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CAT ON A LEASH. AKA and see "Billy Church Memorial Breakdown (The)." Old-Time, Breakdown. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by Colorado fiddler Anita Dolen in 1982, during a move from Boulder to Denver, who told Sue Songer (Portland Collection) that the title was inspired by a woman walking a cat on a leash and it struck her as humorous.
Source for notated version: - Chuck Aronson (California) who learned the tune at one of the Galax Fiddlers' Conventions [Songer].
Printed sources : - Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 30 (appears as "Billy Church Memorial Breakdown").
Recorded sources: - Jigsaw - "Cut Up the Floor."
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