Right Foot Left Foot
X:1 % T:Right Foot, Left Foot M:4/4 L:1/8 B:Bayard – Dance to the Fiddle (1981), No. 409A S:Thomas Patterson (Elizabeth, Pa.) c. 1930’s K:G d2|g2 Bc d2G2|BAGE D2z2|DEFG ABcd|e2d2 B3d| g2 Bc d2G2|BAGE D2z2|DEFG ABAF|G2G2G2 z2|| c2 ce G2 GE|CE Gc e4|d2 dg A2B2|cBce G2| c2 ce G2 GE|CE Gc e4|d2 dg A2B2|c2 cB c2|]
RIGHT FOOT, LEFT FOOT. AKA and see “Duck's Eyeball (2),” "Rainbow Schottische" (Pa.), “Stephen Baldwin's Schottische,” "Winter Night Schottische." American, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. The title comes from the rhyme associated with the piece:
Right foot, left foot, any foot at all,
Kitty lost her slipper going to the ball.
Bayard's sets, all collected from southwestern Pennsylvania fiddlers, all have second strains that are different from one-another.