Nigger in the Pea Patch

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X:1 T:Nigger in the Pea Patch, The M:C L:1/16 R:"Sand" Jig B:Kerr - Merry Melodies, vol. 2 (No. 433) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D (A,2B,2C2)|OD4C4D4 C2E2|z2 C2D2E2 F2D2E2C2|z2D2C2E2 D4 (3A2B2c2|d<3B z2G2 A2F2G2E2| D16-|D2D2 z2E2 F2D2E2D2|z2D2 D4 D8|dB3 z2 A2 A2F2G2E2|| z2D2d4 c8|(B3c)(B3A) F2A2 z2A2|z4d4 z4c4|(B3c)(B3A) F2D2E2D2| z2D2 d4 c8|(B3c)(B3A) F2A2 z2(d2|f2)(d2g2)(e2 f2)(d2e2)(c2|d2)(c2d2)(B2 A2)(F2G2)(E2!D.C.!:|



NIGGER[1] IN THE PEA PATCH. American, "Sand Jig" (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The title (which is close to that of Uncle Dave Macon's "Rabbit in the Pea Patch") appears in a list of traditional Ozarks Mountain fiddle tunes compiled by musicologist/folklorist Vance Randolph, published in 1954.

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Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 2), c. 1880'; No. 433, p. 49.

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