Old-Time Tune Themes

Tunes played in Victoria BCs Old-Time Jams

Analysis by Wendy Anthony (26 Dec 2008)

Index of Themes: Geography | Plants | Animals | Birds | Items | Events | Dances | Cultural | Gals | Guys


Geography

Key of A

Key of G

Key of D

Key of C

Modal Keys


Bibb County Breakdown

Big Sciota

5 Miles From Town

Billy In The Lowground

Boating Up Sandy


Black Jack Grove

Cherokee Trail

Arkansas Traveler

Down In Little Egypt

Ducks On The Pond


Brushy Fork Of John's Creek

Elk River Blues

Brushy Run

East Tennessee Blues

Icy Mountain


Crow Creek

Fort Smith Breakdown

Cumberland Gap

Farewell To Trion

Salt River


Cumberland Gap

Going Back To Fielden

Dry & Dusty

Mississippi Breakdown

Wild Hog In The Woods


Fine Times At Our House

Going To Hamburg

Ducks On A Millpond

Texas Gals



Fire On the Mountain

Lost Creek

Going Across The Sea

Tuscaloosa Waltz



Going Across The Sea

Moon Behind The Hill

Idlewood




Grub Springs

Muddy Roads

Mississippi Sawyer




Kansas City Reel

Old Plantation

Old Dubuque




Old Yeller Dog Runnin' Through The Meeting House

Peeler Creek Waltz

Old Missouri




Richmond

Sandy River Belle

Over The Waterfall




Shady Grove

Stony Point

Red Lick




Shelvin' Rock

Tennessee Breakdown

Robinson County




Texas

Texas Barbed Wire

Rochester Schottische




Train On The Island


Rocky Mountain Goat




Waterbound


Sal's Got Mud Between Her Toes






Spring Creek Gal






Sugar Hill






Swannanoa Waltz






Waterbound






Westfork Gals









   

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Plants

Key of A

Key of G

Key of D

Key of C

Modal Keys


Chinquapin Hunting

Blackberry Blossom

Apple Blossom

Four Cent Cotton

June Apple


Cotton-Eye Joe

Feed Your Horse Corn & Hay

Cider Mill


Shakin' Down The Acorns


Old Corn Liquor

Magnolia One-Step

Folding Down The Sheet


Tater Patch


Sugar In the Guord

Nail That Catfish To A Tree

Grasshopper Sittin' On A Sweetpotato Vine




Zack Wheat's Piece


Rose Tree






Whiskey Before Breakfast









   

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Animals

Key of A

Key of G

Key of D

Key of C

Modal Keys


Bull At The Wagon

Buffalo Gals

Black Snake Bit Me On The Toe


Hog-Eyed Man


Granny Does Your Dog Bite

Elk River Blues

Fisher's Hornpipe


John Riley The Shepherd


Ground Hog

Feed Your Horse Corn & Hay

Forked Deer


Pretty Little Dog


Hog Eye

Flop-Eared Mule

Grasshopper Sittin' On A Sweetpotato Vine


Sadie At The Back Door


L'Ville / Snake Hunt

Horses In The Canebreak

Indian Ate A Woodchuck


Squirrel Hunter


Little Rabbit Where's Your Mammy

Nail That Catfish To A Tree

Old Molly Hare


Wild Hog In The Woods


Old Horse & Buggy-O

Old Grey Mare

Pig Ankle Rag




Old Yeller Dog Runnin' Through The Meeting House

Saddle Up The Grey

Rabbit In A Pea Patch





Shove That Pig's Foot Closer To The Fire

Rocky Mountain Goat





Stump Tailed Dog

Single Footed Horse





Wolves A Howlin'

Spotted Pony















   

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Birds

Key of A

Key of G

Key of D

Key of C

Modal Keys


Crow Creek

Blue Goose

Cuckoo's Nest

Old Grey Goose

Cluck Old Hen


Grey Eagle

Chicken & Dumplings

Ducks On The Millpond


Ducks On The Pond



Jaybird Died Of The Whooping Cough

Hawks & Eagles





Magpie

Jump Jim Crow





Ootpik Waltz






Shoot That Turkey Buzzard










   

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Items

Key of A

Key of G

Key of D

Key of C

Modal Keys


Bull At The Wagon

Barlow Knife

Fortune

Wagoner One-Step

Old Bunch Of Keys


Cookhouse Joe

Cowhide Boots

Katy Bar The Door


Sadie At The Back Door


Double File

Gate To Go Through

Needle Case




Old Horse & Buggy-O

Puncheon Floor

Rock The Cradle Joe






Rusty Gun






Ship In The Clouds






Shove That Pig's Foot Closer To The Fire









   

