Mike and Charlie
X:1 T:Mike and Charley M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Quick" N:A version of "Flop Eared Mule" R:Reel or Schottische S:Lon Jordan (c. 1876-?, Farmington, Arkansas) N:From a 1941 field recording by Vance Randolph (1892-1980) D:Library of Congress AFS 05319 A01 F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/mike-and-charley Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D (=f2-|^f2)f2d2d2| ABAF D3[A,E]-|[A,2E2][A,2E2]C2E2| [DA][EA][FA][EA] [D3A3](=f| ^f)2f2d2d2|ABAF D3A,-|A,2A,2C2E2|DEFE D2:| K:A [A2e2]-|[A2e2][c2e2][A2e2][c2e2]|efec A3[EB]-|[E2B2][E2B2]G2B2|[Ae][Be][ce][de] [e3e3][Ae]-| [A2e2][c2e2][A2e2][c2e2]|efec A3[EB]-|[E2B2][E2B2]G2B2|[Ae][Be][ce][Be] [A2e2]:||
MIKE AND CHARLIE. AKA "Mike and Charley." AKA and see "Flop Eared Mule (1)." American, Reel or Schottische (cut time). D Major ('A' part) & A Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was recorded for the Library of Congress by folklorist/musicologist Vance Randolph (1892-1980) from Ozarks Mountains fiddlers in the early 1940's. The tune is a variant of the wide-spread schottische family whose most famous member is "Flop Eared Mule (1)."