Coming Up the Pike

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 Theme code Index    561H1H 561H1H
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    C
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 History    USA(Ozarks/Western Tenn)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Drew Beisswenger & Gordon McCann
 Book/Manuscript title    Ozarks Fiddle Music
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 37
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2008
 Artist    Art Galbraith
 Title of recording    Dixie Blossoms
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Rounder Records 0133
 Year recorded    1981
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 Score   ()   


COMING UP THE TURNPIKE. AKA - "Coming Up the Pike." Old-Time, Breakdown. USA; Arkansas, Missouri. C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune was recorded for the Library of Congress in the early 1940's by musicologist/folklorist Vance Randolph, from Ozark Mountain fiddlers, among them William Bilyeu (1943) and Delbert McGrath (1942). The 'A' part resembles "Fort Smith (1)," while other similarities can be found in "Old Buzzard (1)," and "Nubbin Ridge." Source for notated version: Art Gabraith (1909-1993, near Springfield, Mo.), learned from a member of the Bilyeu family (Ozark, Mo.) [Beisswenger & McCann].

Printed source: Beisswenger & McCann (Ozark Fiddle Music), 2008; p. 37.

Recorded source: Rounder Records 0133, Art Galbraith - "Dixie Blossoms" (1981).


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