Happy Hollow Stringband

Traditional / Old-time Tunes

Banjo Tunings
A(Open) aEAC#E
A(Minor) aEACE
A(Modal) aEADE
C(Open) gCGCE
D(Cumberland Gap) f#BEAD
D(Double) aDADE
D(Single) aDAC#E
E(Cumberland Gap) g#C#F#BE
G(guitar) gDGBE
G(Old) gDGDE
G(Open) gDGBD
G(SRB) gEADE

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New Song Title Key Banjo Chords / Notation Lyrics Download(s) Carmen, Fiddle? Chris, Banjo? Beth, Fiddle? Jen, Banjo?
2012-07-12 8th of January D D(Double) Chords, Banjo Tab (PDF) Lyrics Banjo version (Jeff Norman) Yes Yes
2014-07-22 Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow D D(Double) Chords Lyrics Fiddle/Banjo version (Calvin Cole & WM Marshall), Fiddle lesson and band version (Youtube) Yes
2009-04-19 Angeline The Baker D D(Double) Chords, Mandolin, Guitar tab Lyrics Banjo/Guitar version (Chris Dunavant), Banjo version (Mike Iverson), Banjo/Guitar (mp3) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2013-07-01 Arkansas Traveler D D(Double) Chords Yes Yes Yes
2013-07-01 Barlow Knife G G(Old) Chords Lyrics Source version (Fuzzy Mountain String Band) Yes Yes Yes
2011-11-01 Big Scioty G G(Old) Chords, Mandolin tab, Guitar tab Banjo version (Jeff Norman), Banjo version (Mike Iverson), Fiddle, Guitar, Banjo (youtube) Yes Yes
2014-03-05 Benton's Dream A A(Open) Chords Banjo version (Chris Dunavant) Yes
2009-02-21 Bill Cheatham A A(Open) Chords, Mandolin Banjo version (Mike Iverson) Yes Yes
2014-01-28 Billy in the Lowground C C(Open) Chords No lyrics Source version (Indian Run Stringband), Band version w/ Foghorn (youtube) Yes
2016-01-20 Black and White Rag G/C G(Open) Chords Fiddle version (Youtube) Yes
2008-05-06 Blackberry Blossom G G(Open) Chords Banjo version (Mike Iverson) Yes
2008-04-11 Blackest Crow, The (Waltz) D D(Double) Chords, Melody (PDF) Fiddle version (Emily Reisinger), Fiddle practice version (Emily Reisinger) Yes Yes Yes
2010-02-11 Boatman A A(Open) Chords, Melody (PDF) Banjo version (Chris Dunavant), Fiddle/Banjo (mp3) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2013-08-24 Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine D D(Double) Chords Band version (Fuzzy Mountain String Band) Yes
2014-10-05 Breakin' Up Christmas A A(Open) Chords Band version (Tommy Jarrell) Yes
2012-07-12 Brushy Fork of John's Creek A A(Modal) Chords, Melody (PDF) Banjo version (Jeff Norman), Banjo version (youtube) Yes Yes
2009-10-20 Bull At The Wagon ** A A(Open) Chords Banjo version (Jeff Norman) Yes
2013-10-01 Candy Girl A A(Open) Chords No lyrics. Fiddle version (youtube), Fiddle/Guitar (youtube), Source fiddle (youtube) WARNING: Key is G, Fiddle version (youtube) Yes
2014-01-01 Charleston #2 C C(Open) Chords, Melody (JPG) No lyrics Source version (Light & Hitch), Banjo version (Jeff Norman), Banjo version (Chris Dunavant) Yes
2009-12-23 Cheese and Crackers (Jeff Norman) D D(Double) Chords, Melody (PDF) No lyrics. Banjo version (Jeff Norman)
2009-02-21 Cherokee Shuffle A A(Open) Chords, Guitar Break, Melody, Banjo Banjo Version (Mike Iverson) Yes
2013-08-01 Cherry River Line A A(Modal) Chords Lyrics Source version (Jeff Norman), Fiddle version (youtube), Fiddle/Banjo version (youtube) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2012-09-24 Chinquapin Hunting* A A(Open) Chords, Melody (PDF) Banjo version (Jeff Norman) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2015-07-01 Chinquapin Hunting (in D) D D(Double) Chords, Melody (PDF) Youtube version (Art Stamper) Yes Yes
