RAT CHEER. American, Reel. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed in breakdown style by Vermont fiddler Pete Sutherland. Some fiddlers believe the title to be a rendering of “Right Here” in thick Southern drawl.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Sutherland (Bareface), 1984; p. 20.
Recorded sources: Rounder 0172, Bob Carlin – “Where Did You Get That Hat?” (1982).