Benny Eat a Woodchuck

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BENNY EAT A WOODCHUCK. Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Oklahoma. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. This ditty was sung to the melody:

Benny Eat a Woodchuck, eat it in a minute,
All but the gizzard, and that wasn't in it.

Melodic material in the second strain is shared with "Pruitt."

Source for notated version: Henry Lovell (Potawatomie County, Oklahoma) [Thede].

Printed sources: Thede (The Fiddle Book), 1967; p. 138.

Recorded sources:




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