I made a little video performing Angeline the Baker for the Tune of the Month on a Facebook group I contribute to, called Clawhammer Rules. Angeline the Baker is an old time tune derived from a Stephen Foster song called Angelina Baker. I learned this… Read More
Back in 1850, Stephen Foster published a song called Angelina Baker. Somewhere along the way it morphed into a fiddle tune known as Angeline the Baker. It’s a tune about regret: I bought Angeline a brand new dress Neither black nor brown It was the… Read More
There is Angeline the Baker and there is Angelina Baker and there is plain old Angeline and there are countless variations and approaches to the tune, from Old Time to Bluegrass styles. Here is the Turkey Creek String Band… Or how about Dwight Diller… Northern… Read More
Me again, practicing Angeline the Baker.
Tuffy P filmed a bit of banjo practice tonight, complete with false starts, sour notes, various pets, and a sideways portion. The tune I’m attempting to play is Angeline the Baker.
Angelina Baker is a Stephen Foster song written for the Christy Minstrals and published in 1850. Here’s a taste… Angeline the Baker is a fiddle tune that has similarities to the Foster tune, but has evolved quite differently. Here are some versions of Angeline the… Read More