2013-07-12 Cider Mill (aka Stillhouse) D D(Double) Chords Lyrics Fiddle version (Youtube), Light and Hitch (mp3) Yes Yes
2007-09-13 Cluck Old Hen A A(Modal) Chords, Banjo arr., Guitar melody, Mandolin tab Banjo/Guitar version (Chris Dunavant), Fiddle (mp3), Guitar (mp3), Banjo version (Jeff Norman), Banjo version (Mike Iverson) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2007-08-14 Cold, Frosty Morning A A(Modal) Chords, Banjo break, Guitar pg. 1 (pdf), Guitar pg. 2 (pdf), Guitar (combined) Banjo version (Mike Iverson) Yes Yes Yes
2009-12-03 Coleman's March D D(Double) Chords, Banjo Tab (PDF) Banjo version (Jeff Norman) Yes Yes
2009-12-03 Cuckoo's Nest D D(Double) Chords Lyrics Fiddle version (youtube), Slow fiddle version (youtube), Banjo version (Mike Iverson), Mandolin version (youtube), Fiddle how-to version (video) Yes Yes
2013-03-15 Cousin Sally Brown* A A(Modal) Chords, Banjo Tab (PDF) Banjo version (Jeff Norman), Band version (youtube), Fiddle version (youtube) Learning
2014-01-07 Cranberry Rock C C(Open_ Chords No lyrics Source version (Chance McCoy), Banjo/Fiddle version (Dwight Diller), Fiddle version (youtube), Slower fiddle version (vimeo) Yes
2007-08-31 Cripple Creek A A(Open) Chords Lyrics Banjo/Guitar version (Chris Dunavant), Bill Monroe (mp3), Banjo version in G (Mike Iverson) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2013-11-01 Crow Creek A A(Open) Chords No lyrics. Fiddle version (youtube), Source version (Wild Turkeys) Yes Yes Yes
2012-08-16 Cumberland Gap (3 part) D D(Double) Chords, Banjo Tab (PDF) Lyrics Banjo/Fiddle (youtube), Banjo version in E (Jeff Norman) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2014-05-22 Dance All Night (with a bottle in your hand) G G(Old) Chords, NOTE: This tune is often played AABAACCB. Lyrics Chance McCoy/Adam Hurt, Band version (Mac Traynham/Steve Krueger), Several versions Yes
2013-07-28 Dubuque D D(Double) Chords, Melody No lyrics. Source version (Jeff Norman), Fiddle version (mp3), Band version (youtube) Yes Yes
2011-10-10 Ducks on the Millpond D D(Double) Chords Banjo version (Jeff Norman),Midi Yes
2012-08-30 Ebenezer (about) G G(Old) Chords, Melody, Mandolin (tab) Banjo version (Mike Iverson) Yes
2016-01-20 Elk River Blues G G(Old) Chords, Melody Fiddle version (Ernie Carpenter), Banjo version (Nathan Bowles) Yes
2014-07-12 Elzic's Farewell A A(Modal) Chords Band version (youtube)
2014-10-01 Fall On My Knees D D(Double) Chords Lyrics Band version (Youtube) Yes Yes
2010-06-21 Fine Times At Our House A A(Open) Chords, Melody (PDF) Banjo version (Jeff Norman), Banjo version - crooked (Jeff Norman), Fiddle version (Rayna Gellert) Yes
2014-01-14 Flatfoot in the Ashes C C(Open) Chords, Melody (PDF) No lyrics Source version (Black Twig Pickers), Fiddle lession (Youtube), Banjo version (Youtube), Banjo version (youtube) Yes
2009-10-28 Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss (aka Susannah Gal/Western Country) D D(Double) Chords Banjo/Guitar version (Chris Dunavant),Group (mp3) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2015-02-04 Folding Down The Sheets D D(Double) Chords, Melody (PDF)   Band version (Youtube), Fiddle version (Rayna Gellert) Yes Yes
