Dill Pickles barndance

Also known as Dill Pickle Rag, The Dill Pickle Rag, The Dill Pickles 2-Step, Dill Pickles Rag, The Dill Pickles Rag 2-Step, The Dill Pickles Rag Two-Step, The Dill Pickles Rag, The Dill Pickles Two-Step.

There are 3 recordings of a tune by this name.

Dill Pickles has been added to 8 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Dill Pickles
R: barndance
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: (3Bc^c |d>eg>d e>gd>e | g>de>g- g>e d2 | G>AB>G A>BG>A | B>GA>B- B>A G2 |
D>EF>D E>F-F>E | F>DE>F- F>E D2 |[1 G>FG>E- E>FG>^G | A>^GA>d- d2 :|\
[2 A>^GA>d- d>B A2 | G4- G2 ||
|: (3GFE |D2 ^D2 E2 F2 | G2 e>d- d>e d2 | F2 e>d- d>e d2 | G2 e>d- d>e d2 |
D>d^D>d E>dF>d | G2 e>d- d>e d2 |[1 A>B (3^cBA B>c- c2 | d4- d2 :|\
[2 d>e (3fed e>f- f2 | g4- g2 |]

One comment

“The Dill Pickles Rag” ~ for Pete’s sake! :-)

For Pete Seeger, with thanks.

This is the tune without the ‘trio’, composed by Charles Leslie Johnson, 1907, and learned from several sources as 32 bars, for dance.

Duke University Libraries - Digital Collection - 6 pages

Dill Pickles Rag audio recording at the Library of Congress Jukebox
Dill Pickles Rag - Chris Chapman, 1908-07-15
Xylophone solo, with orchestra, Victor 16678

Dill Pickles Rag ~ piano roll

Dill Pickles Rag by Charles Leslie Johnson - Ragtime Piano

Dill Pickle Rag


More to follow later, including the trio (C) = AABBAACC…