X: 1 T:Dem Golden Slippers R:Reel C:James A. Bland (1879) O:USA M:4/4 L:1/4 Q:1/4=200 F:http://john-chambers.us/~jc/music/abc/mirror/code.google.com/Golden_Slippers_1.abc 2022-04-03 002743 UT K:D d/e/|"D"ff f/e/d/e/|ff fd/e/|ff gf|"A7"fe ec/d/| "A"ee/f/ e/d/c/d/|ee/f/ ec/d/|eg fe|"D"ed d:| |:B|"D"A3d/e/|fe d=c|"G"B3e/f/|"Em"gf ed|"A"^c>Bcd| |1"A"e>fec|"D"d3/2c/ de|fd"A7"c:|2"A"e2 g2|ff/g/ fe|"D"d3|]
MP3*: (Provided courtesy of the Hook family)
Sheet Music*: Click images to enlarge. To download, right-click in enlarged image and "Save as...".
Source: James A, Bland (1879)*
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*Notes: This tune is often played in either D or A, and occasionally in G. The ABC above is in D, the MP3 and sheet music in G, and the YouTube video is in G.
“James Bland, composer of this song, also wrote ‘Carry Me Back To Old Virginny,’ was one of the best black composers of the 19th century.” —Tom Roush