Possum up a Gum Stump (3)

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X:1 T:Possum Up a Gum Stump [3] M:C| L:1/8 K:G B,A, \ |"G"G,2G,A, B,A,G,B, | "C"CB,CD EFGE | "G"D2DE DCB,G, | "D"A,3B, A,2B,A, | |"G"G,2G,A, B,A,G,B, | "C"CB,CD EFGE | "D7"DEFG AcBA | "G"G2GF G2 : | |: (3DEF \ | "G"G2BG AGB2 | "C"G2cG BGc2 | "G"G2BG AGB2 |"D7"F4 [dD]3F | | "G"G2D2 B,2G,2 | "C"CB,CD EFGE | "D7"DEFG AcBA | "G"G2GF G2 : |



POSSUM UP A GUM STUMP [3]. American, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Silberberg): AABB (Phillips, Songer). Unrelated to the previous tunes by this name, however the first strain is cognate with the first strain of Viola "Mom" Ruth's "Possum up a Simmon Tree (3)."

Additional notes

Sources for notated versions: - Ruthie Dornfeld (Seattle, Washington) [Phillips]; Marge Tonge [Silberberg].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 1), 1994; p. 188. Silberberg (Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern), 2002; p. 120. Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 161.

Recorded sources: -



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