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Events

Key of A

Key of G

Key of D

Key of C

Modal Keys


8th of January

Bound To Have A Little Fun

28th of January

Billy In The Lowground

Roscoe's Gone


Booth Shot Lincoln

Dance All Night With A Bottle In My Hand

Bonaparte's Retreat


Sadie At The Backdoor


Bull At The Wagon

Feed Your Horse Corn & Hay

Christmas Eve


Shakin' Down The Acorn


Chinquapin Hunting

Going Back To Fielden

Give Me Back My Fifteen Cents




Fine Times At Our House

Going To Hamburg

Grasshopper Sitting On A Sweet Potato Vine




Fire On The Mountain

Jaybird Died Of TheWhooping Cough

Hang Me




Going Across The Sea

Jenny Ran Away In The Mud In The Night

Indian Ate A Woodchuck




Hell Amongst The Round Peakers

Nail That Catfish To A Tree

Little Girl Will Fool Me




John Brown's Dream

Saddle Up The Grey

Make A Little Boat




Late For The Dance

Shoot That Turkey Buzzard

Sal's Got Mud Between Her Toes




Old Yeller Dog Runnin 'Through The Meeting House

Shove That Pig's Foot Closer To The Fire

Soldier's Joy




Snake Hunt

Wolves A Howlin'

Walkin' In The Parlour




Train On The Island


Whiskey Before Breakfast









   

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Dances

Key of A

Key of G

Key of D

Key of C

Modal Keys


Big Hoedown

Bound To Have A Little Fun

Durang's Hornpipe

Barndance Polka

Damion's Winder


Breakin' Up Xmas

Dance All Night With A Bottle In My Hand

Kickin' Up The Devil On A Holiday




Cherokee Shuffle

Dixie Hoedown

Too Young To Marry




Fine Times At Our House

Fort Smith Breakdown

Winder Slide




Hangman's Reel

Hopscotch Polka

Woodchopper's Reel




Kansas City Reel

Miss McLeod's Reel





Miller's Reel

Roustabout










   

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Cultural

Key of A

Key of G

Key of D

Key of C

Modal Keys


Cherokee Shuffle

Coloured Aristocracy

Cherokee Trail

Down In Little Egypt



Little Dutch Girl

Seneca Squaredance

Chinese Breakdown





Lost Indian

Indian Ate A Woodchuck






Kiowa Special









   

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Gals

Key of A

Key of G

Key of D

Key of C

Modal Keys


Dinah

Buffalo Gals

Angeline The Baker

Texas Gals

Doney


Granny Does Your Dog Bite

Cousin Sally Brown

Backstep Cindy


Growling Old Man, Grumbling Old Woman


Little Dutch Girl

Girl I Left Behind Me

Black-Eyed Suzie


June Apple


Little Rabbit Where's Your Mammy

Josie-O

Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss


Kitchen Girl


Old Ma Flanagan

Miss McLeod's Reel

Julianne Johnson


Little Maggie


Sail Away Ladies

Ora Lee

Katie Bar The Door


Sadie At The Backdoor


Sally Goodin'

Sandy River Belle

Little Gal Will Fool Me


Santa Anna's Retreat


Sweet Marie


Polly Put The Kettle On






Ragtime Annie






Sal's Got Mud Between Her Toes






Sally Ann






Sally Johnson






Spring Creek Gals






Twin Sisters






Waiting For Nancy






West Fork Gals









   

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Guys

Key of A

Key of G

Key of D

Key of C

Modal Keys


Bill Cheatum

Ebeneezer

Bonaparte's Retreat

Billy In The Lowground

Elzick's Farewell


Black Jack Grove

Lazy John

Durang's Hornpipe

Boston Boy

Growling Old Man, Grumbling Old Woman


Boatman

Old Billy Hell

Grott's

Flat Foot Henry

Hog-Eyed Man


Bob Will's Tune

Rosco

Jack Wilson

Old Joe

John Riley The Shepherd


Booth Shot Lincoln

Tom Bigbee Waltz

Johnny Don't Get Drunk


Roscoe's Gone


Brushy Fork Of John's Creek

Walk Along John

Marmaduke




Cookhouse Joe


Old Jimmy Sutton




Hangman's Reel


Rock The Cradle Joe




Jeff Sturgeon






John Brown's Dream






Little Billy Wilson






Old Joe Clark






Policeman






Sandy Boys





   

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Themes: Geography | Plants | Animals | Birds | Items | Events | Dances | Cultural | Gals | Guys

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Conception & Orchestration by Wendy Anthony

Updated 27 Dec 2008

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