Dandy Jim o' Caroline (2)
Back to Dandy Jim o' Caroline (2)
DANDY JIM O' CAROLINE . AKA and see "Monongahela College," "Taylor's Quickstep (1)." American, March (2/4 time). USA, southwestern Pa., Va. A Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A once very well known fife piece in southwestern Pa., but also has been collected as a fiddle tune in Albemarle County, Va (see Southern Folklore Quarterly, VI, p. 10). Bayard (1981) connects the tune to the Irish "Templehouse," both reel and jig versions.
Source for notated version: Samuel Palmer (Fayette/ Greene Counties, Pa., 1944) [Bayard].
Printed sources: Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 226C, pp. 184-85.