Audio Recordings Kitchen Girl
- Kitchen Girl
- Contributor Names
- Jabbour, Alan (Transcriber)
- Jabbour, Alan (Collector)
- Reed, Henry, 1884-1968 (Performer)
- Reed, Watha (Performer)
- Created / Published
- Reed family home, Glen Lyn, Giles County, Virginia, November 26, 1966
- Subject Headings
- - Instrumental music
- - Fiddle tunes
- - Folk music--Appalachian Region
- - Breakdowns
- - Reels
- - Guitar music
- - Ethnography
- - Music
- - Field recordings
- - United States -- Virginia -- Giles County -- Glen Lyn
- Field recordings
- - Meter: 4/4
- - Key: A
- - Strains: 2 (low-high, 4-4)
- - Compass: 11
- - Phrase Structure: ABAC QRQS (abcd abef qrst qruv)
- - "Kitchen Girl" is a striking tune, but though other tunes can be found with a general resemblance, no clear variant has been found. It was recorded by the Hollow Rock String Band (Kanawha 311) in a version learned from Henry Reed, and from there the tune has found its way into the repertories of other fiddlers.
- - Rendition: 1r-2r-1r-2r-1
- - Performed by Henry Reed, fiddle.
- - Duration: 1 minute, 13 seconds
- - Performed by Watha Reed, guitar.
- - Spoken: HENRY REED: You know that one don't you?/WATHA REED: Yeah.
- - Recording chronology: 088
- Audio tape
- Call Number
- AFC 1967/007: AFS 13037A18
- Source Collection
- Alan Jabbour duplication project, part 1
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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