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 Theme code Index    5L6L13 3321
 Also known as    Old Judge Parker, Take the Shackles off, Take Your Shackles Off of Me
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    One part
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Frank Maloy
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Devils Box vol. 22 No. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 15
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1988
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Old Judge Parker M:2/4 L:1/8 S:Frank Maloy, Devil's Box, vol. 22, No. 3, Fall 1988, p. 15. K:G [G,/G/][G,/E/]|[G,D][B,D] E/F/G/A/|[G/A/]B[G/A/] [GB>][GA] |\ [GB] e/d/ B/A/G/B/|A/G/G/A/ G[G,/G/][G,/E/] | [G,D][B,D] E/F/G/A/| [G/A/]B[G/A/] [GB>][GA]|Be/d/ B/A/G/B/|A/G/G/A/ GG/E/| DD E/F/G/A/|A/BA/ B>A|Be/d/ B/A/G/B/| A/G/G/A/ GG/E/| DD E/F/G/A/|A/BA/ B>A|Be/d/ B/A/G/B/|A/G/G Be/f/| gg/a/ g/e/d/g/|e/ge/ ge/f/|g/f/g/a/ g/e/d/c/|B/A/G/A/ Be/f/| g/f/g/a/ g/e/d/g/|e/d/d/g/ g>A|Be/d/ B/A/G/B/|A/BA/ B(g| g)g/a/ g/e/d/g/|e/ge/ ge/f/|g/f/g/a/ g/e/d/c/|B/A/G/A/ Be/f/| g/f/g/a/ g/e/d/g/|e/d/d/g/ g>A|Be/d/ B/A/G/B/ | [G/A/][GB][G/A/] [GB] ||

X:1 T:Judge Parker, Take These Shackles off of Me N:From the playing of Uncle Dick Hutchison (1897-1986, Disney, N:northeast Oklahoma) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel Q:"Quick" N:The slides in the second strain are long and drawn out. D:Rimrock LP 120, Uncle Dick Hutchison - "More Old Time Fiddlin'" (1969) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/judge-parker-take-these-shackles-me D:MSOTFA 115, Uncle Dick Hutchison - "Sharecropper's Blues" (2015. Recorded D:c. 1960 at the Lake Eucha Game Reserve near Tulsa, OK., by Fiddlin' Dee DeRyke). Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G [_Bf]-|[=B2g2][B2g2] edBd|ed[d2g2][d3g3][_Bf]-|[=B2g2][B2g2] edBd| AGEF G2[_B2f2]-| [=B2g2][B2g2] edBd|ed[dg][dg] [d2g2][_B2f2]-|[=B2g2]ba gedB|AGEF G4|| _B2-=B2- BdBd|+slide+B4 [B,4D4]|+slide+[D3D3]F E2D2 |E-DGB AG3| _B2-=B2- Bed2|+slide+B4 [B,4D4]|+slide+[D3D3]F E2D2|EFGB AG2||

X:1 T:Old Judge Parker N:From the playing of Texas fiddler and luthier Bill Northcutt M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel N:"Old Judge Par-ker" is sometimes sung to the first two measures of the second strain. D:Stoneway STY 135, Bill Northcutt - "Front Porch Fiddling" (1973) D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/old-judge-parker-0 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G [Ae][Bg]-|[Bg]edB ded[dg]-|[d2g2][d2g2]- [d2g2]e-f|gage dged|BG [D2A2] [G2B2]G[Ae]-| [B2g2] [B2g2] edBd|ed[d2g2] [d2g2]ef|gaba gedc|1BG [D2A2] [G2B2]:|2BG [D2A2] [G4B4]|| [DA]-[D3B3]-[D2B2][D2d2]| [D2B2][D2A2][B,4G4]|[B,D]-[DD]-[DD]D E2D2|DFAB AF3| [DA]-[D3B3]-[D2B2][D2d2]| [D2B2][D2A2][B,4G4]|[B,D]-[DD]-[DD]D E2D2|[M:3/2]DFAB A[GB]-[G4B4] [GB]-[AB]|[M:C|][G4B4][G2B2]|| P:A' [Ae]-[Bf]-|[B2g2][B2g2] edBd|ed[d2g2][d2g2]ef|g2g2 edBA|dBAF [G2B2][Ae]-[Bf]-| [B2g2][Bg][Bg] edBd|ed[d2b2][d2g2]ef|gaba gedc|1BG [D2A2] [G2B2]:|2BG [D2A2] [G4B4]||

X:1 T:Judge Parker take them Shackles off Me N:From the playing of Sam Pim (Hominy, Oklahoma), who learned it N:from Uncle Dick Hutchinson; recorded in the field in 1976 by Jim Renner. M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Quick" D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/judge-parker-take-them-shackles-me Z:Andrew Kuntz K:G ef|g2 +slide+g2 eedd|eeBBd2ef|g2+slide+g2 eeBB|dd B2 G3 e| g2g2 eedd|eeB2d2ef|g2g2 eeBB|dd B2 G3|| A-|B4 B2d2|{A} B4D4|D3D E2D2|EEGG AG3| A-B3 B2d2|{A} B4D4|D3D E2D2|EEGG AG3||