Cherokee Shuffle hornpipe

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

Cherokee Shuffle has been added to 5 tune sets.

Cherokee Shuffle has been added to 34 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: Cherokee Shuffle
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
F/G/|"A"AA/B/ AA/B/|"A"c/B/A "D"FE/F/|
"A"AA/B/c/d/e|"F#m"f/e/f/g/ ff/g/|
"D"aa/b/ aa/f/|"A"e/f/e/d/c/B/A|
"F#m"F/G/A/c/ "E7"B/A/G|"A"A3e|
"D"f/e/f/g/a/e/f/e/|"A"c/d/e/f/ ee|
"D"f/e/f/g/"A"a/e/f|"E"e3"(A7)"e|
"D"f/e/f/g/ a/e/f/e/|"A"c/d/e/f/ef/g/|
"D"a/e/g/f/ "E7"e/d/c/B/|"A"AA/B/ A:|
2
X: 2
T: Cherokee Shuffle
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
EF|:"A"A2 AB cBcB|ABAF E2 EF|A2 AB cBce|"F#m" f6 fg|
"D"ab a2 "F#m"fa f2|"A"efed cBAB|cBAc "E"BAGB|1 ."A"A6 EF:|2 ."A"A6 ce||
|:"D"f^efg abaf|"A"efec e2 ce|"D"f^efg abab|"A"c'6 ce|
"D"f^efg abaf|"A"eafe cBAB|cBAc BAGA|"F#m"F2 FF F2 F^E|
"E"EFGA BAGB|1 ."A"A2 AA A2 ce:|2 ."A"A2 AA A4||

Two comments

Cherokee Shuffle

Popular jam-session tune that I first heard in 2002 at a fiddler-slow-session event in Castro Valley, California.

Cherokee Shuffle, X:2

Similar to the E. Kentucky old-time tune, "Lost Indian" but more popular in a bluegrass setting where it’s usually played as a fast reel (never a hornpipe.) The X:2 setting I’ve posted here is referred to as a "crooked" tune because it has ten bars in the B part instead of the usual eight. When played "square" both A and B parts have eight bars. Occasionally both parts are played with the extra two measures or even alternated.