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HY PATITTIAM/PATITIAN. AKA – "Hy Patillion," "Allen Brother's Rag." Old-Time, Breakdown or Two-Step. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB' (Phillips): AA'BB (Silberberg). A Hawaiian tune covered by the Chatanooga, Tennessee, based duo the Allen Brothers. It was also recorded by fiddler Curly Fox for one label, and earlier for Gennett by Chattanooga fiddler Jesse Young (as "Hy Patillion").

Source for notated version: John Hartford [Phillips]; Ralph Blizzard [Silberberg].

Printed sources: Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Music, vol. 2), 1995; p. 66. Silberberg (93 Fiddle Tunes I Didn't Learn at the Tractor Tavern), 1993; p. 20.

Recorded sources: Rounder 0320, Bob Carlin & John Hartford – "The Fun of Open Discussion." Gennett 5719 and SVT 4010 (78 RPM), Jess Young & Homer Davenport (Tenn.) (c. 1925). Vocalion 02939 (78 RPM), Allen Brothers (1934).

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




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