Wendy's Old-Time Tunes List

Oct 2002 - 2017
Played in-and-around Victoria, BC:
Spiral Cafe, Bent Mast Pub, Solstice Cafe, VBA, Various Old-Time Jams, & My "Front Porch"


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 Pelt's Tune - MP3
  • Bibb County Hoedown (AEAC#) - YouTube
  • Big-Eyed Rabbit - MP3
  • Big Hoedown - MP3
  • Boatman - MP3
  • Booth Shot Lincoln - MP3 - YouTube
  • Black Jack Grove - YouTube
  • Breaking Up Christmas - MP3 - Lyrics
  • Buckin' Dun (a.k.a. Bob Tailed Mule) MP3, YouTube
  • Buffalo Gals - MP3: #1, #2 - YouTube (G)
  • Bull At The Wagon - MP3
  • Candy Girl - MP3 - YouTube: #1, #2
  • Chicken & Dumplings - YouTube (GDGD) - (B part X 3) (G)
  • Chinquapin - MP3, YouTube
  • Chinquapin Hunting - 3 pts - "Crooked" Tune - MP3
  • Cotton-Eyed Joe - MP3 - Lyrics
  • Creeks All Muddy - MP3: #1, #2
  • Crow Creek - MP3 - YouTube
  • Crow Little Rooster - MP3
  • Cumberland Gap - MP3
  • Dinah - MP3: #1, #2 - YouTube
  • Dusty Miller - YouTube
  • Fire On The Mountain - MP3
  • Georgia Railroad (a.k.a. Peter Went A Fishin') - MP3 - YouTube: #1, #2
  • Get Up In The Cool - MP3
  • Girl I Left On Sandy - YouTube
  • Going Across The Sea (in A) - MP3
  • Goodbye Liza Jane - YouTube
  • Grandpa's Favorite - MP3
  • Granny (from Henry Reed) - MP3
  • Great Big Taters In A Sandy Land - 3 pts - MP3: #1, #2
  • Grey Eagle - YouTube: #1, #2
  • Grey Haired Dancing Girl - MP3: #1, #2
  • Ground Hog - MP3
  • Grub Springs - MP3 - YouTube
  • Gunboat - (a.k.a. Going Down to Georgie-o) - YouTube - pdf & MIDI
  • Hangman's Reel - 4 pts - MP3 - YouTube
  • Hell Amongst The Round Peakers (a.k.a. Up Jumped Trouble/The Devil) - MP3
  • Ice House (by Matt Gordon - for Augusta Jams) - MP3
  • Indian On A Stump - MP3
  • Irish Polka - MP3
  • Jenny Ran Away In The Mud In The Night - MP3
  • Jim Shank - (a.k.a. Jimmy Shank, Jim Shanks) - MP3: #1, #2, YouTube
  • John Brown's Dream - MP3 - Video
  • Kansas City Reel - YouTube
  • Late For The Dance - MP3 - YouTube: #1, #2, #3
  • L'Ville - (a.k.a. Snake Hunt) - MP3: #1. #2 - YouTube (in G)
  • Little Billy Wilson - MP3: #1, #2
  • Little Dutch Girl - YouTube
  • Little Girl With Her Hair All Down Behind - MP3
  • Little Rabbit (Where's Your Mammy) - 5 pts - MP3
  • Lost Indian - YouTube
  • Millers' Reel - MP3
  • Old Corn Liquor - MP3
  • Old Horse & Buggy-O - MP3: #1, #2
  • Old Ma Flanagan - MP3
  • Old Napper - MP3: #1, #2
  • Police Man - Lyrics
  • Poor Little Thing Cried Mammy - 3 pts - MP3
  • Red Prairie Dawn (by Garry Harrison R.I.P.) - YouTube
  • Red Steer - MP3
  • Richmond - MP3
  • Road To Malvern (by Jim Childress, WVa) - MP3: #1, #2
  • Sail Away Ladies - MP3: #1, #2 - Video
  • Sally Goodin' - Lyrics
  • Sandy Boys - MP3: #1, #2 - Lyrics
  • Say Old Man Can I Have Your Daughter - MP3: #1, #2 (in G), #3 (in D)
  • Shady Grove
  • Sugar In The Gourd - MP3 - Lyrics
  • Sweet Marie - MP3: #1 (A), #2 (A); #3 (G) - YouTube
  • Three Thin Dimes - MP3
  • Train On The Island - MP3: #1 - #2 - Lyrics
  • Trouble In Mind
  • Up Jumped Trouble
  • Walk On John To Kansas
  • Waterbound - MP3
  • Wolves A Howlin' - Lyrics
  • Zach Wheat's Piece

