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Salt Sack Behind the Door (TOTW)

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Size: 1,280kb, uploaded 10/21/2017 8:22:45 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

An obscure tune for the old-time Tune of the Week, 10/20/17, this tune probably resembles well the style of Israel Welch, WV fiddler and multi-instrumentalist. The Welch Brothers (four of them and a cousin) had a popular dance band in the 1930's and all were skillful musicians. Brothers Tom and Israel Welch were still alive in the 1980's and could still play outstanding dance music.

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Salt Spring

Posted by JanetB, written by John Reischman

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Size: 1,879kb, uploaded 4/13/2019 9:22:56 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

For the old-time Tune of the Week, Salt Spring is a modern composition by John Reischman, an excellent mandolinist I've been fortunate to hear, along with his talented Jaybirds band, many times.

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Salty River Reel (Cyril Stinnett) (TOTW)

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Size: 1,486kb, uploaded 2/4/2017 10:36:34 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Salty River Reel is inspirational for learning more about Missouri fiddling. This old-time Tune of the Week, 2/4/17, comes from Cyril Stinnett, Missouri fiddler (1912 - 1986), though he didn't appear to have written the tune. He was a precise player, very shy they say, and very successful at fiddling competitions. His style came from the north Missouri region, influenced by Canadian hornpipes, and one of his important sources was Casey Jones, who recorded this tune in 1951. Cyril's first name is pronounced "Serl" and the recording of this piece was in the 1960's at a fiddle contest. It's upbeat, so hope you enjoy!

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Sam Hill

Posted by JanetB, written by Ralph Whited

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Size: 900kb, uploaded 3/10/2012 1:54:58 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

James Bryan, the smoothest, greatest fiddler, learned this from Jim Cauthen and recorded it on his recent CD with Carl Jones, Cricket's Lullaby. Another crooked song.

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Sandy River (TOTW)

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Size: 1,029kb, uploaded 5/23/2020 4:17:52 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

From the playing of West Virginian Oscar Wright for the TOTW, 5/22/20. As our presenter says, it's a hypnotic type of tune, but I finally found a nice embedded melody.

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Sandy River Belle

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Size: 915kb, uploaded 7/1/2011 9:03:59 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Burnett and Rutherford played it as a dance tune called Ladies on a Steamboat. My mother once said that great tunes have a minor chord. This one has E minor. Does anyone agree with her? Ever since she told me that, I've found that my favorite tunes do have a minor.

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Santa Anna's Retreat and British Field March medley

Posted by JanetB, written by Henry Reed

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Size: 1,089kb, uploaded 8/28/2012 6:20:56 PM
Genre: Traditional / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Henry Reed learned these from the Civil War fifer Quince Dillon. The two tunes are both in Am and one leads easily to the other in a medley.

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Santa Claus

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Size: 978kb, uploaded 8/18/2011 5:55:17 AM
Genre: Bluegrass / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

This was the first song I figured something out with melodic fingering. Bill Monroe is given credit for writing this, though it's very similar to I Don't Love Nobody.

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Scolding Wife (CB)

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Size: 1,424kb, uploaded 11/1/2015 7:06:46 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

As played by North Carolina fiddler Marion Reece (1874 - 1941). I can hear the scolding in the A part very clearly!

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Scotch Hornpipe/Snappin' Bug medley

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Size: 1,592kb, uploaded 10/8/2014 5:20:52 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

From the Samuel Bayard collection of Pennsylvanian tunes in Dance to the Fiddle, March to the Fife. This medley is played by Mark Tamsula and Richard Withers on their excellent CD "Up in the Batten House."

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Setauket (TOTW)

Posted by JanetB, written by Anthony Hannibal Clapp

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Size: 2,546kb, uploaded 12/24/2016 2:50:45 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

For the old-time Tune of the Week, 12/23/16, Anthony H. Clapp (1749 - 1816) -- said to have been an excellent fiddler and a slave belonging to the family of William Sydney Mount (famed painter of The Banjo Player) -- wrote and named this tune for the town in which he lived. Mount had it in his collections of fiddle tunes, which are kept at the Stony Brooks Museum in Long Island, NY. See this week's TOTW for more info.

