Sugar Grove Blues

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 Theme code Index    15L5L3L 5L323
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Burl Hammons
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Upland South)
 Structure    AA'BB'
 Book/Manuscript title    
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Artist    Biography:Burl Hammons
 Title of recording    The Hammons Family: A Study of a West Virginia Family's Tradition
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Library of Congress AFS L65-L66
 Year recorded    1973
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Sugar Grove Blues N:From the playing of fiddler Gerry Milnes, from a 1974 Brandywine N:Festival fiddle contest tape. The tune is from the repertory N:of Pocahontas County, W.Va., fiddler Burl Hammons (1908-1993). N:Similar (but not cognate) with "Grey Eagle" L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEae tuning (fiddle) Q:"Moderate" D:Library of Congress AFS L65-L66, "Hammons Family: A Study of a West D:Virginia Family's Traditions" (1973) D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A ((3AcB|:A2)[EA]F ED-CD|E2 cA BAcB|A2[EA]F ED-CD|1EFAB A2cB:|2EFAB A2|| [Ae]-[Be]-|:[ce]+slide+[e3e3] [e4e4]|efec B-A[Ae]B|[ce]+slide+[e3e3] [e4e4]|efec- B2 AB| (c[e3e3]) +slide+ [e2e2] ((3efg|a)fec- B A3|([Be]-[c3e3] B)AFD|1 EFAB A2AB:|2EFAA {B}A2||