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FIELD LARK. Old-Time, Breakdown & Song (2/4 time). A Major. AEae tuning (fiddle). AABB. This ditty is sung to the first strain:

Daddy shot a field lark,
Shot him on the wing;
I got a banjo,
Listen to it sing.

Source for notated version: Arville 'Sandy' Sandusky (Casey County, Kentucky) [Milliner & Koken]. From a field recording made in 1989 by Bruce Green.

Printed sources: Milliner & Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 195.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Hear Arville Sandusky's version at Slippery Hill [1]




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