Shoe Cobbler Blues

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X:1 T:Shoe Cobbler Blues N:From the playing of Bob Holt (1930-2004, Ava, Mo.) M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Waltz D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/search-page?search_api_views_fulltext=Shoe+cobbler D:Rounder CD 0432, Bob Holt – “Got a Little Home to Go to” (1998). Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C c>c|Sc2-A2 G2|E2 A2G2|_E2-=E4|E3 G AB|c2-A2 G>D| E<A-A2 G2| F6|F6|F4 FG|F2 (3EFE D2|B6|B6|B2-A2G2| F2B2A2|E6|E3 G AB|c2-A2 G2|E2 A2G2| _E2-=E4|E3 G AB| c3 c Bc|d2c2_B2|A6| A6|A,3B,C2|a3 g ^fg| g3 e cA|G3^F G2|A2 d3c|B2e2d2|[E3c3]B cd|[E4c4]|| cd|:ea ge cd|ea ge cA|+slide+[A3A3]-[^GA][A2A2]|f4f2|{e}f2bf ag| f2 bf (3agf|[e3e3][ee] [e2e2]|[e3e3] [ee]- [ce]-[de]|ea ge cd|eage cA| +slide+[A3A3]-[^GA][A2A2]|f4f2|{e}f2bf ag| fe- e2 d2|[E6c6]|1[E3c3]B cd:|2 [E3c3] c ABS||



SHOE COBBLER’S BLUES. American, Waltz (3/4 time). USA, Missouri. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). ABB’. The Burke family, several of whom were musicians, tended to call any tune with sliding notes a ‘blues’ tune, according to Bob Holt, no matter what the style or genre.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Bob Holt (1930-2004, Ava, Douglas County, south-central Missouri), learned from Waldo Burke (Dogwood, Missouri) [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed sources : - Beisswenger & McCann (Ozarks Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 68.

Recorded sources: -Rounder CD 0432, Bob Holt – “Got a Little Home to Go to” (1998).



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