Three Forks of Cheat

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 Theme code Index    3321 326L1
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Edden 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    ABC
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Dave Reiner & Peter Anick
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Old Time Fiddling Across America
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 75
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1989
 Artist    Edden Hammons
 Title of recording    The Edden Hammons Collection vol. 2
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    West Virginia University SA-2
 Year recorded    1999
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Three Forks of Cheat N:From the playing of fiddler Edden Hammons (1875-1955, Pocahontas County, W.Va.) M:C| L:1/8 N:AEac# tuning (fiddle) N:The first measure has an extra beat at the opening of the tune, but is an N:anomaly - every other time Hammons played the tune with four beats/measure. D:W.Va. University SA-2, "The Edden Hammons Collection, vol. 2" (1999) D: Z:Andrew Kuntz K:A AB|c2c2 cc (3BcB AB| cABA FAAB|c2 cd (3BcB AB|cABA FAAB| cd c2 (3BcB AB|cABA FAAB|A2 AF E2CC|DCB,D CA,A,C|| E2EF A,2Ac|BAcA BAFE|A2 AF ECA,C|DCB,D CA,A,C| E2 EF ECA,C|B,A,B,D CDEG|A2A2 CA,CA,|B,A,B,D CA,A,C| E2 EF A,2cB| ABAc BAFE|A2 AF E2C2|DCB,D CA,A,C| E2 EF A,2Ac|[M:3/2]BAcA BAFE A2A2||[M:C|]ce-ef [c3c3][cc]|A2Ac B[c2c2][cc]|e2 ef [c2c2][cc]B| A[cc]BA F[A2A2]B|ceef c2 cc|Bccc Bccc|e2 ef c2 cB|AcBA F[AA][AA]B||

X:1 T:Three Forks of Cheat N:From the playing of fiddler Burl Hammons (1907-1993, Pocahontas N:County, W.Va.) M:C| L:1/8 N:AEac# tuning (fiddle) D:Augusta Heritage Recordings 017, Burl Hammons -The Fiddling D:of Burl Hammons (1995). D: Z:Andrew Kuntz K:A e2 ec +slide+[c3c3]=c-|^cBAB [c2c2][cc]e-|e2ec +slide+[c2c2]([cc]B)|AcBA FAAc| eeec +slide+[c3c3]([c/c/]B/)|AcBA [cc]e e2|e2ec +slide+[c2c2]([cc]B)|AcBA FAAB|| +slide+c2c2[A,2E2]FA|cABA FAAF|E2 EF ECA,C|DCB,A, C-A,A,C| E2 EC A,CEc|BAcA (B/c/A) FE|A2 AF ECA,C|DCB,A, C-A,A,C| E2 EC A,2Ac|BAcA {c}BA FE|A2 AF ECA,C|DCB,A, C-A,A,2||