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 Theme code Index    771H1H 7521
 Also known as    Jump Jim Crow
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel, Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    
 Structure    ABC
 Editor/Compiler    Gumbo Chaff
 Book/Manuscript title    The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 7
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1851
 Artist    
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
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X:1
T:Jim Crow 
M:2/4
L:1/8
R:Air
B:Gumbo Chaff - The Complete Preceptor for the Banjo (1851, p. 7)
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:G
g|f/d/d/d/ f/a/a/f/|g/>f/e/f/ gz/g/|f/>g/e/>f/ d/>e/f/>d/|A/>B/A/>F/ G||
A|GB/G/ Ac/A/|B2G2 |c4|B/>c/d/B/ c/>d/e/c/|dfg||
X:2
T:Jim Crow. WHG.050
R:quadrille
S:W.H.Giles MS,Bampton,Oxfordshire,1839p53
O:England
H:donated by Mrs W.R.Kettlewell to VWML,Apr 1927.
A:Bampton, Oxfordshire
N:Jim Crow is written on p22, near the tune Jenny Jones. WHG.022.
Z:PJHeadford - VMP 2009
M:C
L:1/8
Q:2/4=70
K:G
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fgeg defd|ABAF G2zB|
A>BcA cBcA|B2G2 c2zA|\
B>cdB cdec|d2f2 g2z|]
X:3
T:Jim Crow
M:2/4
L:1/8
K:D
d|c/A/A/B/ c/e/e/c/|d/c/B/c/ d>A|F/G/A/F/ G/A/B/G/|.A.c .d||
d|c/A/A/B/ c/e/e/c/|d/c/B/c/ d>d|c/d/B/c/ A/B/c/A/|E/F/E/C/ D2||
E/^D/E/F/ G/F/G/E/|FD G2|F/G/A/F/ G/A/B/G/|Ac d||

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