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KING PIN JIG. AKA and see "Bob Chadduck's (Jig)." American, 'Sand Jig' (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The 'jig' refers not to the familiar Irish jig in 6/8 time, but rather a type of syncopated old-time banjo tune often used as a vehicle for clog dancing. It is often called a "straight" or "sand" jig, the latter because is was performed on a sanded stage to facilitate the steps. See also the related first part of "Bob Chadduck's."

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 83. Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 117. White's Unique Collection, 1896; No. 35, p. 6.

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