Irish American Jig – Fiddle Tune a Day – Day 202

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Today, I didn’t have any specific tune in mind to play, so I went to Cole’s 1000 Fiddle Tunes, as I often do when I’m lacking tune inspiration. I played through a handful of tunes before coming to this one. It has a memorable melody, and I liked the fact that the B Part is […]

My Darling Nellie Gray – Fiddle Tune a Day – Day 201

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My Darling Nellie Gray is another tune that I first heard at the Gambler’s Draw contest at the American Heritage Music Festival in Grove, OK. As I recall, somebody else got out on the tune, and after the contest, I had Junior Marriott teach me the tune. He said that the first part is basically […]