2013-01-15 Forked Deer D D(Double) Chords No lyrics. Banjo version (Chris Dunavant) Yes Yes Yes
2009-11-02 Greasy Coat A A(Modal) Chords, Melody (PDF), Banjo Tab (PDF) Lyrics Fiddle version - medium tempo (youtube), Banjo version (mp3) Yes Yes
2014-07-12 Grubb Springs A A(Open) Chords Fiddle version (youtube), Fiddle lesson version (youtube), Band version (Konnarock Critters) Yes
2007-11-15 Hangman's Reel A A(Open) Chords, Mandolin TEF/Midi Banjo version (Chris Dunavant), Band (youtube) Yes Yes Yes
2012-08-16 Happy Hollow A A(Open) Chords, Notation (pdf) Fiddle (mp3), Fiddle (mp3) Yes
2014-07-22 Hawks & Eagles D D(Double) Chords Band Version (Highwoods Stringband), Fiddle lesson (dailymotion) Yes
2015-09-01 Hickman's Rag C C(Double) Chords Fiddle/Guitar (Youtube)
2011-10-01 Home With the Girls In The Morning* Dm D(Double) Chords,Notation (pdf), Notation (pdf) Banjo version (Jeff Norman)
2011-11-10 Horse's Brawl* D D(Double) Chords Fiddle version (Emily Reisinger) Learning
2015-08-21 Icy Mountain A A(Open) Chords No lyrics. Band version (Old Buck) Yes
2016-01-21 I've Got No Honeybabe Now G G(Open) Chords Lyrics Fiddle version (Rayna Gellert)
2011-09-07 Jeff Sturgeon* A A(Modal) Chords No lyrics. Banjo version (Jeff Norman) Yes Yes
2009-07-14 Jerusalem Ridge Am A(Minor) Chords, Guitar Breaks Banjo version (Jeff Norman), Banjo version (Mike Iverson)
2010-03-29 John Brown's Dream A A(Open) Chords Lyrics Banjo version (Jeff Norman) Yes Yes Yes
2013-07-14 Johnny Don't Get Drunk D D(Double) Chords, Melody, Melody No lyrics. Source version (Wild Turkeys), Fiddle version (youtube), Band version (mp3) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2010-11-28 John Riley The Shepherd C G(SRB) Chords, Melody (PDF) Banjo version (Jeff Norman), Fiddle/banjolele version (Youtube) Yes
2014-07-24 John Sharp's Tune A A(Open) Chords Banjo version (Jeff Norman)
2015-08-21 Josephine's Waltz (Josefin's Waltz) F F(Open) Chords Harmonica + Bouzouki version (Youtube)
2014-07-24 Josi-o (aka Josie Girl) G G(SRB) Chords, Melody (PDF), Fiddle/banjo version (w/ singing) Banjo version (Jeff Norman) Yes
2013-02-13 Julianne Johnson D D(Double) Chords, Mandolin tab Banjo version (Chris Dunavant) Yes Yes
2008-01-14 June Apple A A(Open) Chords Lyrics Banjo version (Chris Dunavant) Yes Yes Yes
2008-11-02 Kitchen Girl A A(Modal) Chords, Melody Banjo version (Mike Iverson) Yes Yes
2012-04-02 Last Chance* G G(Old) Chords Banjo version (Jeff Norman), Banjo (youtube) Yes
2011-08-21 Lazy John G G(Old) Chords Lyrics Banjo version (Jeff Norman),Fiddle version (youtube) Yes Yes
2013-08-12 Liberty D D(Double) Chords Yes Yes
2014-03-01 Little Billy Wilson A A(Open) Chords Banjo version (Chris Dunavant), Band version (Wild Turkeys), Banjo version (youtube) Yes
2013-01-01 (Little) Liza Jane A A(Open) Chords Banjo/Guitar version (Chris Dunavant), Banjo version (Chris Dunavant) Yes Yes Yes
2011-10-20 (Poor) Liza Jane A A(Open) Chords Banjo version (Chris Dunavant) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2013-07-21 Logan County Blues D D(Double) Chords No lyrics. Source version (The Freighthoppers), Tommy Jarrell and Kyle Creed (mp3), Banjo version (youtube), Fiddle version (youtube), Band version (youtube) Yes Yes Yes
2015-07-01 Lonesome Moonlight Waltz D D(Double) Chords Youtube version (Art Stamper)
