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Fine Times at Our House from Clifftop 2011

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Size: 1,943kb, uploaded 8/14/2011 9:46:50 AM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

This is another recording made with Don Couchie on Sunday morning at Clifftop 2011, after we had packed our gear to leave. This is from the repertoire of the legendary West Virginia fiddler Edden Hammons. I seem to recall reading somewhere that the title of the tune refers to a baby being born. That would explain the lyric "Fine times at our house, Katie’s got a little one, bless its little soul, it’s another little pretty one." That's just how I always felt about it, I remember those moments like it was yesterday. Key of A, sort of mixolydian; Don is playing fiddle, I am playing three finger style banjo on my short-scale, semi-fretless Paramount.



3 comments on “Fine Times at Our House from Clifftop 2011”

jimh269b Says:
Sunday, August 14, 2011 @12:48:34 PM

2 of the best,tooth gone feel better don

dgill Says:
Sunday, August 14, 2011 @12:56:36 PM

There was sure lots of beautiful music made at Cliff Top Don. Great job to my both of my friends.

JanetB Says:
Sunday, August 14, 2011 @6:17:59 PM

This tune has that "mountain sound." It's irresistable and undefinable.

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