All posts tagged “old time music

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Hogslop – Reuben’s Train

I was surfin’ about on the YouTube machine and I chanced up this “official video”. I almost didn’t watch it because, well….what the hell is there official about old time music? I did watch it though, and I’m glad I did. This is a wonderfully… Read More

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Old Jake Gilley

Do you know the old time fiddle tune, Old Jake Gilley? Here are some interesting takes on it. First up is The Deleuran Enevoldsen Duo… Now let’s speed things up a little with with Gene and Evo Bluestein… Dwight Diller liked this tune so well… Read More

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John Stensen’s #2

I’ve been learning the tune John Stensen’s #2 on clawhammer banjo. I’ve seen it spelled Stensen’s, Stenson’s, Stinsen’s, Stinson’s and even Stentson’s. I couldn’t tell you who John Stensen (sp) is or was, though. The most inspired versions of this tune, come (in my opinion… Read More

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Breakin’ up Christmas

I’ve never posted Christmas music on this blog…with the possible exception of Weird Bob Dylan performing Must be Santa Claus. Here’s an Appalachian take on a Christmas song. Hooray Jake, Hooray John Breakin up Christmas all day long Way back yonder a long time ago… Read More