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 Theme code Index    5H5H5H5H 5H5H5H5H
 Also known as    Downfall of Adam, Downfall of Paris (The), Fish on a Snag, Mississippi Jubilee, Love from the Heart
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:E.F. Adam
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Old Time Fiddlers' Favorite Barn Dance Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 8, p. 5
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1928
 Artist    Biography:Don Richardson
 Title of recording    Mississippi Sawyer
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Columbia-2018 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1916
 Score   (1)   
Mississippi Sawyer

Mississippi Sawyer,
performed by: Lloyd Wanzer at Weiser, Idaho, in 1963

X:1 T:Mississippi Sawyer [1] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:E.F. Adam - Old Time Fiddlers Favorite Barn Dance Tunes (St. Louis, B:1928, No. 8, p. 5) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:D (f/g/|a)a/f/ aa/f/|aa/f/ (a/b/)a/f/|gg/e/ gg/e/|gg/e/ (g/a/)g/e/| ff/e/ (f/a/)f/e/|(d/e/)f/g/ aa/g/|(f/e/)d/f/ (e/d/)c/e/|dd/e/ d:| |:d/B/|(A/d/)f/d/ (A/d/)f/d/|(A/d/)f/g/ (a/b/)a/f/|(A/c/)e/c/ (A/c/)e/c/|(A/c/)e/f/ (g/a/)g/e/| (A/d/)f/d/ (A/d/)f/d/|(A/d/)f/g/ (a/b/)a/g/|(f/e/)d/f/ (e/d/)c/e/|dd/e/ d:|

X:1 T:Fish on a Snag T:Mississippi Sawyer [1] N:From the playing of John Morgan Salyer (1882-1952, Salyersville, Magoffin County, eastern Ky.) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:Berea Sound Archives https://soundarchives.berea.edu/items/show/4253 Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:D fg|a2 (b/a/g) a2 (b/a/g)|a2a2 baff|g2 (a/g/f) g2 (a/g/f)|g2g2 agfe| [M:3/2]fgfe defg (a/b/a) ag |[M:C|] fdfd ecec| d2d2d2:| |:Ac|d2[d2f2][d2f2] A2 |defg a2a2|Ac[ce][ce] ecec|Acef g2 fe| d2[d2f2][d2f2] A2|defg (a/b/a) ag|fdfd ecec|d2d2d2:|

X:1 T:Mississippi Sawyer S:Fiddler Bill Driver (1881-1985, Iberia, Miller County, Missouri) M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/mississippi-sawyer D:Univ. of Missouri - Old Time Fiddler's Repertory (1976) Z:Andrew Kuntz K:D AB|d2fe dBBc|defg abaf|edcB AGFG|ABcd egfe| d2 fe dBAB|d2fg abag|fedf edcA|[d2f2][d2f2]-[d2f2]AB| defe dBAB|defg abag|fedB AGFG|ABcd egfe| [d2f2][df]e dcBc|d2 fg abag|fede edce |[d2f2][d4f4]|| AB|defg a2fg|afaf bfaf|[df]-[dg]-[dg]a [d4g4]|[df]-[dg]-[dg]a [d4g4]| J[f3a3]b [f4a4]|[d2f2] fg abag|fedd edcA|[d2f2][df][df] [d2f2]AB| dafg a2fg|afaf bfaf|[df]-[dg]-[dg]a [dg]f[d2g2]|[df]-[dg]-[dg]a [d4g4]fg| [f2a2][fa]>a [fa]b[f2a2]|[d2f2]fg|abag|fedc edcA|[d2f2][df][df] [d2f2]A(3A/B/c/|| d2 fe d2 fe|d2fg abaf|edcB AGFE|D2 dd effe| d2 [d2f2]-[d2f2]J[d2f2]-|[d2f2] ff abag|fedf edcA|[d2f2][d4f4]||

X:2 T:Mississippi Sawyer [1] M:2/4 L:1/16 Q:122 C:Trad. R:Reel A:Missouri B:transcribed in OTFR as tune #88 N:as recorded by Cyril Stinnett in June of 198? Z:Bill Shull, trans.; R. P. LaVaque, ABC K:D (Ac|d2)fe d2fe|d(ef)(g ab)a(f|e)(dc)B (AB)cd|(ef)ed (cA)(Bc)|! d2fe d2fe|d(ef)(g ab)a(g|fa)fd (eg)ec|[d3f3][df] [d2f2]:|! |:(ef|a2)af a2af|a2 a2 b(af)a|g2g(f ga)g(f|gf)g(a bga)(g-|! f)(ef)a fde(c|d)(ef)(g ab)a(g|fa)fd (eg)ec|[d3f3][df] [d2f2]:|!

X:3 T:Mississippi Sawyer [1] M:C| L:1/8 R:Reel S:Kirk Sutphin N:From a transcription by John Lamancusa, by permission http://www.mne.psu.edu/lamancusa/tunes.htm Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D fg|:agfg agfg|afaf bf a2|fg2a gfef|gfge abag|fede fgfe| defg abag|fedf edc2|1 cd2e d2 fg:|2 d3e d2AB|| |:dcde fgfe|defg afaf|edcB ABcB|ABcB ABAc| dcde fgfe|defg abag|fedf egfe|1 d3e d2AB:|2 d3e d2||

X:1 T:Mississippi Sawyer R:reel Z:Paul Gitlitz M:C| L:1/8 Q:220 K:D fg| "D"a2af a2af| afa2 b2a2| "G"g2ge g2ge| geg2 a2g2| "D"f2fe d3A| defg a3f| "A"gfed cABc|1 "D"d2[df][df][d2f2] :|2 "D"d2[df][df][d2f2] |] |:fe| "D"d2fe d2fe| defg a2((3agf| "A"e2)c2 A2c2| edcB A2fe| "D"d2fe d2fe| defg a2ef| "A"gfed cABc| "D"d2[df][df][d2f2] :|]