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McMICHEN'S REEL. AKA and see "Hog Trough Reel." Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Kentucky. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Silberberg): AABBAACC (Phillips). Composed by or named after influential north Georgia fiddler Clayton McMichen, a one-time member of the Skillet Lickers who later became a Nashville master with other groups, as a session musician, and on his own. "Fisher's Hornpipe" and "Brushy Fork" are related tunes.

Clayton McMichen



Source for notated version: Doc Roberts (Ky.) [Phillips]; Bruce Reid [Silberberg].

Printed sources: Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 151. Silberberg (Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern), 2002; p. 98.

Recorded sources: Global Village C-302, Plywood String Band - "New York City's 1st Annual String Band Contest - November 1984." Heritage XXXIII, Fiddlin' Doc Roberts (Ky.) - "Visits" (1981).

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




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