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X:1 T:Catch Club M:6/8 L:1/8 R:Jig S:Ryan's Mammoth Collection (1883) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D A|dDD DEF|Agf ede|dDD GAB|efe cBA| dDD DEF|Agf ede|fdB AFG|Bdd d2:| |:f/g/|agf agf|{f}edd d2 g/a/|bag bag|{g}fee e2f/g/| agf bag|fed cBA|Adc Bed|cfe d2:||



CATCH CLUB. American (?), Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. 'Catch club' = a group of individuals organized for singing, usually part songs. The 'B' part corresponds to the 'B' parts of "Down on the Big Sandy" (Bayard, 1981; No. 492, p. 455) and "New Rig'd Ship." See note for "Catches and Glees" for explanation of 'catch'.


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Printed sources : - Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 67. Miller (Fiddler's Throne), 2004; No. 17, p. 23. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 99. White's Excelsior Collection, 1907; p. 10 (3rd tune).






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