:: Title :: The Rabbit Dance
:: Genre :: banjo tune, game song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Hammond, Albert [patting]
Hammond, Emma [banjo (five-string)]
:: Setting :: Unspecified
:: Location :: Lexington (Lauderdale County), Alabama (United States)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Southern U.S., Anglo-American, Appalachian, Alabama
:: Session :: Lexington 9/59
:: Date :: 9/8-9/11, 1959
:: Reference Information :: T868.0, Track 12 (00:01:45)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Recordings of tunes played by George Fields (fiddle), Albert Hammond (fiddle), and Emma Hammond (banjo). [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Alan Lomax [description of rabbit dance]: "Bent over with hand, not knees, on floor. Two pats on back of hand; turn palm and slap on floor; two pats back of other hand; turn palm, slap on floor, etc. End: Two beats left hand, 3 right hand." [Source: Tape Log]
0 - Alan Lomax: "from his nephew 25 years ago (Emma banjo; Albert dancing) at Brush Creek, near Florence, Alabama. (Tune: Knock John Booker)" [Source: Tape Log]
:: Collection :: Southern U.S. 1959 and 1960

 

 

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