Turkey in a Pea Patch

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X:1 T:Turkey in the Pea Patch N:From a field recording of fiddler Jimmy Wheeler (1917-1987, N:Portsmouth, Scioto County, southern Ohio), by John Harrod M:C| L:1/8 R:Polka Q:"Quick" D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/3590 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D Ac|d2eg f2d2|"*"ABAG FD3|"!"+slide+[e3e3]f [e2e2]ef|gfed cABc| d2eg f2d2| ABAG FD3|efed cdec|1d2 AF D2:|2dBAF D2|| |:"**"[G2A2]-|[A2A2]AA A2Bc|dBAG FD3|A,C[EA][EA] C2 [EA][EA]|ABAG FD3| [GA]-[A2A2]A A2Bc|dBAG FD3|A,C[EA][EA] C2 AE|"$"D2 [DA]F D2:| P:Substitutions: "*"ABAG FA3||"**"A2-|A2 FG A2 FG|ABAG FD3||"$"D2 DD D2|| "!"efed cdef|gaga ecAc||



TURKEY IN A PEAPATCH. AKA and see “Buzzard in a Pea Patch.” American, Reel (cut time). USA; northeast Kentucky, southern Ohio. D Major. Standard or ADae tuning (fiddle). AABB'. See also Fred Stoneking’s version, recorded under the title “Buzzard in a Pea Patch,” although he learned it originally from Buddy Thomas’s recording.


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Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 245. Songer (Portland Collection, vol. 2), 2005; p. 211. Titon (Old Time Kentucky Fiddle Tunes), 2001; No. 161, p. 186.

Recorded sources : - PP-006, Charlie Walden – “Patt n’ Possum.” Rounder 0032, Buddy Thomas (northeastern Ky.) "Kitty Puss: Old Time Fiddle Music From Kentucky" (1976).

See also listing at :
Hear Buddy Thomas's 1974 recording at Slippery Hill [1] Hear Jimmy Wheeler's field recording by John Harrod at Berea Sound Archives [2]



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