Key of D
(Fiddle Tuning ADAE)

  • 8th Of January - 3 pt - MP3: #1, #2
  • Ain't Got No Honey Babe Now - YouTube (in A), Lyrics
  • Angeline The Baker - MP3
  • Apple Blossom - MP3
  • Arkansas Traveller - MP3
  • Ashokan Farewell - (by Jay Ungar) - MP3
  • Backstep Cindy - MP3
  • Belles of Lexington - MP3
  • Big Gray Cat on the Tennessee Farm - YouTube
  • Big Liza Jane - MP3
  • Black-Eyed Suzie - MP3 - Lyrics
  • Black Snake Bit Me On The Toe - MP3
  • Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine - MP3
  • Bonaparte's Retreat - MP3
  • Camp Meeting On the 4th of July - MP3: #1, #2 - YouTube
  • Cherokee Shuffle - 3 pts - MP3
  • Chicken Reel
  • Chinese Breakdown - MP3: #1, #2
  • Christmas Eve - MP3
  • Cider Mill - MP3: #1. #2 - Video
  • Cindy - "Crooked" Tune - YouTube
  • Country Waltz
  • Cuckoo's Nest
  • Cumberland Gap - MP3: #1, #2
  • Dry and Dusty - YouTube
  • Duck River - MP3 - YouTube
  • Ducks On The Millpond - MP3: #1, #2 - Lyrics
  • Durang's Hornpipe - MP3: #1, #2
  • Fisher's Hornpipe
  • Five Miles To Town - "Crooked" Tune (a.k.a. Five Miles Out of Town) - MP3: #1, #2, #3
  • Foldin' Down The Sheets- MP3
  • Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss (a.k.a. Western Country, Susanna Gal) - MP3: #1, #2; Video: #1, #2
  • Forky Deer - MP3 - 5 pt - - (a.k.a. Forked Deer) - YouTube (at 3 min)
  • Fortune - MP3 - Lyrics
  • Gilsaw
  • Give Me Back My Fifteen Cents - YouTube
  • Going Across The Sea (in D) - MP3
  • Grasshopper Sittin' On A Sweet Potato Vine - MP3 - Lyrics
  • Green Willis - MP3: #1, #2
  • Grotts - MP3: #1, #2
  • Hang Me
  • Hawks & Eagles - MP3: #1, #2 - Video
  • Idlewood (by Chirps Smith) - MP3: #1, #2 - YouTube
  • Indian Ate A Woodchuck - Mp3: #1, #2 - YouTube
  • Jack Wilson - MP3: #1, #2
  • John Lover's Gone - MP3
  • Johnny, Don't Come Home Drunk - MP3
  • Julianne Johnson - MP3
  • Jump Jim Crow - MP3
  • Katy Bar The Door - MP3
  • Kiowa Special - MP3: #1, #2
  • Liberty - MP3
  • Life's Fortune (by Erynn Marshall - Wedding Waltz for Pharis & Jason Romero) - MP3
  • Little Gal'll Fool Ya - 5 pts - MP3: #1 (in A), #2
  • Lost Indian - MP3
  • Marmaduke
  • Martha Campbell - MP3
  • Midnight On The Water (by Luke Thomasson) - MP3
  • Mississippi Sawyer - MP3: #1, #2
  • Molly Put The Kettle On - 3 pts - MP3
  • Nancy - MP3: #1, #2
  • Needlecase - MP3
  • Nixon's Farewell (by Curt Bouterse) - MP3
  • Old Dubuque - MP3: #1, #2
  • Old Jimmy Sutton - MP3
  • Old Missouri - (Chirp Smith Tune) - MP3: #1, #2
  • Old Molly Hare - Lyrics
  • Old Mother Logo (D/G) - Video
  • Over The Waterfall
  • Petronella
  • Pig Ankle Rag
  • Polly Put The Kettle On - 3 pts - MP3: #1, #2, #3
  • Possum Up A Gum Stump
  • Rabbit In The Pea Patch
  • Ragtime Annie - 3 pt - MP3
  • Red Lick - MP3
  • Robinson County
  • Rochester Schottische - Mp3: #1, #2, #3, #4 - YouTube
  • Rockingham Cindy
  • Rock The Cradle Joe - MP3: #1, #2
  • Rocky Mountain Goat
  • Rose Tree
  • Sailing Over England - MP3
  • Sally Ann - 3 pts - MP3: #1, #2
  • Sally Johnson - YouTube
  • Sal's Got Mud Between Her Toes - MP3
  • Sharpe's Hornpipe
  • Ship In The Clouds - MP3 - YouTube
  • Shuffle About - MP3: #1, #2
  • Single Footin' Horse - MP3: #1, #2
  • Soap Bubbles Over The Fence (a.k.a. Too Young To Marry)
  • Soldier's Joy - MP3
  • Spotted Pony - MP3
  • Spring Creek Gal - MP3
  • St. Anne's Reel
  • Sugar Hill - YouTube: #1, #2 - Lyrics
  • Susanna Gals - (a.k.a. Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss; Western Country) - Video
  • Swannanoa Waltz (by Rayna Gellert) - MP3
  • Sweet Bundy - MP3: #1, #2
  • The Mayor is a Good Old Boy (by Hank Bradley) - MP3
  • Too Young To Marry (a.k.a. Soap Bubbles Over The Fence) - MP3
  • Trouble In Mind
  • Twin Sisters - MP3: #1, #2
  • Waitin' For Nancy - (by Curt Bouterse) - MP3
  • Waiting For The Boatman - MP3
  • Walking In The Parlour
  • Washington's March - MP3: #1, #2
  • Waterbound - MP3
  • We'll Die In The Pig Pen Fighting - MP3: #1, #2
  • Western Country - (a.k.a. Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss; Susanna Gal)
  • West Fork Gals - MP3
  • Whiskey Before Breakfast
  • Winder Slide (by Joe La Rose) - MP3 - YouTube
  • Wood Chopper's Reel
  • Wooden Nickel - MP3

