Collected by James S. A. Collins, Daniel I. Hall, and Thommie D. Herndon For M. C. Parler
Played by Mr. Raymond Martin and Mr. Dean Ramsey Prairie Grove, Arkansas November 13, 1960
Reel 372 Item 7
(A Fiddle tune)82
Ray: I used to play that over In Tennessee all the time. I can’t think of the
name of it. It's a good one, to old-time Scottish, schoddist, or what ever you call it.
Thom: Have you always played in this area, Raymond?
Thom: I moan, out of state or any place?
Thom: Just mostly in this area?
Thom: These songs we’ve been playing, some of them have been recorded, but you
picked them up—just been handed down, played at these dances, and things like that?
Ray: Yeah. Just handed down. Just around home.
Mrs. J. I. Hall: He’s a Hog Eye product.
Thom: Hog Eye product.
J. I. Hall: Center of the Universe,
Goldie: And who hasn’t played in a long time.
Dan: Dean, you played around all over the area?
Dean: Yes, All over the county, you might say.
Ray: Yeah. I have too.
Thom: You mentioned some of those contests. Were you ever in a contest Raymond?
Ray: Fiddling contest? Oh, I used to go to fiddling contests.
Thom: You did?
Dan: Did you used to go (to) any of them, Dean?
Dean: No. I never did play in a contest.
Thom: Who was one of the favorite fiddlists around here—or the one who used win it the most, you night say, the contest?Ray: Oh...
Ray: Bud Phillips.
Dan: Who's this?
Ray: Bud Phillips,
Thom: Bud Phillips.
Dan: All of those boys were from out at Hog Eye, weren't they?
Thom: Turned out good musicians,
Ray: There used to be lots of guys that could play the fiddle around there.
Dean: Dello Caven.
Ray: Dello Caven used to be good,
Goldie: His favorite used to be "Sugar in the Coffee."
Ray: No, that was Ozz.
Thom: Can you play that?
Ray: "Sugar in the Coffee"?
Thom: "Sugar in the Coffee"
Ray: "Sugar In the Coffee."
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