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COTTON BAGGIN' . American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was recorded in Atlanta in 1929 by the north Georgia band The Skillet Lickers . It is cognate with "Old Sharon," "Sharon," and "Julianne Flanagan," among others (see note for "Julianne Flanagan").
Source for notated version: Armin Barnett (Seattle, Washington) [Songer].
Printed sources: Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 55.
Recorded sources: Columbia 15404-D (78 RPM), Gid Tanner & His Skillet Lickers with Riley Puckett and Clayton McMichen (1929). Document Records DOCD 8058, "The Skillet Lickers vol. 3, 1928-1929" (
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Hear the Skillet Lickers 1929 recording at Slippery Hill