Old Grey Mare Came Tearing Out of the Wilderness (The)

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 Theme code Index    1L5L13 7L232
 Also known as    Down in Alabam, Old Gray Mare (The), Old Grey Mare Kicking Out of the Wilderness, Out of the Wilderness, Old Abe Lincoln Came Out of the Wilderness, Johnny Stole a Ham, Old Yeller Dog, Old Blind Dog, White Horse (2) (The)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Minstrel, Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:R.P. Christeson
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Old Time Fiddler's Repertory vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 143, p. 101
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1973
 Artist    Biography:Earl Johnson & His Clodhoppers
 Title of recording    All Night Long/Old Grey Mare Kicking Out of the Wilderness
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Okeh 45183 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1927
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Down in Alabam' C:J. Warner M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Minstrel song (1858) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G D E G>A|B B/B/ B/A/ G|A A/A/ A/G/ F|B B/B/ B/A/ G| D/D/ E/E/ G>A|B B/B/ B/A/ G|A>A G F|G2 z2|| "Chorus"DE G>A|B<B B/B/ A<G|A<A AA G<F|B<B B/B/ A<G| D E G>A|B<B B/B/ A<G|A>A G F|G2 z2|

X:1 T:Old Gray Horse M:4/4 Q:1/4=120 B:Thomas Talley - Negro Folk Rhymes (1922) K:G DD2E2G2G|-GB2B3/2B/2B3/2A/2G|-GA2A3/2A/2A3/2G/2E| -EG2G3/2G/2G3/2E/2D|-D/2B,/2D2E2G2G|-GB2B3/2B/2B3/2A/2G| -GA2G2E2D|-DG7|-Gg4d2e|-eB7|-BB4G2A|-AG2E2D3| -Dg4d2e|-eB7|GB3GE2D|-DG13/2||

X:1 T:Old Gray Mare M:2/4 L:1/8 N:Transcribed by Annabel Morris Buchanan on Aug. 12, 1931, from the N:playing of fiddler Frank Blevins (1911-2001, Asche County, N.C.) B:Stephen F. Davis - Devil's Box, vol. 32, No. 2, Summer 1998 (p. 19) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G d>c|:B{A}B {A}B{A}B|A/Bc/ B/A/ G>G|A/>G/A/>B/ A/G/E|{F}G/A/G/F/ E<D| B{A}B {A}B{A}B|A/Bc/ B/A/ G>G|A/>G/A/>B/- B<A|G3 e/f/|| g/f/g gg/a/|b/>a/b/>a/ b/>a/b/>f/|a/>f/a/>g/ a/b/g|g/>f/g/>f/ ge/f/| g/f/g gg/a/|b/>a/b/>a/ b/>a/b/>f/|a/>f/a/>g/ a/b/g|g<g gd/c/||

X:1 T:Old Gray Mare, The M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Christeson - Old Time Fiddler's Repertory, vol. 1 (1973, No. 143, p. 101) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G B,/A,/|G,B, DG|G/A/B/c/ B/A/G|F/G/A/G/ A/F/G/A/|B/A/G/B/ A/G/E/G/| DB, D/E/G/A/|BB/c/ B/A/G/D/|F/G/A/B/ A/F/G/A/|BG G:| |:g/e/|de/f/ gg/a/|bb/a/ b/a/g/e/|f/g/a/b/ a/f/g/a/|bb/a/ b/a/g/e/| de g>a|b/a/b/a/ b/a/g/e/|a/b/a/g/ e/d/e/f/|g/a/b/a/ g:|]