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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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Fiddle Your Way to Higher Ground

Fiddling to Higher Ground I’m pressing on the upward way, New heights I’m gaining every day; Still praying as I’m onward bound, “Lord, plant my feet on higher ground.” Refrain: Lord, lift me up and let me stand, By faith, on Heaven’s tableland, A higher plane than I have found; Lord, plant my feet on […]

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Lannigan’s Ball

A Good Time at Lannigan’s Ball A few years ago, I went to the Clearwater Library to sit in on a concert presented by the Bay Area Fiddlers. I had been out of the group for a few years. So it was that I met Anson and Pat Young for the first time. I learned […]

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Golden Slippers

O Dem Golden Slippers is a tune we often play at the Bay Area Fiddlers. Composed in the 19th century, it has a gospel message. Golden Slippers for dancing on the heavenly streets of gold.  For a better printed version here is the pdf chart. For a Gospel song that has a strong devotional feel, […]

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Dancing Tables by Liz Carroll

Dancing Tables, a jig by Liz Carroll, first showed up in a collection of Irish fiddle tunes. It was in Mel Bay’s Irish Session Tune Book. I’ve used that often to see standard versions of popular tunes. The book includes favored variations, too. It has proven itself to be a good starting place for tunes. […]

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