Cripple Creek

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Cripple Creek

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 Theme code Index   1H645 1H631
 Also known as    Going Up Cripple Creek, Going Down Cripple Creek, Going Up Brushy Fork, Going Down Brushy Fork, Going Up Shootin' Creek, Going Down Shootin' Creek, Red Creek, Shooting Creek (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
 History    USA(Upland South)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Ira Ford
 Book/Manuscript title    Traditional Music in America
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 94
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1940
 Artist    Fiddlin' Cowan Powers
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Edison 51789 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1925
 Media    
Cripple Creek
Played by: Willie Nixon - The Nixon Family Compound, United States
Cripple Creek on the banjo played by Tracy Newman
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Cripple Creek



X:1 T:Cripple Creek S:Bill Hensley (1873-1960, Asheville, Buncombe County, western N.C.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:1940 field recording N:AEae tuning (fiddle) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/cripple-creek-1 Z:Transcribe by Andrew Kuntz K:A AB|c2 Ac BAFA|cBAF E2AB|c2 Ac BAFA|E2 FE A2AB| cBAc BAFA|cBAF E2AB|c2 Ac BAFA|E2 FA A|| (3efg|a2a2eced|d2[d2f2] e2(3efg|a2a2 cccc|B2c2A2(3efg| a2a2eced|d2[d2f2] e2(AB|c2)Ac BEFA|E2FA A2(3efg| abaf eced|d2[d2f2]e2(3efg|abaf e2c2|BA B2 A2(3efg| a2a2eced|d2[d2f2] e2(AB|c2)Ac BEFA|E2FA A2||

X:1 T:Cripple Creek S:Marcus Martin (1881-1974, Macon and Buncombe Counties, western N.C.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:1940 field recording N:AEae tuning (fiddle) D:Field Recorder FRC 502 - Marcus Martin (2015) D:University of N.C. SFC CD 100, Marcus Martin - "Whenever I D:get My New House Done" (2007). F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/cripple-creek-2 Z:Transcribe by Andrew Kuntz K:A a2=|abaf ec[ce]c|ddfd e2a2-|abaf ec[ce]c|[EB]G[EB]G A2a2-| abaf e[de][ce][ce]|d2 fd e3e|+slide+c2A2 BAFA|E2 FG A2:|| |:[FA]-[GA]-|[A2A2][A2A2]cAFA|ABcA E2[FA]-[GA]-|[A2A2][AA]c BAFA|E2FG A2[FA]-[GA]-| [A2A2]BA cAFA|ABcA E2[FA]-[GA]-|[A2A2][AA]c BAFA|E2FG A2:||

X:1 T:Cripple Creek N:From the playing of John Morgan Salyer (1882-1952, Salyersville, Magoffin County, eastern Ky.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:Play AABBB D:Berea Sound Archives https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/4262 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A (3efg|a2a2 edcA|defd e2fg|agaf edcA|BcBG A2fg| a2a2edcA|defd e2ed|c2 Ac BAFF|EFEF A2:|| |:AB|c2 Ac BAAB|c2AE E2 AB|c2 Ac BEF2|EFEF A2:|]

X:1 T:Cripple Creek L:1/8 M:2/4 S:Frank Maloy, Devil's Box, vol. 22, No. 3, Fall 1988, p. 52. K:A e/f/|a/g/a/e/ f/e/c/A/|d/e/f/d/ ee/f/|a/g/a/e/ f/a/e/d/|c/A/B/c/ Ae/f/| a/g/a/e/ f/e/c/A/|d/e/f/d/ e/f/e/d/|c/B/A/c/ B/A/F/D/|(E/F/)A/B/ A:| |:A/B/|c/B/c/A/ B/A/F/A/|c/A/c/A/ EA/B/|c/B/c/A/ B/A/F/D/|(E/F/)A/B/ AA/B/| c/B/c/A/ B/A/F/A/|c/A/c/A/ EA/B/|c/B/c/A/ B/A/F/D/|(E/F/)A/B/ A:| |:e/f/|ag/a/ fe|d/e/f/d/ ee/f/|ag/a/ f/a/e/d/|c/A/B/c/ Ae/f/|ag/a/ fe|d/e/f/d/ e/f/e/d/| c/B/A/c/ B/A/F/D/|(E/F/)A/B/ A :: A/B/|(B/c/)e/c/ (B/A/)F/A/|(B/c/)e/c/ EA/B/|(B/c/)e/c/ (B/A/)F/D/| (E/F/)A/B/ AA/B/|(B/c/)e/c/ (B/A/)F/A/|(B/c/)e/c/ EA/B/|(B/c/)e/c/ (B/A/)F/D/| (E/F/)A/B/ A:||