Possum Up A Gum Stump
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Traditional Music of unknown author.
Composed:unknown
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Traditional African-American song. During slavery in the United States, hunting raccoons & possums was used to supplement the meager diets of enslaved African-Americans. "Possum Up The Gum Stump" (or "Opposum Up The Gum Stump") is a dance song that was composed by one or more anonymous African-Americans during this time. It was spread across the country by blackface minstrels.
Score Key:G major (Sounding Pitch) (View more G major Music for Violin-Guitar Duet )
Tempo Marking:With a Swing = c. 80
Time Signature:2/2 (View more 2/2 Music)
Duration:1:36
Number of Pages:2
Difficulty:Intermediate Level: Recommended for Intermediate Level players
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