Key of G
(Fiddle Tuning GDAE)

  • And The Cat Came Back - MP3: #1, #2, YouTube
  • Barlow Knife - Lyrics
  • Big Footed Man In The Sandy Lot - MP3
  • Big Scioty - MP3
  • Bitter Creek - MP3
  • Blackberry Blossom - MP3
  • Blue Goose - MP3
  • Bound To Have A Little Fun - MP3: #1, #2
  • Bostony - MP3
  • Brushy Run - MP3: #1, #2, #3; Video
  • Bucking Mule
  • Buffalo Gals
  • Charleston Gals - MP3 - YouTube
  • Cherokee Trail (by John Herrmann) - YouTube
  • Coloured Aristocracy - MP3
  • Cowhide Boots
  • Cousin Sally Brown - MP3 (in D)
  • Cripple Creek - MP3: #1, #2 - Lyrics
  • Crooked Stovepipe
  • Cumberland Gap - Lyrics
  • Cuttin' At The Point
  • Danced All Night, With A Bottle In My Hand - YouTube - Lyrics
  • Did You Ever See The Devil Uncle Joe (a.k.a. Hop High Ladies, Miss McLeod's Reel) - MP3 - Lyrics
  • Dill Pickle Rag
  • Dixie Hoedown - MP3
  • Eadle Alley (by Melvin Wine) - MP3
  • Ebenezer (a.k.a. West Virginia Highway) - MP3: #1, #2
  • Elk River Blues (by Ernie Carpenter) - "Crooked" Tune - MP3: #1, #2
  • Feed Your Horse Corn & Hay - MP3: #1, #2
  • Flatwoods - MP3: #1, #2
  • Flop-Eared Mule (G/D) - MIDI
  • Fort Smith Breakdown - MP3: #1, #2
  • Gate To Go Through
  • Girl I Left Behind Me - Lyrics
  • Going Back To Fielden - MP3
  • Going To Hamburg - MP3: #1, #2
  • Golden Slippers
  • Greenback Dolly-O - MP3
  • Hang Me
  • Hickory
  • Hop Scotch Polka - MP3: #1, #2
  • Horny Ewe - MP3
  • Hosses In The Canebreak
  • Indian War Whoop - YouTube
  • Irish Waltz - MP3: #1, #2
  • Jaybird Died Of The Whooping Cough - MP3
  • Jimmy Johnson - Video
  • John Paul Jamieson (a.k.a. John Rawl Jamieson or John Rawls Jamieson) - MP3
  • Johnson Girls
  • Josie-O - 3 pts - MP3: #1 - #2
  • Katy Hill
  • Ladies On The Steamboat
  • La Grande Chaine
  • Lazy John - MP3 - Lyrics
  • Leather Britches
  • Liza Jane - MP3 - YouTube
  • Lost Creek (G/D)
  • Lost Girl - MP3: #1, #2
  • Magnolia One-Step - MP3 - YouTube
  • Magpie
  • Marmaduke
  • Millers Reel
  • Moon Behind The Hill (from Melvin Wine) - MP3: #1, #2
  • Muddy Roads (G/D) - MP3: #1, #2
  • Nail That Catfish To A Tree (by Steve Rosen) - MP3
  • Newport Breakdown - MP3
  • North Carolina Breakdown - YouTube
  • Old Aunt Jenny With Her Nightcap On - MP3 - YouTube: #1, #2, #3
