Katie with the Buckles

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KATIE WITH THE BUCKLES. American, Reel?. USA, southwestern Pa. F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. This rhyme was collected with the tune in Pennsylvania:

Long folks, short folks, have ye heerd the news?
I'm goin' to marry Katie with the buckles on her shoes.
Ha! Ho! Never could refuse--
I'm goin' to marry Katie with the buckles on her shoes.

Source for notated version: Hiram White (elderly fiddler from Greene County, Pa., 1930's) [Bayard].

Printed sources: Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981; No. 7, p. 19.

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