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Jump Jim Joe
Listen Analysis
Song Analysis
Grade Level
2 - 4
Tonal Center
do
Scale
Pentachord
Range
P5
Tone Set
Drmfs
Melodic Motive(s)
Melodic Elements
fa Tuning
Melodic Context
s-f-m
Rhythmic Element(s)
eighth rest Tuning
 
 
Starting Pitch
Eb
Partwork
Canon - 2 part
Form Analysis
AA3A'5A''
Form Type
Rhythm Set
ta
ti-ti
ti
rest
eighth rest

Source
Library of Congress Afs 3981 B2. Collected by John A. and Ruby T. Lomax.

Informant/Performer
Six children, Jasper, TX, 1940

State
Texas

Region
South

Origin
African-American

Song Type(s)
Play-Party


Game Types
Circle


Sub-Game Types
Circle/Double


Sub-Game Types

Figures
Swing


Subject(s)
Movement


Sub Subject

Alternate Titles
Jump Jim Crow

General Comments
The title and text have been altered for classroom use; see background information.