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 6
"Bonaparte's Retreat" (A Fiddle Tune)60
Jim: Whoa, Napolean.
Ray: "That Good Old Mountain Dew."
Dan: Some of that good old mountain dew would help you here.
Ray: I can’t think of nothing now.
Dan: What's this one, Connie?
Connie (Raymond Martin’s married daughter)" "Boil Them Cabbage Down."
Dan: "Boil them cabbage down."
Goldie: “Boil Them Cabbage Down," Better wait till he thinks of it.
Ray: I can't think of it now. I’ve got it rigged in with another time, Connie: How does it go, mama?
Ray: You know it, don’t you, Dean?
Dean: I’ve seconded it a lot,
Ray: I’ve got it mixed in with another tune, and I can’t separate it. How
about "Won't You Ride In My Little Red Wagon"? I was trying to think of a shoddist. An old colonial shoddist.
Goldle: He’s going to tell his age now.
Thom: What’s the name of this one now? Is that the one you were talking about?
Ray: It's a shoddist, I don’t remember the name of it,
Mrs, J. I. Hall (Dan’s mother): It’s "The Scottish Hornpipe," isn’t it?
Mrs. J. I. Hall: It’s the "Scottish Hornpipe," isn’t it?
Ray: No, I don’t believe that's the one. Let’s see.
Thom: Just go ahead and play it on through.
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