Annotation:Hunters of Kentucky

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X:1 T:Hunters of Kentucky M:C L:1/8 R:Air B:Elias Howe – Second Part of the Musician’s Companion (1843, p. 6) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G d|BGGG DGGB|AGFG ABcd|BGGG DGGB| AGFG ABcc|Bddd Bddd|edcB ABcc|Accc Accc| dcBA Bd z2|G2 GG Fz2F|c3c cB z B|BAdF AG z2||

HUNTERS OF KENTUCKY, THE. AKA and see "Allie Croker," "Half Horse and Half Alligator." American, English (originally); Air (whole time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Howe categorizes the tune among the 'songs' section, and, indeed, it has a venerable history [see LAWS A25]. It is a version of the Northumbrian tune "Allie Croker."

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Howe (Second Part of the Musician's Companion), 1843/1850; p. 6. Howe (1000 Jigs and Reels), c. 1867; p. 45.

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]

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