This is a different “Rose Waltz” than any of the ones I could find online when I learned it. I’ve since learned that the more common name for this tune is The Shepherd’s Wife, or Shepherd’s Wife Waltz. I learned …
Not everybody plays this crooked, but I like it that way.
This one’s by Seattle musician David Cahn, named for his sister.
Rats Gone to Rest
Is it “Rats” or “Rat’s”? I don’t know; I’ll have to see what Jeff Todd Titon’s book om Kentucky Fiddle Tunes says.