Robinson County barndance

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Robinson County has been added to 11 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Robinson County
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:F>G|A2 f2 f>gf>e|d>cB>A B>cd>B|A2 f2- f>gf>e|[d2f2] [d4f4] F>G|
A2 f2- f>gf>e|d>cB>A B>cd>B|A2 F2 E2 E2|D2 D4:|
(3efg|a2 f2 f>f b2|a<f-ff f2 b2|a2 f2 f>e d2|e6 f>g|
a2 f2 f>f b2|a<f-ff f>e d2|e2 d2 (3fgf e2|d6 (3efg|
a2 f2 f2 b2|a<f-ff f2 (3efg|a2 f2 f>e d2|e6 f>g|
a2 f2 f>f b2|a<f-ff f>e d2|e2 e>e f>d e2|d6||
2
X: 2
T: Robinson County
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:FG|A2 f2 fgfe|dcBA BcdB|A2 f2- fgfe|[d2f2] [d4f4] FG|
A2 f2- fgfe|dcBA BcdB|A2 F2 E2 E2|D2 D4:|
e/f/g|a2 f2 ff b2|af-ff f2 b2|a2 f2 fe d2|e6 fg|
a2 f2 ff b2|af-ff fe d2|e2 d2 f/g/f e2|d6 e/f/g|
a2 f2 f2 b2|af-ff f2 e/f/g|a2 f2 fe d2|e6 fg|
a2 f2 ff b2|af-ff fe d2|e2 ee fd e2|d6||

Four comments

"Robinson County" ~ old time breakdown

I learned this from a friend, know it was messed around with in at least Northern Ireland, and that friend got it off a scratchy old 78 I also got to hear. Yes, it was swung, but for those who prefer it in a straight jacket, here it is minus the >, < & (3 ~

X: 2
T: Robinson County
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: breakdown
K: Dmaj
|: FG |\
A2 f2 fgfe | dcBA BcdB | A2 f2- fgfe | [d2f2] [d4f4] FG |
A2 f2- fgfe | dcBA BcdB | A2 F2 E2 E2 | D2 D4 :|
e/f/g |\
a2 f2 ff b2 | af-ff f2 b2 | a2 f2 fe d2 | e6 fg |
a2 f2 ff b2 | af-ff fe d2 | e2 d2 f/g/f e2 | d6 e/f/g |
a2 f2 f2 b2 | af-ff f2 e/f/g | a2 f2 fe d2 | e6 fg |
a2 f2 ff b2 | af-ff fe d2 | e2 ee fd e2 | d6 |]

This is for me buddies Ptarmigan & Nicholas & ~ you know who you are… 😉

It’s worth chasing up that last link for the few comments… I like the one about the plot of five counties to secede from Virginia…