Sally there's a Bug on Me

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SALLY, THERE'S A BUG ON ME. AKA - "Come Quick Sally there's a Bug on Me," "Sally Put a Bug on Me." AKA and see "Jackson's Breakdown," "Richmond Cotillion," "Old Richmond," "Run them Coons in the Ground," "Hanging Around the Kitchen (Till the Cook Comes Home)," "Wait in the Kitchen (Till the Cook Comes In)." Old-Time, Polka, Two-Step, Schottische (2/4 time). USA, Arizona, Texas. D Major ('A' part) & A Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AB (Silberberg): AA'BB (Phillips, Ruth).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Stuart Williams (Seattle) [Phillips]; Vivian Williams [Silberberg].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 212 (appears as "Sally Put a Bug on Me"). Ruth (Pioneer Western Folk Tunes), 1948; No. 106, p. 37. Silberberg (Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern), 2002; p. 138.

Recorded sources: - HMV 7P 371 (45 RPM), The Ranch Boys - "Red River Valley/Sally there's a Bug on Me" (1964). Voyager 347, "Vivian and Phil Williams Live" (1998)



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