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Tune History

The Stories Behind Your Favorite Tunes


The John Lusk Band from
Warren County, Tennessee

Billy In The Low Ground

Who is Billy?
What is The Low Ground?

Bonaparte Crossing The Rhine

The Most Played Old Time Tune Ever?

Calico Billy In The Low Ground

Modern Version(s) Of A Classic
From The West Coast

Duck River

From The Playing Of John Salyer

Fine Times At Our House

West Virginia Fiddler Edden Hammons

Hangman's Reel

A Popular Canadian Export

Knoxville Rag

Richard Burnett, Byrd Moore, and Dick Taylor

Mountaineer's Love Song

Goodbye Liza Jane

New Five Cents

Buffalo Nickel, Ruffled Drawers, etc.

Shove The Pig’s Foot A Little Further In The Fire

A Crafty Tactic To Conceal Porcine Pilferage?

Anchored In Love Divine

James Rowe and James Vaughan

Bob Taylor's March

From The Playing Of Charlie Acuff

Booth Shot Lincoln

From The Collection Of Bascom Lamar Lunsford


A Midwest Favorite With
Lots Of Different Names

East Tennessee Blues

Charlie Bowman from
Gray Station, Tennessee

Green River March

Roane County Ramblers

Hy Patillion

Chattanooga Fiddler Jess Young

Mississippi Sawyer

The Downfall Of Paris

Nail That Catfish To The Tree

By Steve Rosen From The Volo Bogtrotters

Sandy River

North Carolina Fiddler Marcus Martin

Tennessee Girls

John Dykes Magic City Trio
from Kingsport, Tennessee

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