Five Miles Out of Town (1)

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X:1 T:Five Miles Out of Town [1] N:From the playing of southpaw fiddler Cyril Stinnett N:(1912-1986, Oregon, northwest Missouri) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/five-miles-out-town D:MSOTFA CS 103, Cyril Stinnett - Grey Eagle in C (1992) Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D DB,|A,2 D2 DFEF|DEFA BFAc|d2cd BAFG|AFED B,DA,B,| +slide+[D2D2]-[DD][DD]- [DD]FEF|DEFA BFAc|ddcd BAFG|AFEC D2:| |:de|fa2b afde|faab a2af|gbef geag |fedf edBA| [FA]-[A2A2]B AGFE|DFAd fafe|dBAd BAFG|AFEC D2:|]



FIVE MILES (OUT OF TOWN) [1]. Not to be confused with what us usually called "Five Miles from Town" in Thede which is a different tune. It is on Missouri fiddler Charlie Walden's list of '100 essential Missouri fiddle tunes' and has been recorded by such Missouri fiddlers as Cyril Stinnett and Dwight Lamb. Hans Nathan (Dan Emmett and Negro Minstrelsy, Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 1962, p. 93) mentions that 'Five Miles Out of Town' was the name of an old blackface minstrel dance or series of steps. Similar melodic material to the widespread Dubuque <div class="mw-ext-score" data-midi="/w/images/lilypond/2/h/2h53b2yvrn6gkabwdbyedebm2abt5xi/2h53b2yv.midi"><img src="/w/images/lilypond/2/h/2h53b2yvrn6gkabwdbyedebm2abt5xi/2h53b2yv.png" width="697" height="59" alt=" X:1 M:C| L:1/8 K:D A,B,DE D2 DE|FABF A4|BAdA BAFE|1 DEFD ED B,:|2 DFED D4|| "/></div> or "Old Dubuque" family of tunes.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - fiddler and railroad engineer Frame Davis (Des Moines, Iowa) [Christeson]; Cyril Stinnett (Mo.) [Milliner & Koken]

Printed sources : - R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddlers Repertory, vol. 1), 1973; No. 81, p. 60. Milliner & Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 203.

Recorded sources : - Missouri State Old Time Fiddlers Association MSOTFA CS 103 Cyril Stinnett - "Grey Eagle in C" (1992). University of Missouri, Frame Davis - "Old Time Fiddlers' Repertory" (1976. Various artists).

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]
Hear Cyril Sinnett's recording at Slippery Hill [2]
Hear Frame Davis's recording at Slippery Hill [3]



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