Flop Eared Mule (1)

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 Theme code Index    2#H3H71H 5513
 Also known as    Asheville, Big Eared Mule (1), Bluebell Polka (The), College Schottische, Comin' Over the Mountain, D-A Quadrille, D and A Schottische, Detroit Schottishe, Grapevine Twist (4), Hell Amongst the Slavish, Hell Over the Mountain, Karo, Long-Eared Mule, Lop-Eared Mule, Mike and Charlie, Monkey in the Barbershop, Peach Tree Limb, Ranger's Hornpipe (2), Wild Geese (2)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Quadrille/Kadrilj, Reel (single/double), Schottische/Schottis/Jennkka/Reinlander
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Samuel Bayard
 Book/Manuscript title    Hill Country Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 56
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1944
 Artist    William B. Houchens
 Title of recording    Big-Eared Mule
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Starr Piano Company
 Year recorded    1923
 Media    
 Score   (1)   





X: 1 T:Flop-Eared Mule [1] R:Reel M:2/4 L:1/16 Z:Bruce Osborne K:D A2|^e2f2 c2d2|ABAF D2F2|EDEF GECE|DEFG A4| ^e2f2 c2d2|ABAF D2F2|EDEF GABc|d2f2 d2:| K:A |:cd|efec efec|efec A2c2|BABc dBGE|ABcd e2cd| efec efec|efec A2c2|BABc defg|[c2a2][c2a2] [c2a2]:||

X:1 T:Lop-Eared Mule (The) M:4/4 L:1/8 S:Robert Crow (Claysville, Pa, 1943), "learned in the region". B:Bayard -- Hill Country Tunes (1944, No. 56) K:G (g2|g2)b2 d2c2|(3BcB A2 G4|FGAB c2F2|GABc d2(g2| g2)b2d2c2|(3BcB A2 G4|FGAB cAFA|G2 BA G2:|| K:D |:{E/F/G/}A2|[A2a2][A2a2][A3a3]g|f2d2d2 ef|g2G2B2c2|edcB A2 (3EFG| [A2a2][A2a2][A3a3]g|f2d2d2 ef|g2 (3fgf e2 ce|f2 [d2f2][d2f2]:||

X:1 T:Flop Eared Mule [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 N:Transcribed by Annabel Morris Buchanan on Aug. 12, 1931, from the N:playing of fiddler Frank Blevins (1911-2001, Asche County, N.C.) B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 32, No. 2, Summer 1998 (p. 19) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G P:A {defga}bb {g}g>e|d/e/d/c/ B/G/-G|A/F/A/B/ c/B/A|1 G/A/B/c/ d2:|2 G2z2!fine!|| P:B |:{fg}a2-a>a|a/b/a/g/ f/{e}d>f|e/c/e/f/ g/f/e|1d/e/f/g/ a2:|2[d2f2][d2f2]|| P:B' {fg}a2- a>a|a/b/a/g/ f/e/d/>f/|e/>c/e/>f/ g/f/e|d/e/f/g/ a2| {fg}a2-a>a|a/b/a/g/ f2|aa b^c'|b3z!D.C.!||

X:1 T:Flop Eared Mule [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel N:"South Georgia Style." N:Transcribed by Frank Maloy from the playin of 'uncle' Jospeh Henry Bullington, N:a family friend and fiddler who would visit periodiclly in the 1940's. N:Parts reversed from the way usually played B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 28, No. 2, Summer 1994 (p. 42) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D f/g/|:"D"aa/f/ aa/f/|a/b/a/g/ f/e/d/B/|"A7"A/B/c/d/ e/g/f/e/|"D"d/e/f/g/ af/g/| "D"a/b/a/f/ a/b/a/f/|a/b/a/g/ f/e/d/B/|"A7"A/B/c/d/ e/g/f/e/|1"D"d[d/f/][d/f/] [df][d/f/][d/f/]:|2 d/e/d/A/ =c/d/c/e/|| K:G b/a/b/a/ g/a/g/e/|d/e/d/c/ B/A/G/E/|"D7"D/E/F/G/ A/c/B/A/|"G"G/A/B/c/ d/e/g/a/| "G"b/a/b/a/ g/a/g/e/|d/e/d/c/ B/A/G/E/|"D7"D/E/F/G/ A/c/B/A/|1"G"G[G/B/][G/B/] [GB]g/a/:|2"G"G[G/B/][G/B/] [GB]||

X:1 T:Grapevine Twist (4) B:E.F. Adam "Old Time Fiddlers Favorite Barn Dance Tunes," St. Louis, 1928 M:2/4 K:D ag|fgfe dedB|ABAF DFED|CDEF GEFE|DEFG A2 ag| fgfe dedB|ABAF DFED|CDEF GABc|d2de d2:| K:A cd|efec efec|efec AcBA|GABc dBcB|ABcd e2cd| efec efec|efec AcBA|GABc defg|a2ab a2:|