Mudcat Café message #3958329 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #165086   Message #3958329
Posted By: Jack Campin
25-Oct-18 - 12:47 PM
Thread Name: Midwestern fiddling in the 1850s
Subject: RE: Midwestern fiddling in the 1850s
Hell on the Wabash is SUPPOSED to have a missing note - that rest on beat 1 is unprecedented in British-Isles-originated folk, and quite likely means it's of African-American origin.