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 Theme code Index    5L35L3 5L355
 Also known as    Austin Breakdown, Old Blue Mule
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(Ozarks/Western Tenn)
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    Gene Silberberg
 Book/Manuscript title    Tunes I Learned at Tractor Tavern
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 13
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2002
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Blue Mule N:From the playing of Bob Holt (1930-2004, Ava, Missouri), via fiddler Lynn Frederick M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Fast" N:Standard tuning D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G ef|g2 d2 dedc|BAGF G2[G2c2]|edcB cBAB|AGFE D2ba| g2d2 dedc|B2G2[G2B2] [GB][GB]|D-F[FA]F D-F[FA]c|1B2G2[G,2G2]:|2B2[G,G]-[G,F][G,3G3]|| |:E-|D-G[GB]G D-G[GB]G|D-G[GB]c dBdB|([DA]F)AF D-FAF|D-FAB cB c2| D-G[GB]G D-G[GB]G|D-G[GB]c dedB|A-BAF D-F[DA]c|B2G2[G,2G]:|

X:1 T:Blue Mule M:C| L:1/8 K:G GE|DG[GB]G DG[GB]G|DG[BG]c d2d2|(3cBc AF DFAF|DFAB c4| DG[GB]G DG[GB]G|DG[BG]c d2d2|(3cBc AF DFAc|B2G2G2 ef|| g2 ge dedc|BGAF G3 gf|e2 c2 cdcB|AGFE D2 ba| g2d2 dedc|BGAF G2 FE|DFAF DFAc|B2G2G2||

X:1 T:Blue Mule N:From the playing of Oklahoma fiddler Mack Cummings, N:recorded in the field in 1976 by Jim Renner. N:Cummings called this a "picnic" tune, one that he learned N:whilst attending an outdoor dance and picnic. M:C L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Moderately Quick" D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G D-GBG D-GBG|D-G[GB][Gd] [G2B2][GB][Gc]|[D2d2]d2 D-FAF|D-FAF D-FA[DB]|[E2c2][Ec]d [E2c2][E2c2]| BdBG D-GBG|D-GBA [G2B2][GB][Gc]|[D2d2]d2 ABAG|FGAF [G4B4]|1[G8B8]:|2[G6B6]|| g2-|:g2b2f2a2|g3A [G4B4]|+slide+[A4A4]- [AA]B[AA]G|[FA][AA]-[A2A2][A4A4]| g2b2f2a2|g3A [G4B4]|ABAG FGAF|[G4B4][G4B4]:|