Old Time Music for Guitar Compilation

Old Time Music for Guitar Compilation

Old-time music is a genre of North American folk music. It developed along with various North American folk dances, such as square dancing, clogging, and buck dancing. It is played on acoustic instruments, generally centering on a combination of fiddle and plucked string instruments (most often the guitar and banjo). This collection arranges some of the best loved old time tunes for Guitar solo in tab and standard notation. Easy to Intermediate Level.

1.   Shove That Pig's Foot a Little Further Into the Fir...

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"Shove That Pig's Foot a Little Further into the Fire" is a traditional American folk tune, more specifically an old-time fiddle tune. While its exact origins are unknown, as with many folk tunes, it's been passed down through generations of musicians, especially in the Appalachian region.This tune is typically played in the key of G and is structured in the traditional AABB form, which is common in American fiddle tunes. The title refers to an old method of cooking in which a pig's foot might be slowly moved closer to a fire to cook it gradually.



Shove That Pig's Foot a Little Further Into the Fir...


2.   Shenandoah Falls

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"Shenandoah Falls" is another traditional American old-time tune, often played on the fiddle but can also be adapted for other instruments. It's a lively and upbeat tune, typically performed at a brisk tempo, which is characteristic of many old-time fiddle tunes.The tune is a favorite at bluegrass and old-time music gatherings and takes its name from the waterfalls in the Shenandoah Valley and river in Virginia and West Virginia.



Shenandoah Falls


3.   Bonapart Crossing the Rocky Mountains

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"Bonaparte Crossing the Rocky Mountains" is probably an Amercanisation of several European titles of this piece: "Bonaparte Crossing the Alps", "Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine" and "Bonaparte's March." It almost certainly was written to commemorate a real historic eventóBonaparte was involved in the Rhine campaign of 1796 and crossed the Alps in May, 1800. The hornpipe remains popular throughout Britain, Ireland and North America.



Bonapart Crossing the Rocky Mountains


4.   The Possum's Tail is Bare

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The Possum's Tail is Bare


5.   Sandy River Belles

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Sandy River Belles


6.   Waiting for Nancy

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Waiting for Nancy


7.   John Stenson's No. 2

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John Stenson's No. 2


8.   Old Bell Cow
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Old Bell Cow
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9.   Greasy Coat
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Greasy Coat
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10.   Sinclair's Mandolin
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Sinclair's Mandolin
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11.   Sackett's Harbor
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Sackett's Harbor
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12.   Down at the Mouth of Old Stinson
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Down at the Mouth of Old Stinson
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