Mississippi Sawyer reel

There are 6 recordings of this tune.

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One setting

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.

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 |