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X:1 T:Bacon Rind [2] N:From the playing of left-handed fiddler Tex Atchison with the Prairie Ramblers. N:The group was popular on WLS and the Barn Dance, one of the top acts of N:1938 on the station. Most of the Ramblers' members hailed from Kentucky. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" D:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drNbP2gk28c D:Conqueror Cq 8830 (78 RPM), The Priarie Ramblers (1937) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/bacon-rind-0 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A [d2e2]-|[e2e2][e2e2]efed|c2A2E2c2-|dABA GEBA |c2 A2-A2 [d2e2]-| [e2e2][e2e2] efed|cAE2 c2-|1dABA GEBB|A6 :|2dABA GEBG|c2A2-A2|| |:[d2e2]-|[e2e2][e2e2][e3e3]a|f2 d2- d2+slide+=g2- |g2 fd e2 c2|[c2a2][c2a2]-[c2a2]:|



BACON RIND [2]. American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The Prairie Ramblers recorded "Bacon Rind [2]" in August, 1937, released on Conqueror 8830 (78 RPM) where it is credited to the group's left-handed fiddler Shelby "Tex" Atchison. It is musically unrelated to "Bacon Rind (1)," and includes vocalized calls for a square dance. The first strain is reminiscent (perhaps derivative) of "Dance All Night," but probably not cognate.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - The Prairie Ramblers' 1937 recording [Milliner & Koken].

Printed sources : - Clare Milliner & Walt Koken (The Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 20.

Recorded sources : - Conqueror 8830 (78 RPM), The Prairie Ramblers (1937).

See also listing at :
Hear the Texas Ramblers' 1937 recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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