Puncheon Floor (2)

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X:1 T:Puncheon Floor [2] S:Hardy Sharp M:C| L:1/8 K:D A,B,|D2 DE D3D|EF F2 EDB,G,|...



PUNCHEON FLOOR [2]. American, Reel (cut time). USA, Mississippi. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A very different tune than "Puncheon Floor (1)." During the 78 RPM era Arthur Smith of Tennessee recorded a version of this reel as "Lost Train Blues," and Hoyt Ming and his Pepsteppers waxed it as "White Mule" (a simplified setting with a third part added). The coarse strain is very similar to a variation used for "Katy Hill (1)."


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Hardy Sharp [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 1), 1994; p. 190.

Recorded sources : - Mississippi Department of Archives and History AH-002, Hardy C. Sharp - "Great Big Yam Potatoes: Anglo-American Fiddle Music from Mississippi" (1985. Originally recorded in 1939 for the Library of Congress).




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