Grub Springs (2)

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GRUB SPRINGS [2]. Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Mississippi. A Major. AEae (although Jody Stecher insists it is ADae) tuning (fiddle). AABB. A variant of "Grub Springs (1)." The version is from Mississipi fiddler W. Ernest Claunch, recorded by Herbert Halpert on a field trip for the Library on Congress in 1939. Grub Springs Branch is the name of a stream in Monroe County, northeast Mississippi, near the town of Caledonia.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 91.

Recorded sources: Bay 209, "The Gypsy Gyppo String Band" (1977. The source is given as W.E. Claunch, erroneously listed as a 'Kentucky' fiddler). Mississippi Department of Archives and History AH-002, W.E. Claunch - "Great Big Yam Potatoes: Anglo American Fiddle Music from Mississippi" (1985).




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