Where is My other Foot?

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X:1 T:Where's My other Foot? S:Sharp, Hinman & Sharp (Arkansas) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Champion 16739 (78 RPM), Sharp, Hinman & Sharp (1933) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/wheres-my-other-foot Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G ((3DEF|G2)GF GABc|dege dBAG|E3D EFGA|BGAG EDEF| G2G2 GABc|dege dBAG|E3D EFGA|BGAF G2:| ([Be][de]|[ee])[e2e2]f gedg edBA|B2d2d2ef|gfaf edBA| ([de][e2e2])[ee] [e2e2]ef|gfaf edBA|E3D EFGA|BGAF [G2B2]:|]



WHERE IS MY OTHER FOOT? AKA and see "Oh My Foot,” "Peeler's Jacket (3),” “Rocky Road to Denver,” "Temperance Reel (The),” "Teetotaler's Reel (The).” American, Reel. USA, Missouri. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune, a variant of the well-known Irish “Temperence Reel,” was recorded under this title by the fiddler Ted Sharp, Hinman & Sharp (1933). Unfortunately almost nothing is known of the group, although Richard Nevins wrote in the 1972 that he thought the group hailed from central-eastern Arkansas. Missouri fiddler Gene Goforth (1921-2002) played it as “Rocky Road to Denver,” learned from his source, peripatetic fiddler Roy Wooliver. The first few measures of the first strain are also similar to the Scottish tune "Salt Fish and Dumplings" and the air "Cairding O't (The)."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Lonnie Robertson (Ozark County, Missouri) [Christeson].

Printed sources : - R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddlers Repertory, vol. 2), 1984; p. 76.

Recorded sources: -Champion 16739 (78 RPM), Sharp Brothers (1933).

See also listing at:
Hear Sharp, Hinman & Sharp's 1933 recording at Slippery Hill [1]



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