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 Theme code Index    3523 5551
 Also known as    Buckin' Dun
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(Southwest)
 Structure    AA'BB'
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Stacy Phillips
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Traditional American Fiddle Tunes vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 33
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1994
 Artist    Biography:Jim & Kim Lansford
 Title of recording    Call Your Dogs
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Vigortone Records
 Year recorded    2003
 Score   ()   

BOB TAILED MULE. AKA - "Buckin' Dun." Old-Time, Breakdown. A Major. Standard or AEae tunings (fiddle). AABB. Irregular in the first part, with 10 measures instead of the usual eight.

Source for notated version: Larry Shumway [Phillips].

Printed source: Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes), vol. 1, 1994; p. 33.

Recorded source: Vigortone Records, Jim & Kim Lansford - "Call Your Dogs" (2003. Learned from a 1943 field recording of Snowflake, Arizona, fiddler Kenner Kartchner).

T:Bob Tailed Mule
S:Tom Sauber
N:AEae tuning
N:From a transcription by John Lamancusa, by permission. See
Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion
(AB |: c2) [c2e2] (Bc) c2 | e3 (f e2) (AB | c2) [c2e2] (Bc) B2 | 
A3 (B A2) (AB | c2) [c2e2] (Bc) c2 | e3 (f e2) ee | f a2 (b a2) f2 | 
e2c2 (BA)(AB) | c2 (ef) ec B2 |1 A3 (B A2) AB :|2 A3 (B A2) ee ||
|: fa2b a2 fe | fa2b a2e2 | fa2b a2f2 | e3f e3e | fa2b a2f2 | 
e2c2 BA(AB | c2) (ef e)c B2 |1 A3 (B A2) ee :|2 A3 B A4 || 

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