Mississippi Sawyer reel

There are 6 recordings of this tune.

Mississippi Sawyer has been added to 1 tune set.

Mississippi Sawyer has been added to 50 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: Mississippi Sawyer
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
fg|:"D" a2 af a2 af|af a2 b2 a2|"G" g2 ef g2 ef|gf g2 a2 g2|
"D" f2 fg fe dc|de fg a2 ef|"A" gf ed cA Bc|1 "D" d2 f2 d2 fg:|2 d2 de d2 fe||
|:"D" d2 fe d2 fe|de fg a4|"A" e2 c2 A2 c2|AB cd ef ec|
"D" d2 fe d2 fe|de fg a2 ef|"A" gf ed cA Bc|1 "D" d2 f2 d2 fe:|2 "D" d2 f2 d2||

Two comments

PVB Session Playlist

Portneuf Valley Brewing Company ~ Pocatello, Idaho, U.S.A.
https://thesession.org/sessions/1197

N:Set - John Ryan’s Polka, Mississippi Sawyer
O:old time trad.
(R, polka in 4/4 sim. to Jonh Ryan’s)
S:The Fiddlers Fakebook

A Part

Your A part sounds more like what hammered dulcimer players do when they simplify things. Here’s an alternate beginning to the A part that I like…

| a2 fg agfg | agfg bAaA | g2 ef gfef | gfeg aBgB |