Bent Mast Sunday Old-Time Jam
Tunes List

Victoria, BC
(Oct 2008 - Oct 2009)


Please Note:
MP3 links point to other websites,
with sample versions similar to the way we play the tunes.



Key of A
(Fiddle Tuning AEAE)

  • Arnold Van Peet's Tune - (Se 20; Oc 25)
  • Bibb County Hoedown (AEAC#) - (24 May)
  • Booth Shot Lincoln - MP3 - YouTube - (N 2,24,30; Ja 11; Jn 14)
  • Breaking Up Christmas - MP3 - (O 19; Mr 22)
  • Buckin' Dunn - (Jn 7)
  • Buffalo Gals - MP3: #1, #2 - YouTube (G) - (N 24; Mr 22; Ap 5; My 3, 24, 31; Se 30)
  • Bull At The Wagon - MP3 - (N 2; Mr 22; My 24; Jn 14)
  • Candy Girl - YouTube - (D 7; F 15; Mr 8,15; Ap 5,26)
  • Chicken & Dumplings - (B part X 3) (G) - (N 24; D 7; Ja 11; Mr 8; Se 21)
  • Chinquapin - MP3 - (N 24; Ja 11)
  • Chinquapin Hunting - 3 pts - "Crooked" Tune - MP3: #1, #2 - (Ja 11)
  • Cotton-Eyed Joe - MP3 - (N 2; Se 20; Oc 25)
  • Cripple Creek - MP3 (G) - (N 30)
  • Crow Creek - MP3 - (N 2; F 8; Ap 26)
  • Crow Little Rooster - MP3 - (N 24)
  • Cumberland Gap - MP3 - (N 2; D 7)
  • Deedle Dee Rag (Title Unknown - from Tom Sauber) - (N 2)
  • Dinah - MP3 - YouTube - (N 2)
  • Double File - MP3 - (Ja 11; F 15; Mr 8,15,22; Ap 5)
  • Fire On The Mountain - MP3 - (N 2)
  • Georgia Railroad (a.k.a. Peter Went A Fishin') - MP3: #1, #2 - YouTube: #1, #2 - (De 7; Fe 15)
  • Get Up In The Cool - MP3 - (Mr 1)
  • Girl I Left On Sandy - (My 24)
  • Going Across The Sea (in A) - MP3: #1, #2 - (O 26; F 15; Mr 1)
  • Great Big Taters In A Sandy Land - (3 pts) MP3 - (F 8; Ap 26; My 24; )
  • Grub Springs - MP3 - (O 19; My 31; Se 20; Oc 25)
  • Gunboat - (a.k.a. Going Down to Georgie-o) - YouTube & pdf & MIDI - (Ja 11; Mr 15; Ap 5; Se 20)
  • Hangman's Reel - 4 pts - MP3 - (D 7; Ja 11; F 8; Mr 8,15,22; Ap 5,19,26; My 3)
  • Hell Amongst The Round Peakers (a.k.a. Up Jumped Trouble/The Devil) - MP3: #1, #2 - (O 26; Ja 11; My 31)
  • Irish Polka - MP3 - (N 24)
  • Jeff Sturgeon - MP3 - YouTube - (Nov 2)
  • Jenny Ran Away In The Mud In The Night (GDGD) - MP3: #1, #2 - (N 30; Ja 18; F 15; Mr 15; Ap 5; Oc 25)
  • John Brown's Dream - MP3 - (N 2; Oc 25)
  • Late For The Dance - MP3 - YouTube: #1, #2, #3 - (O 19,26; N 2,24; D 7; Ja 11; Mr 15,22; Ap 5,19,26; My 3; Se 20; Oc 25)
  • Little Dutch Girl - (N 30)
  • Little Rabbit (Where's Your Mammy) - 5 pts - MP3 - (O 19; Ap 5)
  • Lost Indian - YouTube - (O 26)
  • Old Corn Liquor - MP3 - (O 19)
  • Old Horse & Buggy-O - MP3 - (F 8; Se 20; Oc 25)
  • Old Napper - (O 26)
  • Old Yeller Dog Came Trotting Through The Meeting House - YouTube - (N 2)
  • Police Man - (D 7; My 31)
  • Poor Little Thing Cried Mammy - 3 pts - MP3 - (Ja 11)
  • Red Steer - MP3 - (F 15)
  • Road To Malvern (by Jim Childress) - (Ap 26)
  • Round Town Girls - (Oc 25)
  • Sail Away Ladies - MP3 - (N 2; Mr 15)
  • Sandy Boys - MP3 - (N 2)
  • Say Old Man Can I Have Your Daughter - MP3 - (F 8; Mr 1,8)
  • Shady Grove - (N 2)
  • Sugar In The Gourd - MP3 - (N 2; D 7)
  • Sweet Marie - MP3: #1 (A), #2 (A); #3 (G) - (O 19; N 2; D 28)
  • Texas - MP3 - (F 15; Mr 15,22; Ap 5,26; My 3, 24)
  • Train On The Island - MP3: #1 - #2 - (N 2,23)
  • Trouble In Mind - (F 15; Ap 5)
  • Up Jumped Trouble - (F 15; My 24)
  • Waterbound - MP3 - (N 2)
  • Wolves A Howlin' - (N 30; D 7; Mr 1; My 24)

