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X: 1 T: Skippin' Cat C: Jack Link 1986 M: C| R: reel K: G B,C| "G"DCB,C DCB,C| DGBG "C"c2 Bc| "G"dedc BAG=F| "C"EC-C2 C2B,C| "G"DCB,C DCB,C| DGBG "C"cdef| "D"gage dBAc |1 "G"BG-G2 G2 :|2 "G"BG-G2 G4|] |:"D"A3c "G"B2d2| "D"ABcA "G"BG-G2| "D"A3c Bdef| gedc "G"BG-G2| "D"A3c "G"B2d2| "D"ABcA "G"Bdef| "D"gage dBAc |1 "G"BG-G2 G4 :|2 "G"BG-G2 G2|]



SKIPPIN' CAT. American, Breakdown or Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed in 1978 by one-time Gypsy Gyppo fiddler Jack Link (Seattle, Washington); originally an old-timey tune, it is also played frequently by contra dance musicians. The title refers to dried out animal carcasses known as “road kill;” excellent frisbees.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Songer (Portland Collection), 1997; p. 186.

Recorded sources: -Black Socks Press 14, Uncle Gizmo - "Uncle Gizmo" (1992). Childsplay - “Twelve-gated City” (1992).



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