Cacklin' Hen (1)

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 Theme code Index    336L6 326L5L
 Also known as    Old Hen Cackle (1), Old Hen Cackled (1) (The), Old Hen She Cackled, Hen Cackle, Hen Cackled, Cluck Old Hen (1), Cackling Pullet, Chicken in the Barnyard, Old Man Depression Get on Your Way
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Bluegrass, Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4, 2/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Ira Ford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Traditional Music in America
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 92
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1940
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Cackling Hen [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Ford - Traditional Music in America (1940) K:D A/dB/ AF/F/|A/AB/ A2|Ad/B/ AF/F/|A/F/E/F/ D2:| |:AD F/D/F/D/|AD Ez|AD F/D/F/D/|AE/F/ D:| K:G D/E/|GA B/[ef]B/|[ef]>B dD/E/|GA B/[ef]B/|d/B/A/B/ G:||

X:1 T:Cackling Hen [1] M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Moderately Quick" R:Reel S:Edden Hammons (1875-1955, Pocahontas County, W.Va.) D:The Edden Hammons Collection vol. 2 N:From a 1947 field recording F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G [_B=f]-|[=Bg][Ba]-[Bg][Be] [B4g4]|[B6g6][Bg]a|bage [B4g4]|d6 ga| bage d4|B6g2-|gage dBA2|(G4 [G,G]) (d e/4f/4g/4a/4| b)age [B4g4]|[B6g6] [Bg]a|bage [B4g4]|d6 ga| bage d4|B6g2-|gage dBA2|(G4 [G,G])|| (3DEF|"*"GGGA Bded|BGAG EGDE|G2[G2B2] B+slide+[e2e2]d|BGAG- GD (3DEF| G[G3B3]Beed|BGAG EGD(E/F/4G/4|G)[G2B2]A Bded|BGAG- G2(DE/F/4G/4|| G)G[GB][GA] [G2B2]AA|[GB][GB]AG EG(DE/F/4G/4|G)G[GB][GA] [G2B2]AA|[GB][GB]AG- G2(DE/F/4G/4| G)G[GB][GA] [G2B2][G2A2]|[GB][GB]AG EG(DE/F/4G/4|G)G[GB][GA] [G2B2]AA|[GB][GB]AG- G2|| P:Substitution "*"GFGA Be2d|

X:1 T:Hen Cacklin' T:Cacklin' Hen [1] N:From the playing of fiddler Fonza Smith (Chilton N:County, Ala.), recorded in the field by Bill Parker in 1965. N:The number of variations (a few more were not transcribed) N:clearly indicate this was a showpiece tune for Mr. Smith. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G (D|[G4B4])e3d-|BGAG EGAG|.G2.[G2B2] .Be-eA|BGAG- G2((3DEF| G2)G2 .Be-ed-|BGAG EGAG|.G2 .G2 .Be-ed|BGAG- G2|| |:((3DEF|G2)G2 efge|dBAG EG D-((3D/E/F/|G2)G2 efge|dBAG G2:| |:a2-|baba gage|dBAG E2a2-|baba gage|dBAG G2:| |:[B2g2]|Jd'3b gage|dBAG- E2[B2g2]|Jd'3b gage|dBAG G2:| _B2-|=BAGB e3d|BGAG EGA_B-|=BAGB e3d|BGAG G2_B2-| =BAGB e3d|BGAG EG[_Bf]-[=Bg]-|[Bg]aga e3d|BGAG- G2||

X:1 T:Old Hen Cackled T:Cackling Hen [1] N:Transcribed by Frank Maloy, a composite he says was typical of N:south Georgia fiddlers' versions in the 1940's M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 24, No. 2, Summer 1990 (p. 34) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G [A/e/][B/g/]- [B/g/][B/a/][B/g/][A/e/]|"G"[B2g2][B2g2]-|[Bg][Bb]- [B/b/][B/a/][B/f/][A/e/]|[B2g2] [B2g2]-|[Bg]([Bg] g/)f/e/d/| "D7"[DA]<[DB] [D2d2]-|[Dd][Bg]- [B/g/]f/e/d/|A/B/A [G,2G2]-|"G"[G,G][A/e/][B/g/]- [B/g/][B/a/][B/g/][A/e/]|[Bg]a/g/ e/[D/d/][D/B/][D/A/]| [Dd][A/e/][B/g/]-|[B/g/][B/a/][B/g/][A/e/]|[Bg]a/g/ e/[D/d/][D/B/][D/A/]|[Dd][A/e/][B/g/]- [B/g/][A/a/][A/g/][A/e/]|"D7"[D/d/][D/^c/][D/d/][D/c/] [Dd]>[D^c/]| [D/d/][D/^c/][D/d/][D/c/] [D/d/][D/^c/][DB]|"G"[G2B2] [GB]>[GA]||"G"B/G/A/G/ B/ed/|B/A/G/B/ A/G/E/D/| B/G/A/G/ B/ed/|"D7"B/G/A/F/ "G"G>A|"G"B/G/A/G/ B/ed/|B/A//B/ A/G/E/D/| B/G/A/G/ B/ed/|"D7"B/G/A/F/ "G"[GB][GB]-|[GB][GB] [GB][GB]|[GB][GB] [GB][GB]|g<e- ed/B/| "D7"A/G/E/D/ "G"G[GB]-|[GB][GB] [GB][GB]|[GB][GB] [GB][GB]|[cg]<([Bf] f)d/B/|"D7"A/G/E/D/ "G"[G,2G2]-|[G,G]||