Annotation:R. Bishop's Hornpipe

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R. BISHOP'S HORNPIPE. American, Hornpipe (2/4 time). E Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. R. Bishop Buckley was one of the sons of James Buckley, scion to a very influential family of blackface minstrels (which included R. Bishop's siblings, George Swayne and Frederick). The family emigrated from England in 1839 and began their own minstrel company in 1843.

Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Buckley (Buckley's New Banjo Method), 1860; p. 65.

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