  • Old Billy Hell - MP3: #1, #2
  • Old Gray Mare
  • Old Plantation (The) - MP3: #1, #2
  • Old Sage Friend - MP3
  • Old Time Billy In The Low Ground (from Gilbert Kelly, Kentucky) - MP3: #1, #2
  • Old Yeller Dog Came Trotting Through The Meeting House
  • Ora Lee - YouTube
  • Peeler Creek Waltz - MP3
  • Possum On A Rail - MP3
  • Prettiest Little Girl In The County-O - MP3
  • Pretty Little Bird
  • Puncheon Floor
  • Red Wing
  • Roscoe
  • Round Town Girls (a.k.a. Buffalo Gals) - MP3: #1, #2
  • Roustabout - MP3: MP3
  • Saddle up the Grey - YouTube
  • Sally Johnson - MP3: #1, #2
  • Sandy River Belle - MP3 - Video
  • Seneca Squaredance (a.k.a. Waiting For The Federales) - MP3
  • Sheep & Hogs Walking Thru The Pasture (a.k.a. Hogs and Sheep Goin' to the Pasture) - MP3 - YouTube (2:12)
  • Shoes & Stockings - MP3
  • Shoot That Turkey Buzzard
  • Shove That Pig's Foot A Little Closer To The Fire - MP3
  • Someone I Love
  • Springfield Girl - MP3 - YouTube
  • Stoney Point - 4 pts - (a.k.a. Wild Horses at Stoney Point) - YouTube
  • Stump Tailed Dog - MP3: #1, #2
  • Teabag Blues (by Hank Bradley) - MP3
  • Temperance Reel
  • Tennessee Breakdown
  • Texas Bob War (a.k.a. Barbed Wire)
  • Tom Bigbee Waltz - MP3: #1, #2
  • Twinkle Little Star - YouTube: #1, #2, #3
  • Walk Along John
  • Walking In My Sleep
  • Where's That Preacher With The Rabbi's Wife - MP3
  • Willow On The Lake (by Rayna Gellert) - Video
  • Wink The Other Eye - MP3: #1, #2
  • Year Of The Jubilo

Key of C
(Fiddle Tuning GDAE)

  • Altamont - MP3
  • Barndance Polka - MP3
  • Billy In The Lowground - MP3: #1 - more MP3s
  • Boston Boy - MP3: #1, #2 - YouTube
  • Chinese Breakdown - MP3
  • Down In Little Egypt - MP3: #1, #2
  • East Tennessee Blues - YouTube
  • Farewell To Trion - 3 pts - MP3: #1, #2 - YouTube
  • Fiddler's Drunk, Fun's All Over - MP3: #1, #2 - YouTube
  • Flat Foot Henry - MP3 - YouTube
  • Four Cent Cotton - YouTube
  • Mississippi Breakdown - YouTube
  • None of Your Business - MP3
  • Old Gray Goose - MP3
  • Old Joe - MP3: #1, #2, #3
  • Poor Girls Waltz (by Andy de Jarlis) - YouTube
  • Snowdrop (by Kirk McGee) - MP3: #1, #2
  • Tennessee Wagner - MP3
  • Texas Gals - YouTube: #1, #2
  • Tuscaloosa Waltz - MP3
  • Wagoner One Step - (a.k.a. Devil on a Stump) MP3 - YouTube