2016-01-01 Lorena E/B A(Open) Chords, Chrods (key of D) Fiddle version (Emily Reisinger),Fiddle version (youtube)
2013-03-14 Lover's Waltz G G(Old) Chords, Notation (PDF) Banjo version (Jeffrey Norman), Fiddle version (Emily Reisinger)
2011-10-03 Martha Campbell* D D(Double) Chords, Notation/Midi Banjo version (Jeff Norman),Midi Yes Yes
2013-07-29 Merry Mountain Hoedown A A(Open) Chords Band version (youtube) Yes Yes Yes
2012-07-12 Mississippi Sawyer D D(Double) Chords Banjo version (Chris Dunavant) Yes Yes
2010-04-26 Nail That Catfish To A Tree** G G(SRB) Chords, Melody (PDF), Source page Banjo version (Jeff Norman) Yes
2013-07-12 New Castle (aka Texas) A A(Open) Chords, Banjo tab No lyrics. Banjo version (youtube), Band version (youtube) Yes Yes
2011-08-21 Old Beech Leaves* G G(Old) Chords Banjo version (Jeff Norman) Yes
2013-03-14 Old Bunch of Keys A A(Open) Chords Banjo version (Chris Dunavant), Dulcimer/Banjo version (Sue/Nathan), Fiddle lesson, Pt. 1, Fidddle lesson, Pt. 2, Banjo version (youtube), Banjo version (youtube) Yes Yes
2016-01-25 Old Horse and Buggy A A(Open) Chords Band version (youtube), Various sources Yes Yes
2014-08-18 Old Jimmy Sutton D D(Single) Chords Fiddl/Banjo version Yes Yes
2007-08-06 Old Joe Clark A A(Open) Chords, Guitar break Banjo/Guitar version (Chris Dunavant), Banjo version (Mike Iverson) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2012-08-30 Old Molly Hare D D(Double) Chords, Melody (PDF) Banjo/Guitar version (Chris Dunavant), Banjo version (Chris Dunavant), Banjo version-slow (Mike Iverson), Banjo version (Mike Iverson), Dulcimer version (Richard Galluzzi) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2009-07-06 Ook Pik Waltz (aka Candian, Eskimo, Eskino, The Oak Pick, Ook Pick, Ookpik, The Ookpik, Ootpik, Utpick)** G G(Old) Chords, Melody (PDF) Fiddle version (Emily Reisinger), Banjo version (Mike Iverson)
2011-11-12 Peace Behind The Bridge A A(Open) Chords Fiddle version (Emily Reisinger),Fiddle/Banjo version (youtube) Yes Yes Yes
2013-08-07 Policeman A A(Open) Chords Lyrics Singing example in G (m4a), Source version (Spare Change Boys), Banjo version (Chris Dunavant) Yes
2010-10-19 Rebel Raid G G(Old) Chords Band version (Mac Traynham),Banjo version (Adam Hurt) Yes
2007-11-02 Red-haired Boy A A(Open) Chords Banjo version (Mike Iverson) Yes Yes
2014-03-01 Road to Malvern A A(Open) Chords, Melody (PDF) Banjo version (Jeff Norman), Fiddle version (Emily Reisinger), Band version (Light & Hitch) (NOTE: Key of G#) Yes
2014-03-01 Rock All My Babies To Sleep (Waltz) D D(Double) Chords, Melody (PDF) Fiddle version (Emily Reisinger), Band version (youtube) Yes
2013-12-01 Sadie at the Back Door D D(Double) Chords, Melody (PDF) No lyrics. Source version (Jere Canote) Yes
2012-07-12 Sail Away Ladies** A A(Open) Chords Yes Yes
2009-06-12 Sally In The Garden Dm D(Double) Chords Banjo version (Mike Iverson), youtube Yes Yes Yes
2014-03-01 Sal's Got Mud Between Her Toes D D(Double) Chords Fiddle/Banjo version (youtube), Band version (youtube) Yes
2011-09-15 Sandy Boys A A(Open) Chords Lyrics Banjo/Guitar (Chris Dunavant), Banjo version (Jeff Norman) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2012-05-16 Sandy River Belle G G(Old) Chords Banjo version (Jeff Norman) Yes
2012-08-16 Santa Anna's Retreat* A A(Modal) Chords Band (youtube),Notation (pdf) Learning