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Shady Grove

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Size: 1,383kb, uploaded 3/14/2012 8:25:34 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Kit and I enjoy this song. Together with mandolin and banjo we're Plinky and Plunky.

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Shaking Off the Acorns

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Size: 1,339kb, uploaded 1/9/2013 8:40:22 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

From Edden Hammons fiddling, inspired by Adam Hurt's fiddling (yes, fiddling).

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Shaking Off the Acorns (TOTW)

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Size: 1,898kb, uploaded 9/7/2018 8:02:03 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

For the old-time TOTW, 9/7/18, Shaking Off the Acorns comes from the playing of West Virginian fiddler Edden Hammons, who would have been 113 years old today. Most everybody else records it as Shaking Down the Acorns and it's definitely one of my favorite tunes of all time. It's modal and the first part has 12 measures with three 4-measure phrases.

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Shear 'Em / Take Me Back to Tulsa medley (CB) (TOTW)

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Size: 1,196kb, uploaded 12/12/2020 7:19:58 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

The Tune of the Week goes by several titles. I chose two variations, especially since Take Me Back to Tulsa was a fun piece to sing with the Rough and Ready Fruit Jar Pickers. Shear 'Em had a much older resource than Bob Wills, but I liked how and learned from Gail Gillepsie's group, Happy Valley Band, played it like a real dance tune.

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Shebeg Shemore

Posted by JanetB, written by Turlough O'Carolan

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Size: 1,581kb, uploaded 10/10/2011 8:58:18 PM
Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

This was Carolan's first composition at age 21, blinded since 18 years old, and embarking for the first time on his journey as an itinerant harper. The squire at his first stop suggested he compose a song about two neighboring hills where two fairy hosts had battled. Carolan's genius for writing was thus born.

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Sheebeg, Sheemore (CH)

Posted by JanetB, written by Turlough O'Carolan

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Size: 2,214kb, uploaded 6/18/2013 12:21:55 PM
Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish / Playing Style: Classical

When I originally learned this I used clawhammer tuned to double D. Then I learned it in open G 3-finger picking style. Now I'm trying it again with clawhammer after more than 30 years. It's coming back to me and I still think it's amongst the prettiest tunes ever written. The story goes that Sheebeg, Sheemore was the blind harpist's first composition in 1691. It's meaning is "Little Mountain, Big Mountain" and was named for a location where a battle between fairy peoples allegedly took place.

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Sheep Shell Corn by the Rattlin' of his Horn

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Size: 1,065kb, uploaded 2/21/2016 6:12:27 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

For the old-time Tune of the Week, 2/20/16, this comes from the fiddling of Emmett Lundy, whose mentor, Greenberry Leonard, was born in the early 1800's and died in 1892. Thus it probably harkens back to before the Civil War. Sheep Shell Corn is recorded as a poem in a 1920's publication called Negro Folk Rhymes, so I can imagine perhaps slaves sang this song as they shelled corn (a tedious job) or as they danced to their own music. I used some of the verses from the TOTW discussion: http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/315336.

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Sheep's in the Meadow (TOTW)

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Size: 1,089kb, uploaded 11/30/2018 11:42:22 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

Sounding much like Barlow Knife, Sheep's in the Meadow is this week's TOTW for 11/30/18 and is really old-timey. It's from a recording of Gaither Carlton by Alice Gerrard. Gaither was Doc Watson's talented, gentle father-in-law.

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Shelvin Rock

Posted by JanetB, written by Jeremiah Carpenter

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Size: 1,096kb, uploaded 8/18/2012 2:41:50 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

This old West Virginia tune commemorates the place where Solomon Carpenter was born in the early 1790's under a rock ledge where his parents were hiding from Indians. His father, Jeremiah, later avenged the death of his brother Benjamin during the Indian raid. This version comes from West Virginians Burl Hammons and Dwight Diller. It's played on a small scale fretless gourd banjo made by BHO member Robert Browder.

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