Key of G
(Fiddle Tuning GDAE)

  • And The Cat Came Back - (Mr 22; Ap 12,19; My 10)
  • Barlow Knife - (Ja 4; Mr 22,29)
  • Big Scioty - MP3 - (Ja 25; Ap 12)
  • Bucking Mule - (Ap 12)
  • Buffalo Gals - (N 16)
  • Cherokee Trail (by John Herrmann) - YouTube - (O 5; N 16; Ja 4,25; Mr 8,22,29; Ap 5,19,26)
  • Cousin Sally Brown - MP3 (in D) - (F 22; Mr 1)
  • Ebenezer (a.k.a. West Virginia Highway) - MP3: #1, #2 - (Ja 4; Ap 26; My 3)
  • Elk River Blues (by Ernie Carpenter) - "Crooked" Tune - MP3 - (O 19; Mr 22; Ap 12; My 3; Jn 7; Oc 4)
  • Feed Your Horse Corn & Hay - MP3: #1, #2 - (O 19; Ap 12)
  • Fort Smith Breakdown - MP3: #1, #2 - (O 19; Ja 25; F 15,22)
  • Girl I Left Behind Me - (Mr 8)
  • Going To Hamburg - MP3 - (Ap 5)
  • Granny (from Henry Reed) - MP3 - (Ap 26)
  • Hang Me - (Ja 4; Ap 26)
  • Jaybird Died Of The Whooping Cough - MP3 - (O 5,19; N 16; Ja 25; F 22; Ap 26)
  • Jenny Ran Away In The Mud In The Night (GDGD) - MP3: #1, #2 - (N 30; Ja 18; F 15)
  • John Paul Jamieson - (Ja 25; Ap 26; My 31)
  • Johnson Girls - (Ja 25; F 22)
  • Josie-O - 3 pts - MP3 - (O 5; Ja 4,18; Mr 22; Ap 5,26; My 3; Jn 28)
  • Ladies On The Steamboat - (Mr 22; Ap 12, 19; My 10; Oc 18)
  • Lazy John - MP3 (in F#) - Lyrics - (O 5,19; Ja 18; Mr 22; Jn 28)
  • Liza Jane - (Ja 4; F 15)
  • Lost Girl - MP3: #1, #2 - (Ap 26)
  • Magnolia One-Step - MP3 - YouTube - (O 19; Ap 12)
  • Moon Behind The Hill (from Melvin Wine) - MP3 - (Ap 26)
  • Nail That Catfish To A Tree (by Steve Rosen) - MP3 - (O 5,19; N 16; Ja 4,18; Mr 8, 22; Ap 26; Jn 28)
  • North Carolina Breakdown Youtube - (My 10; Oc 18)
  • Old Sage Friend - (Ja 25; Mr 1,29; Oc 18)
  • Old Time Billy In The Low Ground (from Gilbert Kelly, Kentucky) - MP3 - (Ap 26)
  • Ora Lee - (N 16; Ja 4,18; Ap 26; Jn 28)
  • Possum On A Rail - MP3 - (Ja 25; F 22; Ap 12)
  • Pretty Little Bird - (D 28; Ja 18)
  • Saddle up the Grey - MP3 - (My 24, 31)
  • Sandy River Belle - MP3 - Video - (O 5; N 16; Mr 29; My 3)
  • Seneca Squaredance (a.k.a. Waiting For The Federales) - MP3 - (O 19; N 16; Ja 4,18,25; F 15,22; Mr 8, 22,29; Ap 5,12,19,26; My 3,10; Jn 28)
  • Sheep & Hogs Walking Thru The Pasture (a.k.a. Hogs and Sheep Goin' to the Pasture) - MP3 - (Ap 12)
  • Shove That Pig's Foot A Littler Closer To The Fire - MP3 - (O 5,19; N 16; D 28; Ja 4,18,25; F 22; Mr 8,22,29; Ap 5,12,26; My 3, 10; Jn 7; Oc 18)
  • Teabag Blues (by Hank Bradley) - MP3 - (O 19)
  • Where's That Preacher With The Rabbi's Wife - MP3 - (Oc 18)
  • Willow On The Lake - Video - (Oc 18)

