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 Theme code Index    3355 5633
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Lowe Stokes
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 History    USA(Piedmont)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Clare Milliner & Walt Koken
 Book/Manuscript title    The Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 641
 Year of publication/Date of MS    2011
 Artist    The Swamp Rooters
 Title of recording    Swamp Cat Rag/Citaco
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Brunswick 556 (78 RPM)
 Year recorded    1930
 Media    
 Score   (1)   



X:1 T:Swamp Cat Rag N:From the playing of fiddlers Lowe Stokes (north Georgia) and Bert N:Layne, Hoke Rice (gtr.) playing as The Swamp Rooters for one session only (two N:records: "Swamp Cat Rag" and "Citaco". Nov., 1930. Four tunes ("Gettin' Away", N:"Hickory Mtn. Breakdown," "Sally Johnson" and "Shoot the Buffalo" were unissued). M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Fast" N:The first strain is sometimes repeated on the recording. N:GDad tuning (fiddle), drone liberally D:Document DOCD 8045, "Lowe Stokes, vol. 1" (1999) D:Brunswick 556 (78 RPM), The Swamp Rooters (1930) D:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3go3vHHGzAQ D:https://www.slippery-hill.com/content/swamp-cat-rag Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G AB-|BABc d2d2-|dfed +slide+B3A-|BABc d2d2-|dfed +slide+B3A-| BABc d2d2-|dfed +slide+B3B|dBAF ABAc |BGGG G2|| |:AB-|BBAG EGAc|(B[G2B2])(G [G2B2])Ac|[GB][GB]AG EGAc|B[G,2G2]G [G,2G2][GA]-[GB]-| [GB]BAG EGAc|(B[G,2G2])G [G,2G2] Bc|dBAG [DA]GAc|B[G2B2]G [G2B2]:|

X:1 T:Swamp Cat Rag L:1/8 M:2/4 S:Liz Slade N:GDad tuning Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:G A|B/A/B/c/ dB/(d/|d/)e/d/A/ B>A|B/A/B/c/ dB/d/|d/e/d/A/ B>A| B/A/B/c/ dB/d/|d/e/d/d/ B>A|B/A/G/B/ A/G/E/G/|(A/ [GB]) ([G/B/] [GB]):| |:(A|B/)A/G/D/ E/D/G/A/|B/G/B/(c/ c/)d/c/A/|B/A/G/D/ E/D/G/B/|(A/ [GB]) ([G/B/] [GB]):|