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 Theme code Index    5L133 3123
 Also known as    Bill Cheatem, Bill Cheatham, Cheatum, Cheat 'Em, Old Bill Cheatum
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Bluegrass, Old-Time, Texas/Oklahoma
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AA'BB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:R.P. Christeson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Old Time Fiddler's Repertory vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 34, p. 24
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1973
 Artist    Biography:Blind Joe Mangrum
 Title of recording    Nashville: the Early String Bands vol. 2
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    County 542
 Year recorded    1928
 Score   ()   

X:1 T:Cheat 'Em T:Bill Cheatum [1] S:Red Headed Fiddlers (Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas) N:A.L. "Red" Steeley (1893-1969) and J. Warner "Red" Graham M:C| L:1/8 D:County 515, Red Headed Fiddlers - "Mountain Banjo Songs & Tunes" (1968) D:Document DOCD-8038 Red Headed Fiddlers - "Texas Fiddle Bands, vol. 1" (1998) D:Brunswick 470 (78 RPM), Red Headed Fiddlers (1929) F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A [A_E]-|[=A2=E2][E2c2][E2c2][E2c2]|cBAc BAFB|A-d[d2f2][d2f2][d2=f2]-|[d^f]edf ecBA| E2[E2c2][E2c2][Ec]B|cBAc BAFA|Bcde fgaf|1edcB A2:|2 ecBA A2|| |:"*"ef|ecea fagf |ecea- abaf|ecea fagf|edcB AFEF| +slide+[e2e2]ea fedf|ecef a2(3efg|agab afed|cABA A2:| P:Substitutions: "*" [d2e2]-|[e2e2] ea fefa|gegb agaf|ecea fagf| ...

X:1 T:Bill Cheatum [1] N:From the playing of fiddler Melvin Wine (1909-2003, Copen, Braxton County, N:central West Virginia). N:"My Dad [Bob Wine] used to play this tune." N:Wine plays with a pronounced backbeat, often with double stops. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" D: Z:Andrew Kuntz K:G A2-|B2[DB]B B-dBA|GABG AG[G,2E2]|(E[Ec])-[E2c2] [E4c4]|eggg edB-A| G2[DB][DB] [DB]-[Dd][DB]A |[G,G]ABG AFAA|A-^cee efgf|[M:5/4]edB(A [G2B2]) [DA]-[GB]-[G2B2]| [M:C|][DB]dBA BAGG|BGAG EDD2|[Ec]ccd ceeg|[M:5/4]gged B-A[G3B3]A-| [M:C|]BdBA [G,G]ABG|AGE-D ([ce]d)ee-|[M:3/2]e-fgf edB[G,G]- [G,2G2]|| |:[d=f]-[d^f]-|[df]d[df][df] ([df]e)[df][df]|ece(f ge) ((3[Ae]Bc |d)Ad(f ef)gf |edBG [D2A2][d=f]-[d^f]-| [df]d[df][df] ([df]e)[df][df]|ecef- g2e-f|gfgg e-fge|edBA [G,2G2]:|

X:1 T:Bill Cheatum [1] L:1/8 M:C| S:Jay Ungar Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A [A,2E2] [E2A2] [E4c4]|cBAc BAFE|DFAc d2 de|fgaf ecBc| [A,2E2] [E2A2] [E3c3]B|cBAc BAcA|dcde fgaf|1 ecBc A4:|2ecBc A3|| |:af|ecea fdfa|gefg a2 af|ecea fdfa|ecAc B2 af| ecea fdfa|gefg a2 (3efg|agae faed|cABc A3:||