Key of D
(Fiddle Tuning ADAE)

  • 8th Of January (3 pt) - MP3: #1, #2 - (N 24; D 28; Ja 4; My 3,24)
  • Altamont in D - MP3 (C) - (O 26; D 28)
  • Angeline The Baker - MP3 - (Ja 4; F 15; Ap 5)
  • Apple Blossom - MP3 - (N 2,30)
  • Arkansas Traveller - MP3 - (O 26; D 7; F 15; Mr 8; Ap 12; Oc 18)
  • Backstep Cindy - MP3 - (Mr 1)
  • Black-Eyed Suzie - MP3 - (O 26; N 2,30; D 7; Ja 4,11,18)
  • Boatman - (N 24)
  • Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine - MP3 - (Ap 26)
  • Bonaparte's Retreat - MP3 - (N 16; Ja 4,18; F 8; Ap 19,26; my 24; Jn 28; Oc 18)
  • Cherokee Shuffle - 3 pts - MP3 - (D 28)
  • Chicken Reel - (D 7)
  • Christmas Eve - MP3 - (O 26; Ja 25)
  • Cider Mill - MP3 - (O 26; D 7)
  • Cindy - "Crooked" Tune - YouTube #1 - (O 26; N 2,30; D 7; Ja 4,11; F 8; Jn 28; Se 20; Oc 18,25)
  • Country Waltz - (Ja 25)
  • Cumberland Gap - MP3 - (O 26; N 30; D 7; Mr 22,29)
  • Durang's Hornpipe - MP3 - (N 16,23; F 15; Ap 12)
  • Early Times (by Ben Winship) - (Ja 25)
  • Farewell To Trion - (My 10)
  • Fisher's Hornpipe - (N 16)
  • Five Miles To Town - "Crooked" Tune - MP3: #1, #2 - (O 26; Mr 8,22; Ap 12,19; Jn 7; Oc 25)
  • Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss (a.k.a. Western Country, Susanna Gal) - MP3: #1, #2; YouTube - (O 19; N 16; Mr 22; Ap 12,19; Oc 25)
  • Forky Deer - (Ja 25; Ap 26)
  • Give Me Back My Fifteen Cents - YouTube - (N 24)
  • Going Across The Sea (in D) - MP3: #1, #2 - (O 26; D 28)
  • Grasshopper Sittin' On A Sweet Potato Vine - MP3 - Lyrics - (O 5,19,26; N 2,30; D 28; Ja 4,11,25; F 15; Ap 12; Jn 7)
  • Hang Me - (N 24; D 7; Ap 26)
  • Hawks & Eagles - MP3 - (Ja 25; Mr 8,29)
  • Indian Ate A Woodchuck - MP3 - YouTube - (O 19; Ap 12)
  • Jack Wilson - MP3 - (N 30; D 7,28; Ja 11,25; F 8; Ap 12)
  • Julianne Johnson - MP3 - (O 5,19; N 2,16,30; D 7,28; Ja 4,18; F 15; Mr 8,15,22,29; My 3; Jn 7,28; Oc 25)
  • Jump Jim Crow - MP3 - (O 19; Ap 12)
  • Katy Bar The Door - (Jn 7; Oc 25)
  • Lady On The Lake - (Ap 12)
  • Liberty - MP3 - (Ja 11,18; Oc 25)
  • Life's Fortune (by Erynn Marshall - Wedding Waltz for Pharis & Jason Romero) - (Ap 12,19)
  • Little Gal'll Fool Ya - 5 pts - MP3 - (N 30; D 7; Ja 25; Mr 29)
  • Lost Indian - MP3 - (N 30; D 7)
  • Make A Little Boat (by Kenny Baker) - (O 26)
  • Martha Campbell - MP3 - (D 28)
  • Midnight On The Water - (Jn 28)
  • Mississippi Sawyer - MP3 - (O 5; N 16 23; Ja 18)
  • Molly Put The Kettle On - 3 pts - (Ja 11; F 22)
  • Needlecase - MP3 - (N 16)
  • Old Dubuque - MP3: #1, #2 - (N 16)
  • Over The Waterfall - (N 2l; Ja 18; Jn 7)
  • Polly Put The Kettle On - 3 pts - MP3: #1, #2, #3 - (D 7; Ja 11)
  • Red Lick - MP3 - (O 19; N 2; D 28; Ja 4; Mr 1)
  • Rochester Schottische - Mp3: #1, #2, #3 - (N 2,24,30; D 7; Ja 11,25; Ap 12,19; Oc 18)
  • Rockingham Cindy - (Ap 19,26)
  • Sail Away Ladies - MP3 (A) - (Ja 4)
  • Sally Ann - 3 pts - MP3 - (N 2,23,30; D 7; Ja 4; Mr 29; Ap 12; Oc 25)
  • Sal's Got Mud Between Her Toes - MP3 - (O 5; Ja 18; F 15; Ap 26; Jn 28; Oc 25)
  • Sharpe's Hornpipe - (Ap 12)
  • Soldier's Joy - MP3 - (N 2,30; D 7; Ja 11)
  • Spring Creek Gal - (Ap 12; Jn 7)
  • Sugar Hill - YouTube: #1, #2 - Lyrics - (O 19; Ja 18; F 15; Mr 8,15; Ap 19; Oc 25)
  • Susanna Gals - (a.k.a. Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss; Western Country) - (Mr 29; Ap 12)
  • Swannanoa Waltz (by Rayna Gellert) - MP3 - (O 5; N 16; Ja 4,18; Mr 15; My 15; Jn 28; Oc 18)
  • Teardrop (by Ruari McLennan) - (N 16)
  • The Bent Mast (by Mike Brooks) - (O 5; Ja 4)
  • Trouble In Mind - (Mr 1,22)
  • Walking In The Parlour - (Jn 7)
  • Washington's March - MP3: #1, #2 - (Ap 26)
  • Waterbound - MP3 - (O 5; N 16; Ja 4; Ap 26; Jn 28)
  • Western Country - (a.k.a. Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss; Susanna Gal) - (F 15; Mr 8,15,22; Ap 5;12)
  • West Fork Gals - MP3 - (O 26; N 2; Ap 12)
  • Whiskey Before Breakfast - (O 5; Ap 19)
  • Winder Slide - MP3 - (D 7; Ja 18)

