Baker Number Two
X:1 T:Baker No. 2 T:Baker Number Two M:C| L:1/8 Q:Moderate R:Two-Step S:Lon Jordan (c. 1876-?, Farmington, Arkansas) N:From a 1941 field recording by Vance Randolph D:Library of Congress AFS 05323 B02 F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/baker-no-2 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A e2 ^df ecAF-|F3-G E4|e^d2e fecA|G8| e^d2e fecA|(F4G4)|[B2e2][B2e2][G2B2]=c2|^cAGF E3 (c/d/| e)^dze fecA|F3-G E4| A4 =G4|F6-F (F/G/| A)A2A BABc-|c4A4|F2E2 ^D2E2|F6F2-|G4E4|A8:|]
BAKER NUMBER TWO. AKA - "Baker No. 2." American, Schottische or Two-Step (cut time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. The tune was recorded in October, 1941, by folklorist Vance Randolph (1892-1980) from the playing of fiddler Lon Jordan, of Farmington, Arkansas. Jordan was born around 1876, although information about him is almost non-existent. However, Jordan recorded some forty tunes and songs for Randolph, and was a folklore informant for him.