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Floyd Smith

Bill Cheatum

Tune Title
Key
Tuning
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Year
1952
Notes

AKA Cheatam Cheatem

I did not hear this tune in Missouri prior to the mid-1940s. Presumably, this tune came out of the South. Recorded by Floyd Smith in September, 1952

Grey Eagle

Tune Title
Key
Tuning
Style
Year
1952
Notes

This version contains some additions to "Gray Eagle" (in two parts) such as was published in 1935 in 100 WLS Bam Dance Favorites (Chicago). "Gray Eagle" was also published in the key of Bb in Harding's All-Around Collection of Jigs and Reels (New York, 1905). The tune in Ford's book (page 45), under title of "The Forked Deer," is a reasonable facsimile of "Gray Eagle." Recorded by Floyd Smith in September, 1952.

AKA Grey Eagle

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