'A' and 'E' Rag

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X: 1 T: A & E Rag R: reel Z: 2006 John Chambers <jc@trillian.mit.edu> M: C| L: 1/8 K: A |: "A"a2g2 a3e | fecf ecBA | "E7"G2G2 GEFG |1,3 "A"ABcd ecBA :|2,4 "A"A2A2 A4 :| K: E |: "E"b2b2 g4 | e2g2 B4 | "B7"B^ABc dBcd |1,3 "E"edef gefg :|2,4 "E"e4 :|




According to Drew Beisswenger (2008), “Buck Fever” was source Lonnie Robertson’s alternate title for the tune. Beisswenger notes a good deal of musical similarity with the Kentucky tune Old Flannagin/Old Flannigan, both having a second strain close to Old Mother Flanagan, with a first strain that is shared with Saratoga Hornpipe (3) and a number of other related melodies (see note for “Saratoga Hornpipe (3)”). The tune also closely resembles Joe Pancerzewski's "Original Canadian Hoedown."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Lonnie Robertson (1908-1981, Springfield, Mo.) [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; pg. 114. Sanella (Balance and Swing).

Recorded sources : - Caney Mountain Records CEP 102 (privately issued extended play LP), Lonnie Robertson (Mo.), c. 1965‑66. Rounder CD0375, Lonnie Robertson – “Lonnie’s Breakdown” (1965).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer’s Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]



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