Johnny Stole a Ham
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JOHNNY STOLE A HAM. AKA and see "Out of the Wilderness," "Old Gray Mare (The)," "Old Grey Mare Came Tearing Out of the Wilderness (The)," "White Horse (2) (The)." American, Minstrel Air (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB. Bayard (1981) gives this as one instance where a fiddle tune developed out of a popular song to become "traditional."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Ford (Traditional Music in America), 1940; p. 85. Winner (New American School for the Banjo), 1883; p. 36.