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El Paso

Posted by JanetB, written by Marty Robbins

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Size: 739kb, uploaded 8/1/2011 8:57:21 AM
Genre: Country / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Its lyrics were changed for a gold rush era play: Down in the gold camp of old Rough and Ready I fell in love with a gal with blue eyes. Nighttime would find me in Susan's great kitchen Drinking fine coffee and munching on pies. Etc.

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El Paso Waltz

Posted by JanetB, written by David Richardson

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Size: 668kb, uploaded 7/29/2011 5:31:35 PM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

We listened over and over again to this Texas song along Virginia's Crooked Road.

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Elk River Blues

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Size: 1,771kb, uploaded 7/10/2015 11:44:19 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

For the old-time Tune of the Week, 7/10/15. The sad story of this tune fits the somber, slower pace presented by greenbrooms (Kevin) in the TOTW discussion. I'm reminded of a version of Bury Me Not on the Lone Prairie, as played by Todd Phillips and friends, which I've sandwiched in-between Elk River Blues. Both have a melancholy theme. If you haven't looked and listened to the TOTW, here's a link: http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/306217

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Emmett Lundy's Cotillion

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Size: 925kb, uploaded 2/13/2014 6:42:09 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Virginia fiddler Emmett Lundy (born 1864) recorded this in 1941 for the Library of Congress. He mistakenly called it Richmond Cotillion, another tune. I've arranged three of his tunes as encouraged by my Skype lessons with Adam Hurt. This tune appears to be played more straightforward than the others I've done, which stand out more in the unique style of Mr. Lundy. In this cotillion I can picture the costumed folk dancers.

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Evening Prayer Blues (CH openback)

Posted by JanetB, written by DeFord Bailey

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Size: 670kb, uploaded 7/31/2012 1:33:22 PM
Genre: Other / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

A comparison recording with the fretless gourd banjo. The slides from the gourd transfer easily to the fretted neck of the openback.

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Evening Prayer Blues (gourd)

Posted by JanetB, written by DeFord Bailey

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Size: 645kb, uploaded 7/31/2012 12:59:45 PM
Genre: Other / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

A fun and challenging project--something I've left unfinished for a long time. The gourd banjo is showing me how to use more slides. I'm also recording it on an open back, both clawhammered.

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Evening Star Waltz

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Size: 1,567kb, uploaded 4/21/2015 8:06:08 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Emmett Lundy played this lovely waltz and may have learned it locally. But it was actually recorded by De Costa Woltz's Southern Broadcasters in the 1920's, where it modulates. I like Mr. Lundy's simple version. They were in North Carolina. He was in Virginia. The radio influence was strong then. I like the image the title gives of dancing when the Evening Star is first seen. That is the planet Venus and is something you who are interested in astronomy may want to look up.

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Fair Morning Hornpipe

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Size: 1,580kb, uploaded 5/18/2016 6:51:43 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

This cheerful tune comes from West Virginian Wilson Douglas, though I learned it from Bobby Taylor. I found it examining the very first old-time Tune of the Week dated 7/26/08 and suggested by Erich (vrteach) who never guessed that the TOTW list has way over four hundred tunes now. Fair Morning Hornpipe was offered as a related tune to the original topic, Nancy, and even favored by Erich. It's cheerful and fits the morning today!

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Fairy Queen

Posted by JanetB, written by Turlough O'Carolan

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Size: 1,032kb, uploaded 2/10/2012 6:02:18 AM
Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

O'Carolan's Fairy Queen is highly regarded by scholars of his work. To me its sound is more classical than Celtic. Irish folk have believed in fairies, the "good people," and O'Carolan's first composition, Shebeg Shemore, was about a battle between the little people of two hills.

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Fall Days

Written/Posted by JanetB

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Size: 1,179kb, uploaded 9/25/2011 7:13:36 AM
Genre: Classical / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

This reminds me of the swirling leaf eddies that keep my first graders from having an orderly line every fall by the cafeteria.

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Fall on My Knees

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Size: 2,070kb, uploaded 2/14/2015 11:50:22 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

For the old-time Tune of the Week. I listened mostly to Tommy Jarrell and Fred Cockerham's Fall on My Knees and also to Rayna Gellert. It's a sad song for Valentine's Day. I hope everyone's having a happier one!

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Falls of Richmond

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Size: 1,723kb, uploaded 4/1/2013 9:17:46 AM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

This is my interpretation of Edden Hammon's fiddling. There's been much discussion on the Hangout about this tune and I wanted to find the oldest known source of it, though it's said it comes from his great-uncle Pete, born 1847. I like to think it's about the waterfalls of the James River, but the somber modal tone sounds more like it's about a historic event in Richmond, which would actually make the title "Fall of Richmond," as many also use.

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Falls of Richmond (2)

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Size: 1,758kb, uploaded 5/31/2013 5:58:56 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

This is my second recording of West Virginia fiddler Edden Hammon's tune. The first one was in modal tuning. This one's in open G tuning. I found it was easier and am puzzled why I didn't discover this while learning the piece.

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Far from Home (TOTW)

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Size: 1,475kb, uploaded 2/5/2021 5:35:35 PM
Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Interesting to get a Tune of the Week from the Shetland Islands, which is far from home even if you're from Scotland. Our TOTW presenter suggested a homesick sense in a couple of measures, but overall happiness in the rest of this dance tune.

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Farewell Princeton (TOTW)

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Size: 1,551kb, uploaded 4/11/2021 8:36:34 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Played by the treasured fiddler of Kentucky, Clyde Davenport, this Tune of the Week introduced me to a second CD of field recordings I wouldn't have known about. This crooked tune is typical of Mr. Davenport's unique, but traditional Appalachian tunes with roots that usually go farther back across the sea.

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Farewell to Erin

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Size: 1,627kb, uploaded 11/24/2012 4:11:36 PM
Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Learned from Dave Hum, it's my farewell piece for him. He's missed on BHO.

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Farewell Trion (CH)

Posted by JanetB, written by Joe Blalock

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Size: 1,070kb, uploaded 1/9/2015 8:38:54 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

For the old-time Tune of the Week, 1/9/15, this tune was written after Joe Blalock was laid off from his job at the textile mill in Trion. I heard it on Bob Carlin's Banging and Sawing CD. This introduced me to the fiddling of James Bryan of Alabama, who has since become my favorite fiddler. Check out the TOTW thread on Farewell Trion.

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Farewell Trion--3-finger

Posted by JanetB, written by Joe Blalock

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Size: 2,145kb, uploaded 6/21/2011 9:33:09 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

A beautiful tune. Listen to James Bryan's version on Bob Carlin's Banging and Sawing CD.

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Fat Meat and Dumplings (TOTW)

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Size: 1,412kb, uploaded 10/10/2017 2:42:09 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

For the old-time Tune of the Week, 10-6-17. Vesta Johnson, Missouri fiddler, learned this from Cyril Stinnett who learned it form his father. I'm glad to see this elderly fiddler (age 95) showcased in this week's TOTW. I find the title amusing.

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Father and Son

Written/Posted by JanetB

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Size: 1,591kb, uploaded 8/3/2015 7:20:12 AM
Genre: Other / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

An original clawhammer piece, written in semi-traditional ABB format, portraying the feelings of a concerned father and a happy child.

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