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 Theme code Index    3H3H2H6 2H2H1H1, 3H3H3H1H 2H2H66
 Also known as    Jackson's Victory
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Ira Ford
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Traditional Music in America
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 63
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1940
 Artist    Biography:Dr. Humphrey Bate and His Possum Hunters
 Title of recording    Eighth of January
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Brunswick 239 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1928
Eighth of January

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"Eighth of January". Played by Lelia Todd, Estill County, Kentucky, recorded by John Harrod.
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Eighth of January

X:1 T:Eighth of January [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 N:A very standard and straightforward version of the tune. B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 22, No. 1, Spring 1988 (p. 21) N:Transcribed by Frank Maloy, based on the version by Warren Smith, c. 1940's Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D e/a/|"D"f/e/f/a/ f/e/d/f/|"G"e/f/e/d/ BB/d/|"A7"ee/f/ e/d/B/A/|"D"d/B/A/[F/A/] [DA]e/a/| "D"f/e/f/a/ f/e/d/f/|"G"e/f/e/d/ B/d/e/f/|"A7"a/f/e/a/ f/e/c/A/|"D"d/B/A/F/ D:| |:"D"A/A/|AA/B/ AA/A/|A/d/B/A/ F/E/D/F/|AA/B/ AA/d/|"A7"B/A/F/E/ "D"D[D/A/][F/A/]| "D"AA/B/ AA/A/|A/d/B/A/ F/E/D/F/|AA/A/ A/d/f/e/|"A7"d/B/A/F/ "D"D:| |:e/a/|"D"fa f[df]|"G"e/f/e/[d/e/] [Be][B/e/][d/e/]|"A7"[ee]e/f/ e/d/B/A/|"D"d/B/A/[F/A/] [DA]e/a/| "D"fa f[df]|"G"e/f/e/d/ B/d/e/f/|"A7"aA Bc|"D"d/B/A/F/ D:| |:f/g/|"D"a/f/b/f/ a/f/d/f/|a/f/b/f/ af/g/|a/f/b/f/ a/f/g/a/|"A7"f/d/e/c/ "D"df/g/| "D"a/f/b/f/ a/f/b/f/|a/f/b/f/ af/g/|a/f/b/f/ a/f/g/a/|"A7"f/d/e/c/ "D"d:|]

X: 2 T: Eighth Of January [1] S: Lee Owens and Viola Ruth "American Square Dances of the West and Southwest" R: reel Z: 2010 John Chambers <jc:trillian.mit.edu> M: 2/4 L: 1/16 K: C |: "C"[e2e2](ef) e2e2 | "F"dedc A2((3ABc) | "G7"d2(de) d2(AB) | "C"cAGE C4 :| "C"G2(GA) G2(EF) | GAGE "G7"D2(EF) | "C"G2(GA) G2(EF) | "G7"GFED "C"C2(EF) | G2(GA) G2(EF) | GAGE "G7"D2(EF) | "C"G2(GA) G2(EF) | "G7"GFED "C"C4 |]

X:3 T:Eighth of January [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Ford - Traditional Music in America (1940, p. 63) K:D D/E/|FA A/B/A/A/|FF ED/E/|FA AB/c/|d/B/A/F/ D:| |:f/a/f/e/ dd|e/f/e/d/ B2|ee/f/ e/d/B/c/|d/B/A/F/ D2:| |:f/g/|aa/f/ af/g/|a/b/a/f/ ef/g/|a/b/a/f/ e/d/B/c/|d/B/A/F/ D f/g/| aa/f/ af/g/|a/b/a/f/ ee/f/|g/a/g/f/ ec|A/B/A/F/ D:||

