Cackling Hen and Rooster Too

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X:1 T:Cacklin' Hen and Rooster too S:The Skillet Lickers (1930) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEae tuning (fiddle) D:Columbia 15682-D (78 RPM), Gid Tanner and His Skillet Lickers (1930) D:Document DOCD 8060, The Skillet Lickers vol. 5 F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/cacklin-hen-and-rooster-too Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A ABcd efee|cBcf ecBc|ABcc efee|afed cA A2| ABcc efee|cBcf ecBc|ABcc efee|afed cA A2:|| K:D |:D2DD DDDD|DD D2[D2A2] (AB)cA|D2DD DDDD|FCE2 D4| D2DD DDDD|EC[D2A2]ABcA|D2DD DDDD|FCE2 D4||



CACKLING HEN AND ROOSTER TOO. American, Reel (cut time). USA, north Georgia. A Major ('A' part) & D Major ('B' part). The tune was recorded in Atlanta in December, 1930, by the North Georgia group The Skillet Lickers. On this cut the lineup was Clayton McMichen, Bert Layne and Lowe Stokes on fiddle, Ged Tanner on banjo and Riley Puckett on guitar. Norm Cohen says the tune is at best only distantly related to the "Cackling Hen" tune variants.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : -

Recorded sources: -Columbia 15682-D (78 RPM), Gid Tanner and His Skillet Lickers (1930). County 506, "The Skillet Lickers: Old Time Tunes Recorded 1927-1931" (1965). County Records 3509, The Skillet Lickers - "Old Time Tunes and Songs from North Georgia" (1996). Document Records DOCD 8060, "The Skillet Lickers vol. 5 - 1930-1934" (2000).

See also listing at:
Hear the Skillet Lickers 1930 recording at Slippery Hill [1] and at youtube.com [2]



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