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X:1 T:Fire in the Log T:Possum up the Gum Stump T:Who Shit in Grandpa's Hat N:From a field recording of fiddler Jimmy Wheeler (1917-1987, N:Portsmouth, Scioto County, southern Ohio), by John Harrod M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/3554 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D fg|a2a^g aba=g|f2 {g}fe fgfA-|ABde fded|cd e4ef| g2 gg gagf|efgf edcB|A2cB AGFE|[D6A6]:| |:[DA]-[FA]-|[A4A4] ABAG|FE [D4A4] [FA][EA]| DEFD [E2A2]-[F2A2]-| [G6A6]A2| +slide+[e4e4] efed|cB A4cB|ABcB AGFE|[D6A6]:|



FIRE IN THE LOG. AKA and see "Possum up the Gum Stump (5)," "Who Shit in Grandpa's Hat." American, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was in the repertory of Scioto County, southern Ohio, fiddler Jimmy Wheeler (1917-1987) as "Fire in the Log," although Wheeler also announced it also had alternate titles "Possum up the Gum Stump (5)" and "Who Shit in Grandpa's Hat." The Quebecois tune "Noces à Lise (Les)" has a cognate first strain, but the second strains differ.

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Hear Jimmy Wheeler's field recording, by John Harrod, at Berea Sound Archives [1]



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