X:1 T:Eighth of January [1] S:Sam McCracken (1888-1972, Elkmont, Limestone County, north-central Alabama) M: L:1/8 N:Play ABBAC D:Alabama Traditions CD 103, Sam McCracken - "Possum up D:a Gum Stump." F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/eighth-january-9 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D Ofefg feBc|dBAF E2E2|c2 ef edBc|dBAF D2D2| fefg feBc|dBAF E2E2|beag feBc|dBAF D4-|[M:2/4]D2|| |:fg|[M:C|]afbf aefg|afbf e2 fg|afbf aefg|afed d2!D.C.!O:| AB|A2(FD) ABAF|[M:2/4] E2 [D2A2] |[M:C|]A2 AB AGFD| AF(ED) D4-|[M:2/4]D2AB| A2(FD) ABAF|[M:2/4] E2 [D2A2] |[M:C|]A2 AB Aafe|dBAF [D4A4]||

X:1 T:Eighth of January [1] N:From the playing of fiddler W.E. "Ernest" Claunch (1894-1958, Guntown, northeast N:Mississippi), recorded in the field by Herbert Halpert for the Library of Congress N:in 1939, accompanied by his daughter, Mrs. Christeen Haygood, on guitar. M:C| R:Reel D:Library of Congress AFS 02971 B1, W.E. Claunch (1939) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/eighth-january-0 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D [df2]-|[df]efg f2ed|dded- B2[d2e2]-|[ee][ef][ee]-[ef] [ee]dBc|dBAF D2[A2f2]-| [A2f2]fg f2e2|dded B2[d2e2]-|[ee]fed B2c2|dB-AF D2|| f-a-|af-ba a2fe|dded- e2ff|af-ba a2fd |edf(d [d2f2])f-a-| af-ba a2fd|ddfd e2ff|af-ba a2 fd|edf(d [d2f2])||

X:1 T:Eighth of January [1] N:From the playing of fiddler (David) Fate Morrison (1905-1988, Fox, Stone N:County, Arkansas), and his brother, fiddler Willie Morrison (1907-1973), who N:both married sisters (Savannah & Laura Cummings). Fate was descended N:from early settlers in the Meadowcreek valley and Fox, and was a stone N:mason and a minister. They played with singer Jimmy Driftwood in the 1950's N:and 1960's. Morrison family tradition holds that an ancestor fiddled N:for George Washington at Valley Forge. M:C| R:Reel D:Queen City 80290, Willie & David Fate Morrison with Seth Mize - "Old D:Americans Dream of Yesterday" (c. 1980) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/eighth-january-7 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D ([FA]-[GA]-|[A2A2])[AA][AB] [A2A2][F2A2]|ABAG FDD[FA]-|[A2A2] AB A2 B2|dBAF D2D[FA]-| [A2A2] AB A2F2|ABAG FDDF|A2 AB A2Bc|dBAF D2|| (e2|f)efa f2e2|d2 ed B2([ce]-[de]-|[ee])eef e2c2|dBAF D2(e2| f)efa f2ee|dded B2 g2-|g2 f2 e2c2|dBAF D2:| |:a2-|a2 ab a2f2|abaf e2f2|a2ba- a2a2-|afec d2(3efg| a2)ab a2f2|abaf e2f2|a2ba- a2-af-|afec d2:| e2-|fega g2f2|dded B2d2|e2ef e2c2|dBAF D2||

X:1 T:Eighth of January [1] N:From the playing of fiddler Pete McMahan (1918-2000, originally from Bluffton, N:Montgomery County, central Missouri), a primary exponent of the "Missouri style" N:who won more contests that any other fiddler in the latter 20th century. M:C| R:Reel D:Graphic GR1005, Pete McMahan - "Missouri Fiddlin' No. 4" (1979) D:Voyager CD VRD366, Pete McMahan - "50 Old Time Gems" D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/eighth-january-3 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D e2-|fefa fede|e-fed BAcd|e2 ef edBc|dBAF D2e2-| fefa f2 cd|e-fed BAcd|eeef edB-c|dBAF D2:| |:[F2A2]-|[A2A2][AA]BA2([FA]-[GA]-|[AA])BAG FDFG|J[A2A2]AB A2fe|dBAF D2[F2A2]-| [AA]AABA2FG|ABAG FDB,C|"*"A,2EC EAfe|dBAF D2:| P:Substitution "*"A,ECE A,efe||