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WHITE MULE. Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Mississippi. The tune is usually known as "Puncheon Floor (2)," and, in Hoyt Ming's version, is considerably simplified with a third part added.

Hoyt "Floyd" Ming (1902-1985)

. Ming, from Mississippi, recorded the tune in Memphis in 1928 with his family band The Pep Steppers (wife Rosetta on guitar and brother Troy on mandolin).



Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Document Records, Hoyt Ming & His Pep Steppers - "Mississippi String Bands vol. 1 1928-1935" (1997. Various artists). Victor Vi 21534 (78 RPM), Hoyt Ming and His Pep Steppers (1928).

See also listing at:
Hear Hoyt Ming & His Pep Steppers' recording on youtube.com [1] [2]




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