Cotton Eyed Joe (1)

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 Theme code Index    3575 3235L
 Also known as    
 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    2/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Jean Thomas & Joseph A. Leeder
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Singin' Gathering (The)
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 60
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1939
 Artist    Biography:Dykes Magic City Trio
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Brunswick 120 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1927
Cotton Eyed Joe

Played by: Pete Denahy
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Image: Mattie Cole Stanfield's book: Sourwood Tonic and Sassafras Tea (1963)
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Cotton Eyed Joe

X:1 T:Cotton-Eyed Joe [1] M:4/4 L:1/8 S:Steve Hawkins, Rowan County, Ky. 1911 B:Thomas & Leeder - "Singin' Gathering" (1939) K:C G|c2 AA A<(G G)A|c2 AA A3A|c AA G2E2|G<F D2 C3C| C2 EE G<(G G)G|A2 AA G3G|AAAA GGEE|G<ED>C C3||

X:2 T:Cotton-Eyed Joe [1] S:Noah Beavers (1897-1990, Elkville, southern Ill.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:AEac# tuning D:Pickaway Press, Noah Beavers - "Dear Old Illinois" (2007. Various artists). F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A (AB|c2)cB cBAB|cB c2E4|+slide+c2 cB cBAE|(FG)AF E3F:| |:E2FE A2Ac|BAFG A3F|ECEF A2Ac|(BA)FAE4:|| P:Alternate 1st strain: "+"c2"+"A2 BA F2|"+"c2"+"A2E4|"+"c2"+"A2 BAE2|F2 AF E4:|]

X:3 T:Cotton Eyed Joe [1] M:2/2 L:1/8 S:Thomas Jefferson "Duck" Wootan (1882-1864, Kimble County, central Texas) N:From a 1958 home recording by Tim Wooten F: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G (Bd)dd d2B(d|d)fed Bd3|dedA BAGB|[GB]AB2+slide+[A4A4]| Bd2d d2 B(d|d)edc B3[GA]-|[GB]GAG EGG[GB]|AG G2 [D4A4]| (Bd)dd d2B(d|d)fed Bd3|dedA BAGB|[GB]AB2+slide+[A4A4]| (Bd)dd d2B(d|d)fed Bd2d|dedd BA[G2B2]|AG[G2B2][D4A4]|| |:"+"d2"+"d2 DEGB|AG[G2B2]{B}[G3c3]A|"+"d2"+"d2 DEGB|AG[G2B2]{B} [D4A4]:|]

X:4 T:Cotton Eyed Joe N:Harley Luse and his Orchestra, Imperial 1045 (ca. 1946) Z:V.T. Williams M:C| K:A "A"E2A2cA cA|B2c2"D"d4|"A"E2A2cA cA|"E"BAGB"A"A4:| |:"A"f2e2ed ce|f2e2a3g|f2e2c2Ac|"E"BA GB"A"A4:|

X:5 T:Cotton Eyed Joe [1] L:1/8 M:2/4 N:Howdy Forrester, learned from his Uncle Bob, N:transcribed by John Hartford. It was one of Forrester's N:featured numbers with Bill Monroe and Roy Acuff. N:Fiddle tuned GDAd B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 22, No. 4, Winter 1988 (p. 50) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G A/|B/d/d d>d|f/d/e/f/ d>d|B/A/G/B/ A/G/E/G/|B/A/B D>:| |:E/|D/E/G/B/ A/G/E/F/|G/A/B/d/ cd/c/|B/A/G/B/ A/G/E/G/|B/A/B D>:||