Month: October 2013

Molly Put the Kettle On

Tonight’s tune at the string band class was “Molly Put The Kettle On”, from John Sharp by way of Paul Brown. Here are the Canotes and Candy Goldman playing it for the class, with Greg’s fiddle in cross-A (AEAE): (Download)

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Shady Grove

Tonight’s tune from the string band class was “Shady Grove”, from Luther Davis of  Virginia: (download) Here’s Luther playing the tune: (download)  

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Tunes Played in October, 2013

A great turnout this month, thanks in part (I think) to a couple of notes that went out to the Old-Time Seattle mailing list. These are the tunes we played, or at least the tunes I wrote down: Sandy Boys

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Red Onion Jam Report

I went to the new Tuesday night jam at the Red Onion Tavern in Madison Park this week to check out the new space and see how I felt about playing with that group of folks. Driving there was super

Dusty Strings Jam, 2013/10/13

Stuart Williams, music editor of the Washington Old-Time Fiddlers’ Association,  hosted this month’s jam at Dusty Strings. The tunes played were: Tune of the month: Chuck in the Bush Soldier’s Joy Saint Anne’s Reel Little Rabbit, Where’s Your Mama? Arkansas

Conor Byrne Jam Has Moved

Just a quick note to anyone who reads this but isn’t subscribed to the Seattle Old-Time mailing list: The regular Tuesday jam/old-time social which has been at Conor Byrne in Ballard for the last six years has moved. There’s been

Stonewall Jackson

Tonight’s tune from the Canote brothers’ string band class was “Stonewall Jackson”, collected by Garry Harrison from Harvey “Pappy” Taylor of Effingham, Illinois. Here are the Canotes and Candy Goldman playing it: (download) There’s a recording of the Indian Creek

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