Who’s Gonna Talk to Dinah? – Fiddle Tune a Day – Day 339


I first heard Who’s Gonna Talk to Dinah at The Grand Lake National Fiddle Contest, when Junior Marriot and Alita Weisgerber (then Stoneking) played it to win the Twin Fiddle Division at the Contest. As a side note, Fred Stoneking recorded Who’s Gonna Talk to Dinah? on his album Saddle Old Spike. I highly recommend […]

Birdie in a Snowbank – Fiddle Tune a Day – Day 322


I learned Birdie in a Snowbank off of a Fred Stoneking recording. I really appreciate having had a chance to hang around Fred at fiddle contests while I lived in Indiana. I learned some cool old Missouri tunes from Fred, and enjoyed his gentle crustiness. Really, one of the best things about living in Evansville […]

Gold Rush – Fiddle Tune a Day – Day 171


I have spent the last couple of days judging the National Oldtime Fiddler’s Contest, and let me tell you, this is not a job for those who lack stamina. We start judging at 8:00AM, and don’t get done until 10:00PM or later. (They do give us some breaks, and food along the way, but it […]