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Lamp Lighter’s Hornpipe

The only hornpipe in my book 43 Fiddle Tunes in Tab is “Harvest Home Hornpipe.” It’s played with a swing feel, and students like it. To pull another hornpipe out of the hat, I put Lamp Lighter’s Hornpipe into tab. I look forward to seeing how my fiddle students like this one. [Update] This is […]

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Rose of San Antone

One of my online people, Ron Bennett, asked for this tune. So, I moved it up to the top of the stack, and here it is. The Texas swing fiddle tradition is the source of many great songs and tunes. Rose of San Antone is one. Originally played by Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, […]

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8th of January

This tune was popularized by the country hit, The Battle of New Orleans. I set out to do a pentatonic treatment of the tune. You can see the results in the fiddle tab chart. Often this is played in the key of D. I like it in G. It’s easier to sing in that key. […]

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Georgia Bow in Ebeneezer

In my book, 43 Fiddle Tunes in Tab, I have two tunes using Georgia bow. The first is Salt River, the second is Dick Gossip, an Irish reel. You might ask, how is it that an Irish tune is being played Georgia shuffle style? Good question! I would ask this myself if I didn’t see […]

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Off She Goes in Tab

Here’s yet another jig with updated endings. That original idea was economical, but confusing. This way is the standard approach in music notation for endings and repeats. Let’s go with it! And Off She Goes pdf. In the present edition of 43 Fiddle Tunes in Tab, I have ornaments as inserted alternatives to certain bars. […]

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