Chance McCoy and The Appalachian String Band

- Original Liner Notes

1.  Dance All Night with a Bottle in Your Hand
Source:
John Morris, Clay County, WV
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: cGDAE
Banjo: gEADE

This tune has many different versions and titles, but mine comes from a night of music making at the annual party in Pinch, WV following The Vandalia Gathering. Ben Townsend and I had a rare chance to sit and play with John Morris. This version is inspired by what I learned that night from John. An ageold skill for the fiddler is the ability to pick up a tune on the spot, or at least to come up with something recognizable! I learned these words from the Highwoods String Band.

2.  Indian Ate a Woodchuck
Source:
John Salyer, Magoffin County, KY
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: cGDAE
Banjo: gCGCD
3.  Gospel Plow
Source:
Fred Huffman, Greenbrier County, WV and Jenes Cottrell, Clay County, WV.
 
Tuning:
Banjo: gCGCD
4.  Shelvin Rock
Source:
Ernie Carpenter, Braxton County, WV
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: aAEAE
Banjo: aEAC#E
5.  Betty Baker
Source:
Melvin Wine, Braxton County, WV
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: dGDAD
Banjo: gEADE
6.  Rocky Road to Dublin
Source:
Burl Hammons, Pocahontas County, WV
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: cGDAE
7.  Little Birdie
Source:
Morgan Sexton, Line Fork, KY
 
Tuning:
Banjo: ebBF#G#C#
8.  Yew Piney Mountain
Source:
Ernie Carpenter, Braxton County, WV
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: cGCGC
9.  Lost Girl
Source:
Walter McNew, Wildie, KY
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: cGDAE
Banjo: gCGCD
10.  Lazy John
Source:
Clyde Davenport, Wayne County, KY
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: cGDGB
Banjo: gEADE
11.  Twin Sisters
Source:
Ernie Carpenter, Braxton County, WV
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: dADAE
Banjo: aDADE
12.  Greasy Coat
Source:
Edden Hammonds, Pocahontas County, WV
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: aAEAE
Banjo: aEADE
13.  Little Rose Is Gone
Source:
Wilson Douglas, Clay County, WV
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: cGDAE
Banjo: fDGCD
14.  Cranberry Rock
Source:
Burl Hammons, Pocahontas County, WV
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: cGDAE
Banjo: gCGCD
15.  Little Pink
Source:
William May, Mingo County, WV and Gerry Milnes, Elkins, WV
 
Tuning
Banjo: fCFBbC
16.  Waynesboro
Source:
Edden Hammonds, Pocahontas County, WV
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: cGDAE
Banjo: gDADE
17.  Davey Come Back and Act Like You Ought To
Source:
Delbert Hughes,
Kanawha County, WV
 
Tuning:
Banjo: aEADE
18.  Jimmy Johnson
Source:
Melvin Wine, Braxton County, WV
 
 
Tuning:
Fiddle: aAEAE
Banjo: aAAC#E
19.  Wednesday Night Waltz
Source:
Clark Kessinger, Kanawha County, WV
Tuning:
Fiddle: cGDAE
Banjo: gCGCD
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