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Playing Since: 1993

Experience Level: Purty Good

David M. has made 2 recent additions to Fiddle Hangout 

Interests:
[Teaching] [Jamming] [Helping]

Occupation: Industrial Designer

Gender: Male

Age: 54

My Instruments:
1912 Arnold Voigt; 1912 Koschat; Martin D35; Flatiron F5 mando.

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Created 7/15/2008
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Apple Blossom

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Goosetown Stringband practice session.
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Big Scioty

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Size: 2,792kb, uploaded 1/20/2009 10:59:30 AM
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Goosetown Stringband practice session.
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Billy In The Lowground

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7 people like this

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Size: 2,287kb, uploaded 2/3/2010 6:51:10 PM
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Played with my band, Goosetown Stringband.
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BlowingBloodRedSunset (original SONG)

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3 people like this

Play count: 164
Size: 2,751kb, uploaded 6/27/2009 12:33:53 PM
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(NO FIDDLE) A song I made up in early spring 2008. It was a pretty day, but windy and still cold to be spring. I made it up while at one of my son's outdoor soccer practices and was cold.
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Blue Eyed Boston Boy (Two Soldiers)

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Size: 3,574kb, uploaded 6/24/2009 6:53:52 AM
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SONG. No fiddle. I got this song from Norman Blake, maybe on one of his Blake/Rice albums. Sad, trad Civil War song. Lots of folks have done it, including Dylan, Garcia, Julie Miller, etc. Me on my D35 and singing. Rough recording with a poor computer mic.
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Brushy Fork of John's Creek

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Size: 2,943kb, uploaded 1/19/2009 11:12:44 AM
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AEae tuning. Another tune we played during practice. First time we'd played this one.
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Camp Meeting on the 4th of July/Star of Bethlehem

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Size: 2,664kb, uploaded 1/19/2009 11:11:07 AM
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Practice recording with the band (Goosetown String Band). Literally the 1st time we'd all played through it.
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Cherokee Shuffle

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Size: 858kb, uploaded 9/15/2009 6:56:08 AM
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My take on Cherokee Shuffle in key of A.
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Cherokee Shuffle (mandolin version)

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Play count: 297
Size: 1,196kb, uploaded 9/15/2009 6:57:54 AM
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Cherokee Shuffle in key of D this time instead of usual key of A. Mandolin version.
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Constitution Square Waltz (original fiddle tune)

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9 people like this

Play count: 599
Size: 2,715kb, uploaded 2/2/2010 11:19:06 AM
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A fiddle tune that I made up a while back. Key of D. Took the name from Constitution Square in Danville, KY where we all used to meet for our fiddle sessions when I lived there. Made some great friends, some of whom have crossed over. Learned some great tunes from some great fiddlers like Jim Gaskin and Lewis Lamb.
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Cuffy

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Play count: 704
Size: 2,094kb, uploaded 2/2/2010 11:19:42 AM
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Old time tune called “Cuffy” played in G. Good tune.
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Gettin Out The Way of the Federals

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Play count: 287
Size: 1,567kb, uploaded 1/20/2009 10:59:02 AM
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A good Gene Goforth tune. AEae tuning. Goosetown Stringband practice session.
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Hallelujah Polka

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Size: 878kb, uploaded 9/15/2010 12:22:34 PM
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The trad. tune (as far as I know) called Hallelujah Polka. Me and Al Murphy on fiddle and Marc Janssen on guitar in Al's basement last Nov. for a jam.
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Handsome Molly

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Size: 3,193kb, uploaded 2/3/2010 6:55:56 PM
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Goosetown performing Handsome Molly live at Uptown Bill's in Iowa City, IA. Me singing lead and guitar; Melissa on WT Bass; Marc on mando; Brian on banjo.
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Hard Times Come Again No More

Posted by David M., written by Stephen Foster

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Size: 3,497kb, uploaded 8/12/2009 4:21:02 PM
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A Stephen Foster song I played at a local gig in winter 2008. One of my favorite songs.
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Lost Indian (mandolin version)

