Repertoire

Abstgract musical notes

Welcome to the OSTJ repertoire page. Below is a list of tunes and songs that have been played during the Slow Jam, with the most commonly played ones in capitals. The items in grey font are linked to either the Slippery Hill website or an alternative source for a version of the tune or song. Slippery Hill is an amazing resource, and I'm sure any support you feel you can give to it would be gratefully received. A few of the links are on YouTube. If you know of better versions please drop a line to oldtimeslowjam@gmail.com

A chords list for most of the tunes and songs on the list, and a few more, can be found here: Chords list

G:

BARLOW KNIFE (tune)
BIG SCIOTY (tune)
Blackest Crow (song)
Boatman (tune), also played in A.
Buffalo Gals (song)
COLORED ARISTOCRACY (tune)
CRIPPLE CREEK (song)
Cutting at the Point (tune)
Ducks Eyeball (tune)
ELK RIVER BLUES (song)
Golden Ticket, The (tune)
HANDSOME MOLLY (song)
Indian Corn (tune)
JOSIE-O (song)
Magpie (tune)
NAIL THAT CATFISH TO A TREE (tune)
Old Chattanooga (tune)
Ora Lee (tune)
POSSUM ON A RAIL (tune)
ROSCOE (tune)
Sail Away Ladies (song)
SANDY BOYS (song)
SANDY RIVER BELLE (tune)
SENECA SQUARE DANCE (tune)
Shoes and Stockings (tune)
SHOVE THE PIG'S FOOT A LITTLE FURTHER INTO THE FIRE (tune)
Walkin' in My Sleep (song)
Waterbound (Song)
WAYNESBORO' (tune)
WHITEFACE (tune)
Wildwood Flower (song)
WILLOW ON THE LAKE (tune)

G Modal:

Boating Up Sandy, a 3 part version.

A:

BILL CHEATHAM (tune)
Boatman, a Hilarie Burhans tutorial
BOIL THEM CABBAGES DOWN (tune)
BOOTH SHOT LINCOLN (tune)
CHEROKEE SHUFFLE (tune)
CHINQUAPIN HUNTING (tune)
CRIPPLE CREEK (tune)
Crow Little Rooster (tune)
Dinah (tune)
Gold Rush (tune)
Gunboat (tune)
Horse and Buggy (tune)
Hunting the Buffalo (tune)
Icehouse (tune)
JEFF STURGEON (tune)
JUNE APPLE (song)
Kansas City Reel (tune)
LITTLE BILLY WILSON (tune)
LITTLE DUTCH GIRL (tune)
LIZA JANE (tune)
OBAMA's MARCH TO THE WHITE HOUSE
Old Joe Clark (tune)
OLD MOTHER FLANAGAN (tune)
Red Prairie Dawn (tune)
ROAD TO MALVERN (tune)
SANDY BOYS (tune)
Shenandoah Falls (tune)
Shortnin' Bread (tune)
Squirrel Hunters (tune)
Sugar in the Gourd (tune)
Sweet Nell (tune)
TIPPING BACK THE CORN (tune)
Tomahawk (tune)
Walk Along John to Kansas (tune)

A Modal:

BETTY LIKENS (tune)
COLD FROSTY MORNING (tune)
KITCHEN GIRL (tune)
Shady Grove (song)

C:

Texas Gals (tune)

D:

ANGELINE THE BAKER (song)
ARKANSAS TRAVELLER (tune)
Camp Meeting 4th July (tune)
Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine (tune)
Chinese Breakdown (tune)
Cumberland Gap (tune) - 2 and 3 part versions
Dry and Dusty (tune)
Durang's Hornpipe (tune)
Eighth of January (tune)
Forked Deer (tune)
FLY AROUND MY PRETTY LITTLE MISS - see Susanah Gal
Forked Deer (tune)
JOHNNY DON'T GET DRUNK (tune)
JULIE ANN JOHNSON (tune)
LIBERTY (tune)
MARTHA CAMPBELL (tune)
MIDNIGHT ON THE WATER (tune)
MISSISSIPPI SAWYER (tune)
Nancy (tune)
NEEDLECASE (tune)
OVER THE WATERFALL (tune)
PORTER'S REEL (tune)
RAGTIME ANNIE (tune)
ROCK THE CRADLE JOE (tune)
SADIE AT THE BACK DOOR (tune)
SAINT ANNE'S REEL (tune)
SALLY IN THE GARDEN (tune)
SANDY BOYS (tune)
SNAKE RIVER REEL (tune)
SOLDIER'S JOY (tune)
SPOTTED PONY (tune)
Sugar Hill (tune)
SUSANAH GAL (song)
SWANNANOA WALTZ (tune)
West Fork Gals (tune)
WINDER SLIDE (tune)
WHISKEY BEFORE BREAKFAST (tune)
White Hat (tune)

Tutorials

Walkin' in My Sleep in G tutorial

Simon has kindly provided a banjo tutorial for Walkin' in My Sleep:

Walkin' in My Sleep audio
Walkin' in My Sleep tutor