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BUCKIN' DUN. American, Breakdown. USA, Arizona. A Major. Standard or AEae tuning (fiddle). AABB. May be "Buckin' Mule." Arizona fiddler Kenner Kartchner (1887-1970) said: "A dun horse threw a rider at Magdalena, New Mexico, show about 1900. A fiddler took the hint with this result" (Shumway). 'Dun' describes the color of a horse, usually yellowish-tan, with a darker colored mane.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Kenner C. Kartchner (Snowflake, Arizona) [Shumway].

Printed sources : - Shumway (Frontier Fiddler), 1990; p. 266.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Hear Kenner Kartchner's 1943 field recording at Old Towne School of Folk Music Fiddle Tune Archive [1]



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