Dickie Rogers' Pedestal
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DICKIE ROGERS' PEDESTAL. American, Clog. F Major ('A' and 'B' parts) & B Flat Major ('C' and 'D' parts). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. The pedestal clog, a stage hornpipe or clog danced upon a pedestal, was a fad on the variety stage in the 1870's. See note for "Statue Clog."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; pg. 121. Cranford (Jerry Holland: The Second Collection), 2000; No. 168, p. 63. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 159.
Recorded sources: Voyager VRCS 310, Gerry Robichaud - "Down East Fiddling" (1973. Learned from Nova Scotia fiddler Tom Doucet). See also listings at: Alan Snyder's Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index .