Buckwheat Batter

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 Theme code Index    
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Canada, United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    USA(New England), USA(Great Lakes/Northern Tier), USA(Western/Pacific), CANADA(Maritimes/English), CANADA(Ottawa Valley/Ontario), CANADA(Western Canada)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    
 Book/Manuscript title    Don Messer's Favorite Melodies
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 15
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1950
 Artist    Tom Owen's Barn Dance Trio
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Gennett 3292 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1926
 Media    
 Score   ()   


BUCKWHEAT BATTER. Old-Time, Jig. The melody also appears in a 1950 collection entitled Don Messer's Favorite Melodies (referencing the great 'down-east' style Canadian fiddler Don Messer). E.F. Adams (Old Time Fiddlers Favorite Barn Dance Tunes for the Violin), 1928.

Recorded source: Gennett 6604 (78 RPM), 1928, Tweedy Brothers (W.Va. brother band Harry, Charles and George, who played twin fiddles and piano). Gennett 3292 (78 RPM), 1926, Tom Owen's Barn Dance Trio of WLS (Paul Tyler says that Owens, a caller, was a native of Missouri).


X:1
T:Buckwheat Batter
Z:V.T. Williams
M:6/8
K:D
"D"DFA AFD|"G"DGB BGD|"D"DFA AFD|"A"A,CE E3|"D"DFA AFD|
"G"DGB BGB|"A"AFA ABc|"D"d3d3:||:"D"f3d3|AFB AFD|
"A"A,CE GFE|"D"DFBA3|f3d3|AFB AFD|"A"A,CE GFE|"D"D3D3:|

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