Black Jack Davy (1)

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 Theme code Index    1551 1555
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time, Texas/Oklahoma
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Southwest)
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Marion Thede
 Book/Manuscript title    Fiddle Book (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 51
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1967
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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 Score   ()   


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BLACK JACK DAVY [1]. Old-Time, Breakdown. USA, Oklahoma. A Major. AEae tuning (fiddle). One part. "Black Jack Davy" is the name of a ballad, a variant of "The Gypsy Laddie" (Child No. 200), which has been collected in the United States in the Appalachians and Midwest. However, as a fiddle tune (collected in the Midwest) only the title appears to be related, while the music does not seem to be based on any ballad air.

Source for notated version: Ace Davis (Lincoln County, Oklahoma) [Thede].

Printed source: Thede (The Fiddle Book), 1967; p. 51.

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