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MM101-Cotton Eyed Joe

Just to get things rolling with this lesson, here’s a half-crazy rockin’ cajun version of this tune I did for kicks with my good friend Michael Ward Bergman. Enjoy, then check out the lesson materials below!  Not to get you too distracted from the topic on hand, if you are

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MM101-Moon Diggin’

MOON DIGGIN’ It’s music to strip mine too! Jam Stuff: Cut 24 from Fiddle Jam Book/CD Example: Cut 25 from Fiddle Jam Book/CD (see video above)  No Violin Backing Track:[ca_audio url_mp3=”http://fiddlejaminstitute.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/FJBk25-MoonDiggin-NoVln.mp3″ url_ogg=”” download=”true” skin=”regular” align=”none”] The Blast Off: Fun, pop rock, medium tempo. Scale: G Blues Key: G minor Notes: any,

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MM101-Blue Suit in a ROADHOUSE BAR of 12

BLUE SUIT in a ROADHOUSE BAR of 12 Standing out with the rough crowd. Jam Stuff: Cut 28 from the Fiddle Jam Book/CD Jam Example: Cut 29 from the Fiddle Jam Book/CD (see video above)  No Violin Backing Track: The Jump Start: Cool, blue, straight forward and easy. 

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Stormy Monday Blues by T-Bone Walker

Stormy Monday by T-Bone Walker Here’s a classic slow blues tune, that has become a “standard” for Blues bands around the world, written by T-Bone Walker in 1947 and covered by Eric Clapton, BB King, and countless others, the most famous of which is probably the Allman Brother’s Band on

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Wagon Wheel – Old Crow Medicine Show

Lesson description: I get a lot of requests from my private students for the fiddle intro to this popular song.  Originally written and recorded by the iconic Bob Dylan, the band “Old Crow Medicine Show” has had a hit with the song, and their’s is the version we will be

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Jammin’ by Bob Marley

Here’s an iconic Reggae rock tune by Bob Marley. I’ve kind of consolidated the melody into an EZ repeatable version for you here. I at first tried to transcribe Marley’s exact vocal performance (which was very time consuming as, in the loose Reggae way, he did not sing a single

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