Annotation:Hull's Victory (2)

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HULL'S VICTORY [2]. American; Reel. USA, Maine. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Bronner): AABB' (Phillips). A variation of "Hull's Victory (1)." The source for this version, Alanson Mellen Dunham [1] (1853-1931), was a Maine fiddler who won Henry Ford's national old-time fiddler's contest in 1925, and was subsequently promoted by him in recordings and concerts all over the country.

Mellie Dunham

Source for notated version: Mellie Dunham, 1926 (Norway, Maine) [Bronner].

Printed sources: Bronner (Old Time Music Makers of New York State), 1987; No. 8, p. 39. Phillips (Traditional Music of America), vol. 1, 1994; p. 115.

Recorded sources: Victor 40131 (78 RPM), Mellie Dunham, 1926.

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