Birdie in the Snowbank

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BIRDIE IN THE SNOWBANK. AKA - "Birdie in a Snowbank." Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Missouri. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. From the playing of Lee Stoneking and his son Fred. The tune is derivative of the Irish "Boys of Bluehill (The)," or "Beaux of Oak Hill (1)." A similar Ozark region tune, points out Drew Beisswenger (2008), is Vesta Johnson's She oughta been a Lady <div class="mw-ext-score" data-midi="/w/images/lilypond/c/k/ckg8p1p94ol6al7lj6xhvrvj0mmxhkc/ckg8p1p9.midi"><img src="/w/images/lilypond/c/k/ckg8p1p94ol6al7lj6xhvrvj0mmxhkc/ckg8p1p9.png" width="598" height="52" alt=" X:1 M:C| L:1/8 K:D F-A2B A2AA|BABd e2d2|f2 af e2fe|dBA2Bd A2| "/></div>

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Fred Stoneking (b. 1933, Missouri) [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 134.

Recorded sources: -Rounder CD 0381, Fred Stoneking - "Saddle Old Spike" (1996).



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