Annotation:Negro Suppertime

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X:1 T:Negro Suppertime N:From the playing of the Nations Brothers, Shelton (f.) and Marshall (gtr.), N:Lincoln County, Mississippi. M:C| L:1/8 N:AEae tuning (fiddle) D:County C CO 3514, The Nations Brothers - "Mississippi String Bands vol. 2" (1998) D:Melotone 7-05-78 (78 RPM), The Nations Brothers (1935) D: R:Reel Q:"Brisk" Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G g2| g-ag-a g2 g-a|gedB- A2a2-|aba-b a2ab|aedB G2g2| g-ag-a g2ga|gedB A2a2-|aba-b a2ab|aedB G2|| [GB]A|B2B2 G2 [GB]B|A-GEG D2[GB]A|[G2B2][G2B2] d2 dB|AGEG D2[GB]A| [G2B2][G2B2] G2 [GB]B|A-GEG D2+slide+B2|d2B2 G2BB|AGEG D2+slide+B2| d2B2d2 dB|AGEG D2[GB]A|[G2B2][G2B2] G2 [GB]B|A-GEG D2||

NEGRO SUPPERTIME. AKA - "Suppertime". American, Reel (cut time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The original title was probably "N..... Suppertime" [1], sanitized by the record company. The original source for the tune was the Nations Brothers (Shelton on fiddle and Marshall on guitar), Lincoln County, Mississippi, who recorded ten sides in 1935, eight of which were issued.

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Nations Brothers (Milliner & Koken); Armin Barnett [Phillips]; Greg Canote (Seattle) [Silberberg].

Printed sources : - Clare Milliner & Walt Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 444. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 163. Silberberg (Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern), 2002; p. 154 (as "Suppertime").

Recorded sources : - County Records 3514, Nations Brothers - "Traditional Fiddle Music Of Mississippi 1927-1935" (various artists). Flying Crow 104, Major Contay and the Canebrake Rattlers - "Old Familiar Tunes." Melotone 70578 (78 RPM), Nations Brothers (1935).

See also listing at :
Hear the Nations Brothers 1935 recording at Slippery Hill [1] and at [2]

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