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 Theme code Index    1H1H2H2H 4H4H2H2H
 Also known as    Susan's Gone
 Composer/Core Source    Jilson Setters/Blind Bill Day
 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)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Clare Milliner & Walt Koken
 Book/Manuscript title    The Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 645
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2011
 Artist    Jilson Setters/J.W. Day
 Title of recording    Sweet Susan
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Library of Congress AFS 01019 A02
 Year recorded    1937
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Susan's Gone

Played by: Carling Berkhout
Source: Soundcloud
Image: Jilson Setters: American folk singer and fiddle player
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Susan's Gone

X:1 T:Sweet Susan N:from the playing of left-hand fiddler Bill Day/Jilson Setters (1861-1942), recorded in N:Ashland, Ky., June, 1937, in the field by John A. Lomax for the Library of Congress. %N:Jilson Setters was the pseudonym for Blind Bill Day, heavily marketed by folklorist %N:Jean Thomas, who created his persona. M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Fast" R:Reel D:Library of Congress AFS 01019 A02, Jilson Setters (1937) D:https://archive.org/details/afc1937007_1017B2 D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/sweet-susan-0 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G V:1 clef=treble name="1." [V:1] [M:2/4][G,2D2]e-f|[M:C|]ggg2 aaa2|a-bag edef|ggg2a2a2|{a}bage d2ef| ggg2 aaa2|abag edef|ggg2aaa2|b-age d4|| e6 e2-|e2gg e2d2|BGAB dBAB|G2A2 Bded|BGAG EGAE| G2 Ad Bded|BGAB d2e2|G2A2 Bded |BGAG (3EFE D2| G2A2 Bded|BGAB dBAB|G2D2 Bded|BGAG E2D2||

X:1 T:Susan's Gone T:Sweet Susan N:From the playing of fiddler Emma Lee Dickerson (1923-2001, born Emma Lee N:Johnson on Little Fork in Elliot County, Ky.) N:recorded in the field by Barbara Kunkle, Feb., 1974, in Greenup County, Ky. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Very Fast" N:Parts are irregular and sections repeated or not, at will. D:Field Recorders Collective FRC731, Emma Lee Dickerson - "Along the Ohio's Shores" (2003) D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/704 D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/susans-gone Z:Andrew Kuntz K:G V:1 clef=treble name="2." [V:1] [Be]-[ee]-[ee][ee] [e4e4]|[M:3/2][de]-[ee]-[ee]d B2 ABd2[e2e2]|| [M:C|]SG2[G2A2]Bdee| BGAG EGA2|G2GA Bdee|BGAG Bde2| G2[G2A2]Bdee| BGAG EGA2|G2[G,2G2] GBee|BGAG B2e2| G2[G2A2]Bdee| BGAG EGA2|G2[G2B2]GBee|BGAG B2e2| G2A2 Bded |BGAG EG A2|[G3B3][GB][G2B2]|| ef|g2g2 a2ga|bbag edef|g2g2 Ja2 aa|gbag e3e| g2g2a2 a2|abag edd2|g2g2 a2a2|bage d2[d2e2]| [de]-[ee]-[ee][ee] [e4e4]|[M:3/2][de]-[ee]-[ee]d B2AB d2e2S||