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IN COME A LITTLE BEE. American, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB. Phillips notes this tune is to be played slower than a standard breakdown tempo. There is an old-time song called "First Come in was a Bumble Bee" or "In Come a Bumblebee," but it is usually set to a version of "Green Willis (1)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Owen "Snake" Chapman (b. 1919, Canada, Pike County, Kentucky) [Phillips], who learned it from his father, George 'Doc' Chapman, who in turn learned much of his own repertoire from his brother, Hense Chapman.

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 2), 1995; p. 69.

Recorded sources : - String Productions 5SPO5002, Hoover Uprights - "Known for their Reputation" (2006. Learned from Snake Chapman).

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



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