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Size: 1,525kb, uploaded 9/15/2009 6:53:16 AM
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Fiddle tune called Lost Indian in key of D, recorded back in 2007. Learned from Lewis Lamb in Danville, KY. Mandolin version - no fiddle.
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Marian's Waltz - Original Tune

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3 people like this

Play count: 190
Size: 1,411kb, uploaded 3/16/2009 11:16:29 AM
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I made up this crosstuned waltz about a year ago or so and named it after my wife's grandma. She was my 2nd biggest fan and passed away not long after I got to play this for her on her 90th birthday party. Tuning: AEAE
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New Kitchen Jig

Posted by David M., written by Mac Mehaffey

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8 people like this

Play count: 142
Size: 1,503kb, uploaded 9/3/2010 7:36:19 AM
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Here's a tune my son MADE UP and recorded all by himself the other day. He's 15 years old and taught himself to play. Plays by ear, but can read notes, too. He's playing the octave mando and all else in the recording. Hope yall like it.
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Poke Salat / Unnamed Tune (Original tunes)

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Play count: 590
Size: 2,259kb, uploaded 8/12/2009 4:19:03 PM
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2 tunes I made up and played on mandolin. First tune is Poke Salat after the wild edible poisonous plant that runs throughout the South. 2nd tune is unnamed. Played live at a gig at the Muscatine Art Center, winter 2008.
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Puncheon Floor

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Size: 2,142kb, uploaded 1/20/2009 10:58:14 AM
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Goosetown Stringband practice session.
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Rickett's Hornpipe (mandolin)

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Play count: 445
Size: 1,237kb, uploaded 8/12/2009 1:26:53 PM
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Rickett's Hornpipe played on my Flatiron F mandolin. I made this for a friend who wanted to learn it.
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Robertson's Reel

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5 people like this

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Size: 3,169kb, uploaded 1/20/2009 10:57:42 AM
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AEae tuning. Goosetown Stringband practice session.
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Sally Ann

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Size: 2,328kb, uploaded 2/3/2010 6:58:00 PM
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In G. With the band, GSB live in Iowa City.
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Six Blue Eyes (Original SONG)

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3 people like this

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Size: 2,030kb, uploaded 8/12/2009 4:23:15 PM
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Here's a song I made up and played at a local gig winter 2008. It's about my wife and kids.
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Storms In May - Original Tune

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7 people like this

Play count: 538
Size: 1,660kb, uploaded 1/30/2009 10:14:50 AM
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A tune I made up in May of '07; when some tornadoes ripped through the state. Played in FCFC tuning on an old no-name, German Factory fiddle (which is now owned by Seabilliau...).
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Storms In May w/Band (ORIGINAL tune)

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5 people like this

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Size: 2,421kb, uploaded 2/3/2010 6:50:02 PM
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Here's the Storms in May I made up a while back with my band, Goosetown Stringband. Pretty spirited version...
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Sullivan's Hollow (on mandolin)

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Play count: 498
Size: 1,647kb, uploaded 8/12/2009 1:21:06 PM
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Here's the Mississippi tune Sullivan's Hollow played on an old (30's or 40's) Kay cheap mando. Standard tuning on mando, but on fiddle it should be ADAE tuning. I think I sold this mando for $200 or something and this was the sound file to help get it sold.
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Tombigbee Waltz

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14 people like this

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Size: 2,268kb, uploaded 8/18/2009 7:19:58 AM
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A tune I got from James Bryan's "Lookout Blues" album. GDGD tuning. Made this for a friend who wanted to learn it.
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Tombigbee Waltz (mandolin version)

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3 people like this

Play count: 368
Size: 1,403kb, uploaded 8/18/2009 7:22:10 AM
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Played on an old cheap Kay mando from the 30's or so. I no longer have this mando.
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