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X:1 T:Wild Shoat M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Moderately Quick" N:From Mentone, Alabama, fiddler Mack Blalock (1914-1987) N:The second part has nine measures if barred all in cut time, however, N:the 3/2 bars (resulting in an eight measure part) fit the phrasing better. D:Rounder 0175, James Bryan - "Lookout Blues" (1983) D:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpPsKVh8lu8 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G ef|g2ge a2ga|bgba gede|g2ge a2ga|bage d2ef| g2ge a2ga|bgba gede|gfge a2ga|bage d2|| ef|gedA- BAGF|[M:3/2] EDEG E2 EG E2 Ed |[M:C|] B2 -A2 GBAG |EDEF G2ed B2A2 GBAG|[M:3/2] EDEG E2EG E2ed|[M:C|]B2-A2 GBAG| EDEF G2||



WILD SHOAT, THE. American, Reel (cut time). USA, Alabama. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The second strain is irregular. A 'shoat' is a young pig.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - James Bryan [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 259.

Recorded sources: -Rounder 0175, James Bryan - "Lookout Blues" (1983. Learned from fiddler Mack Blalock, Mentone, Alabama).


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