Alabama Joe

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Alabama Joe

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 Theme code Index   15L11 2220
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Gumbo Chaff
 Book/Manuscript title    The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 12
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1851
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Media    
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X:1
T:Alabama Joe
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Air
B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 12)
N: A later edition of the earliest known banjo tutor, published in 1848.  It was written by Elias Howe, whose pseudonym Gumbo Chaff 
N:is taken from Thomas Dartmouth Rice's 1834 blackface character.  The 1851 edition was published in Boston by Oliver Ditson. 
N:In 1850 Howe sold some of his works to Ditson (this one among them) and agreed not to publish similar works for ten years.
Z:AK/FIddler's Companion
K:Bb
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dddf|fedc|BBdc|B B2!Fine!||
B/A/|GGAB|ccBA|GGAB|c3 B/A/|
GGAB|ccdd|AAGG|!Fermata! F2 f!D.C.!||


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