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DRUNKEN HICCOUGHS [2], THE. AKA and see "Oil City Quickstep (2) (The)." American, Country Dance Tune (4/4 time). USA, Western Pa. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "This tune is also quite popular in Fayette County (Pa.). Its variants show little change. The title is one of the 'floating' variety, being mentioned in Odum, 'An American Epoch', p. 202, and Carmer, 'Stars Fell on Alabama', p. 276; and found in connection with a quite different air in Ford, p. 126. The tune's usual title in Pennsylvania is 'The Oil City Quickstep'" (Bayard). See also the variant (and note for) "Oil City Quickstep (1) (The)."

Sarah Armstrong

Source for notated version: Sarah Armstrong (Derry, Pa.), 1943 [Bayard].

Printed sources: Bayard (Hill Country Tunes), 1944; No. 52.

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