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Cripple Creek (AEAC#)

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Size: 998kb, uploaded 9/20/2009 8:52:08 AM
Genre: Old-Time / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

Learned from the Canote Bothers' new CD "Dogs in the Dishes". The liner notes for this tune say "J.S. Price's AEAC# tune sounds a lot like Cotton Eyed Joe".



5 comments on “Cripple Creek (AEAC#)”

bubbaschnell Says:
Sunday, September 20, 2009 @9:29:05 AM

Nice job. J.S. Price was a contemporary of W. S. Collins (Earl/Max/Bill's father) from Oklahoma. This and others were transcribed in Marion Thede's The Fiddle Book. Some nice photos of Mr. Price are included, too. Speaking of Cotton-Eyed Joe's......I've been playing another three part version in the C# tuning that I got from Kerry Blech, who got it from Hawk Hubbard, who supposedly got it from Garry Harrison's Illinois collecting efforts. Kerry added some very unusual chords and kind of 'customized' it. It sounds nothing like any of the other CEJs.

scrubber Says:
Sunday, September 20, 2009 @2:06:03 PM

Very nice, and quite interesting!

It sounded so unlike the Cripple Creek I knew that I went to Thede's book to verify it -- an accurate performance indeed!

Thanks!

dave

forestabri Says:
Sunday, September 20, 2009 @10:00:50 PM

I love that tune, nice playing. I wonder just how many versions of this tune there are. Never heard this one, thanks.

Ozarkian DL Says:
Monday, September 21, 2009 @4:43:54 AM

Great rendition Scott.....keep em commin....ya hear.

sizemore2000 Says:
Monday, September 21, 2009 @7:03:24 AM

Nicely done! I don't believe I've ever heard the cross tuned version. Sounds great!

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