Kidd and the Bacon

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 Theme code Index    1313 135L7b
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Wallace Thompson
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Upland South)
 Structure    ABB
 Editor/Compiler    Clare Milliner & Walt Koken
 Book/Manuscript title    Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 360
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2011
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 Score   (1)   



X:1 T:Kidd and the Bacon N:From the playing of Wallace Thompson (Green N:County, central Kentucky). Recorded in the N:field in June, 1988, by Bruce Green. N:This is the air to a song by Thompson's great grandfather, to N:commemorate an uncollected debt and to mock the person N:who stiffed him. It was sung in the region, and, according to Thompson N:his great grandfather :was hauled into court over the it. Charges were N:dismissed. Wallace says he couldn't play it 'exactly like they played N:it in the old days' and came up with his own version. M:C| L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" D:https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/1071 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:Ador e2e2^g2gg|a2^g2e4|[M:5/4]e2e2 ^g3g^d2|[M:C|]e8|e2e2^g2gg| a2^g2e2^cd|[M:7/8]e2e4d2c2-cc^G2|[M:C|]A8||A2A2c2cd| e2d2c3c|A2A2c2c2|E2^G2G4|A2A2c2cd| e2d2c2d2|e8-|e2d2c3c|^G2A6-|A8||