:1/8 R:Reel N:Transcribed from a test record made by fiddler Henry Bandy (1876-1943) N:for Gennett Records in 1928. Z:Stephen Green K:G e|g2g2g2d2|e3 e d2 {e}g2-|gedB A2G2|A3 A G2z2| (eg3)a g2d2|e3e d3d|eged BAG|AB3 G2z|| B-|:BA B2 Bd3|B3 A B2{c}(B2|B)AGE D2E2|[G3B3][GA] [G3B3]:|

X:2 T:Sail Away Huldy N:A version of "Sail Away Ladies" N:From the playing of W.L. "Jake" Phelps (1885-1977, Pea Ridge, Todd N:County, southwest Ky.), recorded in 1973 in the field by Bruce Greene. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Moderately Quick" D: D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G V:1 clef=treble name="2." [V:1] ef|gfed Bdd2|+slide+[e3e3][ee] [e2e2]e(f|g)fed BdA2|[G,3G3][G,G][G,2G2]e(f| g)fed B-dd2|+slide+[e4e4][ee][e2e2]ef|gfed BdA2| [G,3G3][G,G][G,2G2]|| [D2A2]-|[DB]dBA [D2B2][D2d2]|([DA]B2)d B2A-B-|BBA(G [G,2E2])[G,2D2]|[G,3G3][G,G][G,2G2]A-B-| BdBA B2d2|A-B2d B2 A-B-|BBA(G[G,2E2])[G,2D2]|[G,3G3][G,G][G,2G2]||

X:3 T:Sail away Ladies [1] N:From the playing of Max Collins (1916-2001j, Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma), N: from a 1975 field recording by Gary Stanton and Tom Carter. A number of well- N:regarded fiddlers were members of the family, including W.S., Willie, and N:Max's older brother, Earl Collins. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G V:1 clef=treble name="3." [V:1] ef|g2 ga g2d2|+slide+([e3e3][ef]) [e2e2]d2|edeg e2[D2B2]|[D3d3]d [D3d3][Dd]-| [D2d2][D2B2](3[DA]BA G2|[A3A3][AA] [A3A3][AA]-|[AA]BAG E2D2|[G,E]-[G,2G2][G,G][G,3G3]g-| gfga g2d2|+slide+([e3e3][ef]) [e2e2]df|edeg e2[D2B2]|[D3d3]d [D3d3][Dd]-| [Dd]edB A2G2|[A3A3][AA] [A3A3][AA]-|[AA]BAG E2D2|[G,E]-[G,2G2][G,G][G,2G2]GA|| |:[G2B2][G2B2]A2G2|([A3A3][AB]) [A2A2]GA-|ABAG E2D2|1[G,E]-[G,2G2][G,G][G,2G2]GA:|2[G,E]-[G,2G2][G,G][G,2G2]||

X:4 T:Sail away Ladies [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel N:Drone low 'G' string liberally throughout B:Ford - Traditional Music in America (1940, p. 35) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="4." [V:1] |:{^A}B>B- B/=A/G|B {^A}B3|{^A}B>G =A/G/D/D/|E/G/ G3| {^A}B>B- B/=A/G|B {^A}B3|{^A}B>G =A/G/D/D/|E/G/ G3|| {f}g>a g/a/g|[Ag]([Ae]-[A/e/])[A/d/][Ae]|{f}[A2g2] {f}[Bg]e/d/|[DB][D3d3]| [Ae][Ae]- [Ae]d/B/|[G,G][D3d3]|B?G =A/G/D/D/|E/G/ G3| {f}g>a g/a/g|[Ag][Ae] [A/e/]d/[Ae]|{f}[A2g2] {f}[Ag]e/d/|[DB][D3d3]| [Ae]>[Ae] [A/e/]d/B|[G,G][D3d3]|{^A}B>G =A/G/D/D/|E/G/ G3:|]

X:5 T:Sail away Ladies [1] L:1/8 M:4/4 Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G V:1 clef=treble name="5." [V:1] g2ga g2d2 | e3d e4 | g2g2 edB2 | d6 d2 | e2ed B2G2 | A3G G4 | B2BE D2E2 | G3G G4 :| |: B2BG A2G2 | B3A G4 | B2GE D2E2 | G3G G4 :|