Sheep and Hogs Walking through the Pasture

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X:1 T:Sheep and Hogs Walking through the Pasture S:Buddy Thomas (1935-1974, northeastern Ky.) M:C| L:1/8 N:Drones constantly throughout 1st strain, as in the first line. D:Round 0032, Buddy Thomas - Kitty Puss (1976) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/sheep-and-hogs-walking-through-pasture Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G P:A [DB]-[Dc]-|[D2d2][D2d2][D2A2][D2d2]|[DB]A[DB]G DG[DA]B|[D2d2][DB][Dd] [D2A2][Dd][Dc]|[DB]G[DA]F G2[DB]-[Dc]-| [D2d2]d2 A2d2|BcBG DGAB|d2Bd A2 dc|BGAF G2Ad|| P:B Bdef g2eg|fedf edBA|B+slide+[e2e2](f [e2e2])d2|BGAG (EG)GA| Bdef g2g2|fgfd edBA|B+slide+[e2e2](f [e2e2])d2|BGAG (EG)GA|| P:Alternate 'A' D2 [DB]G [D3A3]d|([DB]A)GB [DA]G[DA]B|[D2d2][DB]d [D2A2][Dd]c|[DB]G[DA]G (EG)GA| [D2d2][DB]G [D2A2]dc|([DB]A)[DB]G [DA]G[DA]B|[D2d2][DB]d [D2A2][Dd]c|[DB]G[DA]G G2||



SHEEP AND HOGS WALKING THROUGH THE PASTURE. AKA - "Sheep and Cows Walking through the Pasture," "Sheeps and Hogs going to Pasture." American, Reel (cut time). USA, northeastern Ky. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABA'B. There are distant similarities in the first strain with Burl Hammons' similarly-titled tune "Hogs and Sheep Going to the Pasture," but they are different tunes. A similarly titled tune ("Sheep and Cows a-walking through the Pasture") was also in the repertoire of Roscoe Parish (1897-1984) of Galax, Carroll County, southwest Virginia. See also note for “Wolves a Howling.”

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Buddy Thomas (northeast Kentucky) [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 217.

Recorded sources: -Field Recorders Collective FRC 303, "Buddy Thomas: Recordings from the collection of Dave Spilkia & Ray Alden" (2015). Rounder 0032, Buddy Thomas (Northeast Ky.) "Kitty Puss: Old Time Fiddle Music From Ky." Voyager VRCD-354, Hart & Blech – “Build Me a Boat” (appears as “Sheep and Cows Walking Through the Pasture”). Ubiquitone Records, Adam Hurt - "Earth Tones" (2010).

See also listing at:
Hear Buddy Thomas's 1973 recording on youtube.com [1] and at Slippery Hill [2]



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