Minnie Put the Kettle On

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X:1 T:Minnie put Your Kettle on N:From the playing of Uncle Dick Hutchison (1897-1986, Disney, N:northeast Oklahoma) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D:Uncle Dick Hutchison - "Old TIme Fiddlin'" (196?) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/minnie-put-your-kettle Z:Andrew Kuntz K:D AB|d2 fe d2Bc|d2BA FEDA|d2 fe d2 (3BcB |[M:3/2]"*"A[F3A3] +slide+[A6A6]AB| [M:C|]d2 fe d2 B-d-|d2 BA FEDE|FEDF EDB,A, |1(3A,B,C DF ED:|2A,B,DF ED3|| [EA]-[F3A3] [EA]-[F2A2]E-|DFAd B-dAE-|FEDF EDB,G,|A,B,DF E-D D2| [EA]-[F3A3] [EA]-[F2A2]E-|DFAd B-AFA|d2BA FEDB,|A,B,DF E-D D2:| P:Substitutions "*"A[F3A3] [A4A4]=f2-|^fafe d2 (B/c/d-)||



MINNIE, PUT THE KETTLE ON. AKA - "Minnie put the Skillet on." American, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Source Curbow's version is a three-part, "crooked" (i.e. extra beats) tune. "Minnie Put the Kettle On" has similarities with Missouri fiddler Bob Holt's "Polly Put the Kettle On (6)," but it is a different tune than the perhaps more familiar "Polly Put the Kettle On" as played in Britain, Ireland, and elsewhere in North America.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Uncle Dick Hutchison (1897-1986, Disney, Oklahoma) [Milliner & Koken].

Printed sources : - Clare Milliner & Walt Koken (The Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; pp. 420-421.

Recorded sources : - Uncle Dick Hutchison - "Old TIme Fiddlin'" (196?). Rounder 0436, Ray Curbow - "Traditional Fiddle Music of the Ozarks, vol. 2: On the Springfield Plain."

See also listing at :
Hear Curbow's recording on youtube.com [1]
Taught by Steven Rosen on the Fiddle Club of the World [2]
Hear Uncle Dick Hutchison's 1960's recording at Slippery Hill [3]
Hear Cliff Trisler's 1976 field recording by Jim Renner at Slippery Hill [4]



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