Calico Tunes
(Fiddle Tuning AEAC#)

  • Crow Creek
  • Drunken Hiccups (a.k.a. Jack of Diamonds, Rye Wiskey) - YouTube
  • Grigsby's Hornpipe - MP3
  • Hangman's Reel / Reel du Pendu - MP3, YouTube
  • Laughing Boy - MP3: #1, #2
  • Lost Indian - MP3
  • The Scolding Wife - MP3: #1, #2

Drop-D (DDAD) Tunes
(Fiddle Tuning DDAD)

  • Bonnaparte's Retreat - MP3 - YouTube
  • New Coat of Paint (by Erynn Marshall) - MP3
  • Trouble On The Mind - MP3

GDAD Tunes
(Fiddle Tuning GDAD)

  • Betty Baker - MP3
  • Flatwoods - MP3: #1, #2
  • Rusty Gun
  • Saddle Up The Grey - MP3

Modal Keys

E Modal

A Modal (Dorian)

  • 28th of January - MP3, YouTube: #1, #2
  • Brushy Fork Of John's Creek - YouTube
  • Cold Frosty Morning - MP3
  • Ducks On The Pond - MP3: #1, #2
  • Elzic's Farewell - MP3: #1, #2, #3, #4
  • Greasy Coat - (AEAE) - "Crooked" Tune - 3 pts - MP3, YouTube: #1 - #2
  • Great High Wind That Blew the Low Post Down - MP3 - Video: #1, #2 - Lyrics
  • Growling Old Man and Grumbling Old Woman - MP3
  • Hobart's Transformation - MP3
  • Hog Eyed Man - MP3: #1, #2 - Lyrics
  • John Riley The Shepherd - (GDAE) - MP3: #1, #2, #3 - YouTube
  • June Apple - (Amix AEAE) - MP3: #1, #2
  • Kitchen Girl - MP3: #1, #2, #3
  • Lady On The Lake - MP3
  • Pretty Little Cat - (AEAE) - MP3
  • Pretty Little Dog - (AEAE) - MP3
  • Shakin' Down The Acorns - (GDAE) - MP3: #1, #2
  • Squirrel Hunter - (GDAE) - MP3: #1, #2

A Mixolydian

  • Benton's Dream (by Benton Flippen) - YouTube
  • Boatin' Up Sandy
  • Cluck Old Hen - MP3
  • Cookhouse Joe - MP3: #1, #2
  • Double File - MP3: #1, MP3
  • Fine Times At Our House - MP3, YouTube: 1, 2
  • Granny, Does Your Dog Bite? - YouTube
  • Icy Mountain - MP3
  • Jeff Sturgeon - MP3: #1, #2 - YouTube
  • Little Doney - MP3
  • Lonesome John
  • Old Bunch Of Keys - MP3
  • Old Joe Clark - Lyrics
  • Rock Andy - (a.k.a. I'll Learn You How To Rock Andy [Snake Chapman]) - MP3 - YouTube
  • Rocky Road To Dublin - MP3, YouTube: #1, #2
  • Salt River - (a.k.a. Salt Creek) - MP3 (in C)
  • Shelvin Rock - MP3: #1, #2
  • Tater Patch - MP3: #1, #2
  • Texas - (a.k.a. New Castle [Henry Reed]) - MP3: #1, #2, #3. YouTube

D Mixolydian (ADAE)

  • Kickin' Up The Devil On A Holiday - MP3: #1, #2, #3
  • Little Maggie
  • Roscoe's Gone (by Hank Bradley) - MP3 - YouTube
  • Sadie At The Back Door (by Jere Canote) - Video: #1, #2

G Mixolydian (GDAE)

  • Darker The Night (The Better I Can See) - MP3 (Cmix) - YouTube (Cmix)
  • Goodbye Girls, I'm Going To Boston - MP3: #1, #2
  • Jack Of Diamonds - MP3
  • Pateroller (by Hobart Smith) - Video