Wish I had My Time again

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X:1 T:Wish I had My Time Again S:Hatton Brothers (Bath County, Kentucky) M:C| L:1/8 D:Champion Records (78 RPM), Hatton Brothers (1933) Z:Transcribed by Andy Kuntz N:AEae tuning (fiddle) K:A ecec e>e ee/g/|fdfd f>d f>(g|a)baf e2c2|[ee][e2e2][ce] [e3e3]A| c>dc2 A2F2|B3B B2(AB-|B3)c B2A2F2|A3A A2|| |:(B2|c)dc2 A2F2|B3c B2(AB-|B)c B2A2F2|A3A A2:|



WISH(ED) I HAD MY TIME AGAIN. AKA - "I Wish I had My Time again." American, Reel (cut time). USA, Kentucky. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Another variant of the "Sally Ann (1)" "Great Big Taters in Sandy Land" "Sail away Ladies (1)" tune family. One of only two tunes (along with "Hook and Line") recorded in Richmond, Indiana, for Gennett Records in April, 1933, by the Owingsville, Bath County, northeastern Kentucky duo of the Hatton Brothers (Asa Martin supplied the dance calls on the recording). The brothers, Vertner (born 1883) and Jess (born 1895), were from Bath County, Kentucky, but were living in Clark County at the time of their Gennett session. Soon afterwards, the brothers gave up music and it is thought that Jess, the younger brother, became a full time minister in the Mormon Church. The brothers died sometime in the 1960's.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Vertner Hatton [Phillips].

Printed sources : - Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes, vol. 1), 1994; p. 260. Silberberg (Complete Fiddle Tunes I Either Did or Did Not Learn at Tractor Tavern), 2005; p. 85.

Recorded sources : - Champion Records 16628 (78 RPM), Hatton Brothers (1933). Kicking Mule 213, Susan Cahill, Bob Carlin & Bill Schmidt - "Southern Clawhammer Banjo" (1978). Morning Star 45004, Hatton Brothers - "Wish I Had My Time Again: Old Time Fiddle Band Music from Kentucky, vol. 2" (1980. Various artists). Yazoo 2200, Hatton Brothers - "Kentucky Mountain Music, vol. 3 (2003).

See also listing at :
Hear the Hatton Brothers' recording at Slippery Hill [1] and on youtube.com [2].



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