2014-07-22 Saro (Jane) D D(Double) Chords, Banjo tab Band version (Mac Traynham/Steve Krueger), Band version (Brad Leftwich) Yes
2010-05-12 Say Old Man (I Want Your Daughter) G G(SRB) Chords, Melody (PDF) Banjo version in G (Jeff Norman) Yes
2016-01-20 Say Old Man (I Want Your Daughter) D D(Double) Chords Band version (Flat Iron Stringband)
2007-11-04 Seneca Squaredance G G(Old) Chords, Banjo break, Melody (PDF) Medley w/ Kentucky Mandolin, Banjo version (mp3) Yes Yes Yes
2013-12-08 Shenandoah Falls A A(Open) Chords, Melody (PDF) No lyrics. Source version (New Pilot Mountaineers), Harmonica/Band (youtube) Yes Yes Yes
2012-10-18 Shoes and Stockings G G(Old) Chords Banjo version (Jeff Norman) Yes
2016-01-25 Shove The Pig's Foot Further Into The Fire G G(Old) Chords Fiddle/band version (youtube), Various sources
2014-08-18 Shoo Fly D D(Single) Chords Jam version (Scott Nelson) Yes
2010-01-05 Sisyphus Hill (Jeff Norman) A A(Modal) Chords, Melody (PDF) No lyrics. Banjo version (Jeff Norman)
2013-03-15 Snake Chapman's Tune D D(Double) Chords, Fiddle tab No lyrics. Banjo version (Jeff Norman), Fiddle version (youtube) Yes Yes
2008-09-01 Soldier's Joy D D(Double) Chords Banjo/Guitar version (Chris Dunavant), Banjo version (Mike Iverson) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2012-12-10 Sourwood Mountain A A(Open) Chords Banjo version (Chris Dunavant), Dulcimer version (I.D. Stamper), Banjo version (Mike Iverson) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2010-03-22 Spotted Pony D D(Double) Chords, Melody (PDF) Banjo/Guitar version (Chris Dunavant), Banjo version (Jeff Norman), Group version (youtube) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2010-06-14 Squirrel Heads and Gravy** G G(Open) Chords, Melody (PDF) Banjo version (Jeff Norman)
2016-01-20 Squirrel Hunters A A(modal) Chords Fiddle version (John Hartford), Band version (Youtube) Yes
2013-01-15 Sugar in the Gourd A A(Open) Chords Lyrics Banjo version (Chris Dunavant) Yes
2013-10-10 Sugar Hill D D(Double) Chords Lyrics Band version (youtube), Band version (youtube) Yes
2014-08-19 Swannanoa Waltz D D(Double) Chords, Notation (pdf) No lyrics. Fiddle version (Rayna Gellert)
2014-08-19 Tater Patch A A(Open) Chords No lyrics. Band version (Highwoods Stringband), Fiddle/Banjo version (youtube) Yes
2013-03-14 Teelin Bay Waltz G G(Old) Chords Fiddle version (Emily Reisinger), Fiddle version [straightened] (Emily Reisinger)
2009-07-01 Temperance Reel** G G(Open) Chords, Guitar break Banjo version (Jeff Norman)
2014-08-18 Tippin' Back The Corn A A(Open) Chords Band version (Old Buck) Yes
2014-10-05 Too Young To Marry D D(Double) Chords Band version (Alan Jabbour) Yes
2014-10-20 Train On The Island A A(Open) Chords Fiddle version (Emily Reisinger)
2012-11-06 (Walkin' Up) Georgia Row D D(Double) Chords, Melody Banjo version (Jen Barton), Group version (youtube) Yes Yes Yes Yes
2013-05-03 Where The Whippoorwill Is Whispering Goodnight D D(Double) Chords, Melody (PDF) Band version (Black Twig Pickers) Yes
2007-09-01 Whiskey Before Breakfast D D(Double) Chords, Banjo break Lyrics Banjo version (Mike Iverson), Guitar (slow), Guitar (fast) Yes Yes Yes
2011-10-15 Whiteface* G G(SRB) Chords No lyrics. Banjo version (Jeff Norman),Several versions Yes
2015-12-15 Winder Slide D D(Double) Chords No lyrics. Fiddle version (Rayna Gellert) Yes Yes

* Songs that are crooked or less "standard"

