Bumblebee in the Jug (2)

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X:1 T:Bumblebee in a Jug [2] N:From the playing of Alfred Bailey (1918-1996, Fleming N:County, northeast Ky.), recorded in the field in 1986 by John Harrod. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/3971 K:C [d2e2]|-[e2e2])[ee][ee] [ee][ee][ee][ee]|[ee][ee][ee]c cAGc|AcAc Accd|eded cAGc| [de]-[ee][ee][ee] [ee][^de][ee][ee]|eded cAGc|Accd eded|[ce][ce][ce][ce] [ce][ce]:| D2-|E2EE EEEE| EGED CCCG,|A,A,A,G, A,CA,G,|A,CA,G, A,CCD| EEEE EEED|EGED A,A,A,G,|A,CCD EGED|CCCC C2D2-|| E2 EE EEED|EGED CCCG,|A,CA,G, A,CA,G,|A,CA,G, A,CCD| EGED EGED|EGED CCCG,|A,CA,G, EGED|[C2E2][C4E4]||



BUMBLEBEE IN A JUG [2]. American, Reel (cut time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABC. This version of "Bumblebee in a Jug" is from the playing of Flemingsburg, Fleming County, northeast Kentucky fiddler Alfred Bailey (1918-1996), and is unlike his friend George Lee Hawkins' "Bumblebee in the Jug (1)." Bailey attempts at conveying the image of a trapped bumblebee by using saw strokes for each eighth note in the reel, conveying the buzzing of wings, and by the use of some occasional flattened 'e' or 'd#' notes on the e string unison notes.

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Hear Alfred Bailey's 1986 field recording by John Harrod at Berea Sound Archives [1]



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