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 Theme code Index    5323 5321
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 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
 History    
 Structure    AB, AABCD
 Editor/Compiler    Gumbo Chaff
 Book/Manuscript title    The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 8
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1851
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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: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)||