** Songs that we don't play much anymore ... we might want to consider removing or playing more to "recover" them.

 

Old-Time Tune a Week (approximately) (OTTaWa)

Week Song Title Key Lyrics Chords / Notation Sample(s) Requested By
Week 1, July 2013 Barlow Knife G Lyrics Chords Source version (Fuzzy Mountain String Band) Beth
Week 2, July 2013 Johnny Don't Get Drunk D No lyrics. Chords, Melody, Melody Source version (Wild Turkeys), Fiddle version (youtube), Band version (mp3) Carmen
Week 3, July 2013 Logan County Blues D No lyrics. Chords Source version (The Freighthoppers), Tommy Jarrell and Kyle Creed (mp3), Banjo version (youtube), Fiddle version (youtube), Band version (youtube) Chris
Week 4, July 2013 Dubuque D No lyrics. Chords, Melody Source version (Jeff Norman), Fiddle version (mp3), Band version (youtube) Cory
Week 5, August 2013 Cherry River Line A(Modal) Lyrics Chords Source version (Jeff Norman), Fiddle version (youtube), Fiddle/Banjo version (youtube) Jeff
Week 6, August 2013 Policeman A Lyrics Chords Singing example in G (m4a), Source version (Spare Change Boys), Banjo version (Chris Dunavant) Jen
Week 7, August 2013 Cuckoo's Nest D Lyrics Chords Fiddle version (youtube), Slow fiddle version (youtube), Banjo version (Mike Iverson), Mandolin version (youtube), Fiddle how-to version (video) Josh
Week 8, October 2013 On Christmas Eve D Lyrics Chords,Melody (PDF) Source version (youtube), Fiddle (mp3), Band version (mp3) WARNING: Key is C#, Banjo/Guitar version (youtube) Emily
Week 9, October 2013 Candy Girl A No lyrics. Chords Fiddle version (youtube), Fiddle/Guitar (youtube), Source fiddle (youtube) WARNING: Key is G, Fiddle version (youtube) Carmen
Week 10, November 2013 Crow Creek A No lyrics. Chords Fiddle version (youtube), Source version (Wild Turkeys) Chris
Week 11, December 2013 Sadie at the Back Door D No lyrics. Chords, Melody (PDF) Source version (Jere Canote) Jeff
Week 12, December 2013 Shenandoah Falls A No lyrics. Chords, Melody (PDF) Source version (New Pilot Mountaineers), Harmonica/Band (youtube) Jen
Week 13, December 2013 Been All Around This World (Hang Me) D Lyrics Chords Band version (Youtube), Source (jam) version (youtube), Foghorn Stringband version (youtube) WARNING: Key of A!! Josh
Week 14, January 2014 Charleston #2 C No lyrics Chords, Melody (JPG) Source version (Light & Hitch), Banjo version (Jeff Norman), Banjo version (Chris Dunavant) Emily
Week 15, January 2014 Tennessee Mountain Fox Chase C No lyrics Chords Source version (David Bass & Mick Kinney), Band version w/ Bruce Molsky (youtube) Band version (youtube), Banjo/Fiddle version (youtube) Beth
Week 16, January 2014 Flatfoot in the Ashes C No lyrics Chords, Melody (PDF) Source version (Black Twig Pickers), Fiddle lession (Youtube), Banjo version (Youtube), Banjo version (youtube) Cory
Week 17, January 2014 Billy in the Lowground C No lyrics Chords Source version (Indian Run Stringband), Band version w/ Foghorn (youtube) Jen
Week 18, January 2014 Cranberry Rock C No lyrics Chords Source version (Chance McCoy), Banjo/Fiddle version (Dwight Diller), Fiddle version (youtube), Slower fiddle version (vimeo) Josh