Hooker's Hornpipe (2)
X:1 T:Hooker's Hornpipe  M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel S:Uncle Bob Walters (Nebraska, 1949) B:R.P. Christeson - Old Time Fiddler's Repertory vol. 1 (No. 122) K:G e/f/|gf/a/ gd|e/f/g/e/ d/c/B/d/|g/fa/ g/e/d/g/|e/ab/ ae/f/| gf/a/ gd|e/f/g/e/ d/B/G/B/|c/B/A/c/ B/A/G/E/|D/F/A/F/ G:| |:D/F/|G/F/G/A/ B/c/d/B/|c/B/c/d/ e/f/g/e/|de/f/ g/e/d/B/|A/B/A/G/ F/D/E/F/| GG/A/ B/c/d/B/|c/B/c/d/ e/f/g/a/|b/g/a/g/ e/f/g/e/|d/B/A/F/ G:||
HOOKER'S HORNPIPE . American, Hornpipe or Reel (2/4 time). USA; north Missouri, Nebraska. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The low part is reminiscent of Clayton McMichen's tune "McMichen's Reel." Hooker may refer to a fiddler, the Civil War general Joe Hooker, or, as Howard Marshall points out, to a laborer on a riverboat, a petty thief or pickpocket, a one-masted fishing boat, loggers, etc. "Hooker's Hornpipe " is on Missouri fiddler Charlie Walden's list of '100 essential Missouri fiddle tunes'.