Road to Columbus Fiddle Tab

The Fiddle Tab Road to Columbus The Road to Columbus quite likely is the National road, the first serious roadway undertaken by the US government, the first federally funded interstate highway. Started in 1811, it got to Columbus, the new capital of the new state in 1831 or 1833. It was a major boost to […]

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Cluck Old Hen Lays Again

Cluck Old Hen–Beginner and Groove Cluck Old Hen is one of my favorite warm up tunes. It has a good groove. Then, you come to the left hand plucking part. “We like to pluck when we cluck.” Those who sing of the Hen, say: My old hen’s a good old hen She lays eggs for […]

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Strawberry Blossom Fiddle Tab

Strawberry Blossom Simple and Ornamented Strawberry Blossom is a short fiddle tune, unlike Blackberry Blossom, Apple Blossom, or even Orange Blossom Special. Blackberry and Apple are normal fiddle tunes. And Orange is a three part tune that also includes a 12 bar blues song in between. All make up a fun bouquet of blossoms. O’Neill’s […]

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Fiddle Tab Do Lord

Will Fiddle Tab Do, Lord? Apologies for the play on words in the title. I sincerely hope that fiddle tab will do.   Here’a a good version of the song itself, featuring Johnny Cash.   And here are the Johnny Cash lyrics. I don’t know if they are any different from the traditional lyrics for […]

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George Brabizon Fiddle Tab

Planxty George Brabazon by Turlough O’Carolan Turlough O’Carolan occupies a unique place in the history of music. He was the product of an auditory tradition, not written music. He is now considered one of the last of a long tradition of Irish harpists, or harpers. Current assessment is that he was not a great virtuoso. […]

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