Jim Along Josey

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 Theme code Index    5323 5321
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AB, AABCD
 Editor/Compiler    Elias Howe
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Second Part of the Musician's Companion
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 56
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1843
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
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 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Jim Along Josey M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Minstrel tune B:Elias Howe – Second Part of the Musician’s Companion (1843, p. 56) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A e {g}f/e/ cc|BBce|e{g}f/e/ cc|{c}B/A/B/c/ A2|e {g}f/e/ cc|BBce|e{g}f/e/ cc|{c}B/A/B/c/ A2:| |:e|a>b aa/b/|(a/e/)(c/A/) {c}(B/A/)(B/c/)|(A/c/)(e/g/) (a/e/)(c/A/)|{c}(B/A)(B/c/) {c}(B/A/)(E/A/)| (A/c/)(e/g/) (a/e/)(c/e/)| (a/e/)(c/e/) (a/e/)(c/A/)|(A/c/)(e/g/) (a/e/)(c/A/)|{c}(B/A/)(B/c/) A:|]

X:1 T:Jim along Josey M:C L:1/8 R:Reel N:"For Country Dances of Three Figures" B: Joseph Lowe - Lowe's Collection of Reels, Strathspeys and Jigs, B:book 3 (1844–1845, p. 23) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G Bd|g2 gg g2 g2|gdba g2 (Bd)|g2 gg g2 B2|cAdB G2:| (Bc)|d2 ed B2B2|AA A2B2d2|d2ed B2B2|AA A2G2(Bc)| d2 ed B2B2|AA A2B2d2|g2gg g2 B2|cAdB G2|| "8va ad lib"D2|GABc dBAG|d2e2 dBAG|g2 fg e2d2|ABcA GFED| GABc dBAG|d2e2 dBAG|g2 fg e2d2|A2f2g2||

X:1 T:Jim along Josey M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 8) N: A later edition of the earliest known banjo tutor, published in 1848. It was written by Elias Howe, whose pseudonym Gumbo Chaff N:is taken from Thomas Dartmouth Rice's 1834 blackface character. The 1851 edition was published in Boston by Oliver Ditson. N:In 1850 Howe sold some of his works to Ditson (this one among them) and agreed not to publish similar works for ten years. Z:AK/FIddler's Companion K:A ef/e/ cc|BBce|ef/e/ cc|B/A/B/c/ A2| ef/e/ cc|BB ce|ef/e/ cc|B/A/B/c/ A|| e|a>b aa/b/|a/e/c/A/ B/A/B/c/|A/c/e/g/ a/e/c/A/|B/A/B/c/ B/A/E/A/| A/c/e/g/ a/e/c/e/|a/e/c/e/ a/e/c/e/|A/c/e/g/ a/e/c/A/|B/A/B/c/ A2||

X:1 T:Jim along Josey M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air, March, Polka S: Seth Johnson – Woburn Fife Manuscript (c. 1807-40?, p. 55) B:https://archive.org/stream/WoburnFifeBook/MUMSS-00032#page/n59/mode/2up Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G D2|GG/B/ d/B/G/B/|d/B/e/c/ d/B/G|g/e/f/d/ e/c/d/B/|d/e/d/c/ BG|GG/B/ d/B/G/B/| d/B/e/c/ d/B/G|g/e/f/d/ e/c/d/B/|dfg:||:d|gg dd|gg d2| gg d(e/d/)|(dB)(BA)|d(d/e/) d2|A/A/A Bd|de/d/ B2|A/A/A G2:|

X:26 T:Jim Along Josey. Roose.0740 M:C L:1/4 Q:1/4=100 B:J.Roose MS, Manchester 1850 Z:Village Music Project, Steve Mansfield 2019 K:D A | dd/d/ dA | d/A/f/e/ dA | dd/d/ dd | dA DA | dd/d/ dA | d/A/f/e/ dA | dd/d/ dd | dA D2 || AB/A/ Fz | E/E/E FA | AB/A/ Fz | EF/E/ Dz | AB/A/ Fz | E/E/E FA | AB/A/ Fz | c/c/c d |]

X:1 T:Jim along Josey M:2/4 L:1/8 B:Thomas F. Briggs - "Briggs' Banjo Instructor" (1855, p. 28) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D|GB/d/ BB|GB/d/ Bz|GB/d/ Bd|Ad GD|GB/d/ BB|GB/d/ Bz|GB/d/ Bd|Ad Gz| d/e/d/ Bz|AA Bd|de/d/ Bz|A/F/A/d/ GB|de/d/ Bz|AA Bd|de/d/ Bz|A/F/A/d/ Gz:|

X:1 T:Jem along Josey Josey M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Minstrel Air S:Philip Carolan music manuscript collection N:Philip Carolan (c. 1839-1910, Crossmolina, County Mayo), a musically literate N:farmer and fiddler who compiled his ms. probably during 1863-1873. S:Angela Buckley, thesis, “A Critical Edition of the Irish Music Manuscripts of S:Philip Carolan c. 1839-1910, vol. 2”, Waterford Institute of Technology, S:2007, p. 19. Carolan ms. 1, No. 54 K:G dd/d/ dG|fe d2|dd/d/ dd|AA D2:||:de/d/ Bg|AA BG| de/d/ Bg|AA G/D/G/B/|de/d/ Bg|AA Bd|gg/g/ gg|GG G2:| |:G>B d/B/A/G/|d>e d/B/A/G/|gf/g/ ed/B/ |Af g2:|

X:1 T:Jimalong Josie N:From the playing of James Bryan (Alabama) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" N:DDad tuning (fiddle) N:As usual with DDad tunes, drones are frequent D:James Bryan - "Two Pictures" (1995) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/jimalong-josie Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D |:A2BA F2(F/2G/2F|E)DE2 F2-A2|A2 BA F2 F2|EDEF D4:| Addc d3e|dAFA [EA][DA][EA][FA]|Dd2c dAFA|EDEF/E/ D4| Adde d3c|dAFA [EA][DA][EA]F/E/|DFAc dAFA|EDEF D3([Dd]|| A)-dfd A-dfd|edef edcd|A-d{g}fd A-d{g}fd|edef d3d| x-dfd A-dfd|edef edcd|A-d{g}fd A-d{g}fd|edef d2 (3ABc|| d2A-c d2 (AB/c/|d)AFA [EA][DA][EA](F/E/|D)FAc dAFA|EDEF/E/ D3 (c| d)AFA d2 (AB/c/|d)AFA [EA][DA][EA](F/E/|D)FAc dAFA|EDE(F/E/ D4)||