When Darkies are Sad
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WHEN DARKIES ARE SAD. American, Jig/Quadrille (6/8 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A variant of this tune, with 'A' parts very similar, is an untitled Pennsylvania collected quadrille in Bayard (Dance to the Fiddle), 1981 (No. 502, p. 459).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Ford (Traditional Music in America), 1940; p. 112.
Recorded sources: The Richwoods - "Glass-Eyed Possum" (2014).