Key of C
(Fiddle Tuning GDAE)

  • Billy In The Lowground - MP3 #1 - more MP3s - (O 5)
  • Old Gray Goose - MP3 - (Ja 4)
  • Old Joe - MP3: #1, #2 - (F 15)
  • Road To Malvern JIm Childress - (Ap 26)
  • Wagoner One Step - MP3 - (O 5; Jn 28)

Modal Keys

A Modal (Dorian)

  • 28th of January - (N 2)
  • Cluck Old Hen - (My 24)
  • Greasy Coat - (Ador AEAE) - "Crooked" Tune - 3 pts - MP3 - YouTube - (Mr 1)
  • Hobart's Transformation - (Jn 7)
  • John Riley The Shepherd - (Ador GDAE) - MP3 - (O 5; Ap 26; Oc 18)

A Mixolydian

  • Benton's Dream (Benton Flippen) - YouTube - (My 31)
  • Cluck Old Hen - (My 3)
  • Fine Times At Our House - (Jun 7)
  • Icy Mountain - (Amix AEAE) - MP3 - (O 19; N 2)
  • June Apple - (Amix AEAE) - MP3 - (O 26; D 7; Ja 11; F 15; Mr 1,8,15; Ap 26; Oc 25)
  • Little Doney - (Amix AEAE) - MP3 - (F 15; Ap 26; My 24)
  • Lonesome John - (Jn 7)
  • Old Joe Clark - (Amix) - (Mr 22)
  • Rock Andy - (Amix AEAE) - MP3: #1, #2 - (D 28; My 3)
  • Shakin' Down The Acorns - (Amix GDAE) - MP3 - (O 5; D 28)
  • Squirrel Hunter - (Amix GDAE) - MP3 - (D 28; Mr 8; Ap 5; My 3)

G Mixolydian

  • Darker The Night (The Better I Can See) - (Gmix GDAE) - YouTube (Cmix) - MP3 (Cmix) - (D 28; Ja 4; Mr 1)
  • Goodbye Girls, I'm Going To Boston - (Gmix GDAE) - MP3: #1, #2 - (D 28)
  • Pateroller (by Hobart Smith) - (Gmix GDAE) - Video - (Mr 1)

D Mixolydian

  • Kickin' Up The Devil On A Holiday - (Dmix ADAE) - MP3 - (D 28; Mr 1,15; Ap 5; Jn 28)
  • Little Maggie - (Dmix ADAE) - (N 2; My 3)
  • Roscoe's Gone (by Hank Bradley) - (Dmix ADAE) - MP3 - YouTube - (O 5; N 16; Ja 4,18; F 15; Mr 1,8,15,22; Ap 5; My 24; Jn 28)
  • Sadie At The Back Door (by Jere Canote) - (Dmix ADAE) - Video - (O 5; N 16; Ja 4,18; F 8; Mr 1,15,22; Ap 5; My 24; Jn 28)