Rabbit Where's Your Mammy? (3)

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X:1 T:Rabbit Where's Your Mammy [3] N:From the playing of Tom Fuller (1890-1979, Ok.), recorded in the field by N:Brad Leftwich in 1973. N:Fuller, born and raised in Indian Territory, pre-statehood, was a farmer, N:cowboy and oilfield worker in southern Oklahoma and west Texas. His fiddling N:predates the popular "contest" style of fiddling, according to Brad Leftwich, N:and "represents an earlier time...when a fiddler's main role was to play for dancing N:and to entertain family and neighbors." M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:Drone strings liberally Q:"Quick" D:Field Recorder's Collective FRC714, "Tom Fuller: Traditional Fiddling from D:Oklahoma & Texas" (2015) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/rabbit-wheres-your-mammy-0 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D [A2f2]-|[Af]efe [A3f3]e|d2B2-B2A2-|A2A2-A2AA|e2 d2-d2[A2e2]-| [Af]fa2 f3e|d2 B2-B2 d-B|A2F2 ABAF|E2[D2A2]-[D2A2][A2f2]-| [Af]a([Af]a) f3e|d2B2-B2+slide+[A2f2]-|[A2f2][A2a2]-[A2f2]aa|e2d2-d2[A2f2]-| [A2f2][A2a2] [A3f3]e|d2 B2-B2 d-B|A2F2 ABAF|E2[D2A2]-[D2A2]|| |:B2-|A2F2 ABAF|E2F2-F2B2-|A2F2 ABAF|E2D2-D2:|



RABBIT WHERE'S YOUR MAMMY? [3]. American, Reel (cut time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Wootan): AABBCC. Some similarities to versions "Rabbit Where's Your Mammy? (1)" and "Rabbit Where's Your Mammy? (2)." The version printed in Fiddler Magazine is a contest-fiddling version by Hollis Taylor.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Jimmy Don Bates [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Fiddler Magazine, vol. 14, No. 4, 2007; pp. 32-33. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 192.

Recorded sources : - Field Recorder's Collective FRC714, "Tom Fuller: Traditional Fiddling from Oklahoma & Texas" (2015). Rounder 0437, Noel Scott – “Traditional Fiddle Music of the Ozarks, vol. 3: Down in the Border Counties.”

See also listing at :
Hear Texas fiddler Thomas Jefferson "Duck" Wootan's 1958 home recording at Slippery Hill [1]. Wootan called it "Little Rabbit," probaby from confusion due to the Crockett Family's medley of the two tunes.



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