Annotation:Spring's all Muddy and the Pond's all Dry

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X:1 T:Spring's all Muddy and the Pond's all Dry M:C| L:1/8 S:Burl Hammons (1908-1993, Pocahontas County, W.Va.) N:AEae tuning (fiddle) D:Augusta Heritage Recordings CS 017, Burl Hammons - Old Time Music of Pocahontas County F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A [A,2E2]ab a2 e((3e/f/g/|a2)a2c2d2|"*"e2a2a2a2|Ac[Ae]c B2[G2B2]|[M:2/4][A2A2][A2A2]| [M:C|][A,2E2]ea- a2e((3e/f/g/|a2)a2c2d2|"**"e2a2a2a2|Ac[Ae]c B2[G2B2]|[M:2/4][A2A2]|| Ac|[M:C:|] [B2e2][B2e2]c2 Ac|B2G2 A2Ac|[B2e2][B2e2]cdec|B2G2 A2Ac| [B2e2][Be][ce] [c2e2]Ac|B2G2 A2Ac| B2c2 ddec|B2G2 A2A2|| P:Substitutions "*"e2a2 abag|e2 ec B2G2|| "**"e2a2abag|ecec B2G2||

SPRING'S ALL MUDDY AND THE POND'S ALL DRY. American, Reel (cut time). A Major. AEae tuning (fiddle). The tune was in the repertoire of Pocahontas County, West Virginia, fiddler Burl Hammons (1908-1993). An unrelated tune with a similar title is Texas fiddler "Duck" Wootan's (1882-1964) "Creek's All Muddy and the Pond's All Dry (The)." See note for "annotation: Creek's All Muddy and the Pond's All Dry (The)" for more information.

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Recorded sources : - Augusta Heritage Center AHR-017, "Old Time Music of Pocahontas County: The Fiddling of Burl Hammons" (1995). Vigortone Records VT-2003, Rhys Jones, Jeff Miller, Jim Nelson - "Mississippi Square Dance, vol. 2" (2004. Burl Hammon's version, albeit under the title "Creek's all Muddy and the Pond's all Dry").

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