Cluckin' Hen (7)

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X:1 T:Cluck Old Hen [7] N:From the playing of fiddler Earl Collins (1911-1975, Oklahoma and N:southern California, whose musical family had roots in Missouri). M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEac# tuning Q:"Quick" D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/cluck-old-hen-7 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A [e2e2]ef [e2e2]c2|ecef e2c2|[e2e2][e2e2] efe[ce] |+slide+c2c2B2A2| [e2e2]ef [e2e2]c2|ecef e2eg|a2a2 =geeB |+slide+c2c2B2A2:|| |:[A,2E2]"+"c2[A,2E2]"+"c2| [EA]cBA FAA2|[A,2E2]"+"c2[A,2E2]"+"c2| [EA]cBA F2 [E2A2]| [A,2E2]"+"c2[A,2E2]"+"c2| EAcA FAAB|c2cB A2AB|cABA FAE2:|]



CLUCKIN' HEN [7]. American, Reel. A Major. AEac# tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'AA'CC'BB'. Howe Teague's Missouri version is categorized as a 'breakdown' but is played at a slower tempo. Teague and Earl Collin's (Oklahoma) versions are perhaps not cognate, but are grouped together because of the shared fiddle tuning, and some general similarities.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Howe Teague (1913-2005, Dent County, Missouri), learned from a cowboy movie in which it was played in a saloon scene [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 147.

Recorded sources : - Rounder CD 0435, Howe Teague - "Traditional Fiddle Music of the Ozarks, vol. 1" (1999. Various artists).

See also listing at :
Hear Earl Collin's version at Slippery Hill [1]



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