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DOC JESSUP('S SCHOTTISCHE). Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Missouri. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB (Phillips): AA'BB' (Beisswenger & McCann). The title honors the person who taught the tune to source Rickman and others; Dr. John Jessup of Hurley, Mo., according to Gordon McCann (2008). Jessup was a medical doctor and a dance fiddler who always wore a derby hat.

Source for notated version: Art Galbraith (1909-1993, Springfield, Mo.) [Phillips]; Glenn Rickman (1901-1982, Hurley, Missouri) [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources: Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 110. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes), vol. 1, 1994; p. 72.

Recorded sources: Rounder 0157, Art Galbraith - "Simple Pleasures."




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