Johnny Bring the Jug Around the Hill

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 Theme code Index    5523 5225
 Also known as    Johnny Bring the Jug, Johnny Pass the Jug
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Central)
 Structure    AABB'CC'
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:R.P. Christeson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Old Time Fiddler's Repertory vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 16, p. 13
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1973
 Artist    Biography:Kessinger Brothers
 Title of recording    Johnny Bring the Jug 'Round the Hill
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Brunswick 331 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1929
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Johnny Bring the Jug around the Hill N:From the playing of fiddler Bob Walters (1889-1960, N:Burt County, eastern Nebraska) on a home recording. M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:Drone strings liberally. B:Christeson - Old Time Fiddlers Repertory vol. 1 (1973, No. 16) D:Univ. of Missouri Press, Bob Walters - Old Time Fiddlers Repertory (1976) D: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:A cd|efed cAcc|ecBA c2cd|efed cAcd|1,2,3ecBc A2:|4 ecBc A4|| |:[A,2E2][E2A2][E3c3]B|[E2A2]AB cBAF|EFAc BAcB|AcBA FA3| [A3A3]A [AB][AA] cB|AcBA c2 cd|efed cAcd|ecBc A4:| |:[Af]-[A3a3] [A3a3][Aa]|[A2b2][A2a2] [Aa]bae|[A2f2][A2a2] abaf|ecBA cB A2| [Af]-[A3a3] [A3a3][Aa]|[A2b2][A2a2] [Aa]bae|f2a2 abaf|e2c2e4:||

X:1 T:Johnny Bring the Jug (Around the Hill) M:2/4 L:1/16 Q:122 S:Cyril Stinnett R:Reel A:Missouri B:transcribed in OTFR as tune #16 N:Taken from the playing of Cyril Stinnett and Dwight Lamb H:Cyril mentioned this tune as having been played by Casey Jones, a H:Missouri and Iowa fiddler of great renown, under the then common title H:of 'Far from Home." Cyril said that people later got to calling it H:"Johnny Bring the Jug (Around the Hill). Z:B. Shull, trans.; R.P. LaVaque, ABCs K:A Ac|(ef)ec (BA)cf|e(cB)A B-[c2e2][ce]|(ef)ec (BA)cf|e(cB)G A2Ac|! (ef)ec (BA)cf|e(cB)A B-[c2e2][ce]|(ef)ec (BA)cf|e(cB)G A2:|! |:([EA][FA]| [A2A2])A(c BA)c(B|Ac)B(A cB)AF|(EF)Ac (BA)c(B|Ac)BA [F2A2][E2A2]|! [(FA][A2A2)](c BA)cB|(Ac)BA [c2e2][ce][ce]|(ef)ec (BA)cf|1e(cBG) A2:|2e(cBG)A3|! |:(e|f2)a2 a3(a|b2)a2 (ab)a(e|f2)a2 (ab)(af)|e2[c2e2] [c3e3]e-|! f2a2 a3(a|b2)a2 (ab)a(e|f2)g2 (ab)(af)|1e2[c2e2] [c3e3]:|2e2[c2e2] [c2e2]|!