Jack Limberlegs

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 Theme code Index    3511 27L11
 Also known as    Old Jack Limber Legs
 Composer/Core Source    Arthur Cush Holston
 Region    United States
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 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    NONE
 Mode    Mixolydian
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Southeast)
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Dave Reiner & Peter Anick
 Book/Manuscript title    Old Time Fiddling Across America
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 118
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1989
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 Score   (1)   





X:1 T:Old Jack Limber Legs T:Jack Limberlegs N:From the playing of Arthur Cush Holston (1878-c. 1964. Alachua County, north N:Florida), at the Florida Folk Festival, c. 1960. Cush would sometimes add beats, N:or take a pause before singing the verse. M:C| L:1/8 N:AEae tuning (fiddle), drone strings liberally D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/old-jack-limber-legs Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:A AB|c2 ec A2A2|B2G2 A4|ABcd e2e2|fedd e2fg| a2a2e2c2|d2f2 e3e-|fedd fed2|BG[G2B2] A4|| P:Variation A4|[M:5/4]AAcd e2 A2 [c2e2]|[M:C|]B2G2 A2A2|A2 cd e2e=g|fedd e2 ee| fgaa e2c2|d2f2 e2 e=g|fedd ed c2|[M:3/2]BGB2 [A6A6]|| [A2A2]|[M:C|](cd)[A2e2]A2 [c2e2]|B2G2 A2A2|A2 cd e2e=g|fedd e2 fg| a2aa edcc|d2[df]e e2 f=g|fefd fed2|BG[G2B2] A4||