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OLD TANGLEFOOT. American, Hornpipe. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. "Can be used as a Clog" (Cole). The title is perhaps an oblique reference to 1880's variety stage clog dancers.
Source for notated version:
Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 99.
Kennedy (Fiddler's Tune-Book: Hornpipes & Breakdowns, Clog & Step Dances), 1998; No. 132.
Ryan's Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 135.
Recorded sources: Green Linnet, Moving Cloud – "Foxglove" (1998).