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Briarpicker Brown

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From Buddy Thomas' Kitty Puss Album.
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Cauliflower

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Size: 2,751kb, uploaded 11/21/2008 10:08:45 PM
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From Jimmy Wheeler and Roger Cooper
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Earl Thomas' Boatin' Up Sandy (With Accompaniment)

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Size: 4,139kb, uploaded 4/22/2008 2:14:19 PM
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I learned this tune off of the Traditional Fiddle Music of Kentucky, Vol 2., recording. I think its one of the prettiest melodies out there. Marie-Desneiges Stockland is backing me on guitar.
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East Kentukcy Medley: Liza Jane, Coon Dog

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Size: 11,366kb, uploaded 2/6/2009 9:31:50 AM
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This version of Liza Jane I synthesized from the playing of Emma Lee Dickerson and Luther Strong. I also play this melody with a different feel in the key of A, cross tuned. Coon Dog is a great east Kentucky tune that I've put together from a bunch of players like Buddy Thomas, Alfred Bailey, and Roger Cooper
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Eva Drody's Tune

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Play count: 51
Size: 2,911kb, uploaded 2/24/2014 4:59:30 PM
Genre: Old-Time

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Some new Gaspé tunes (Now with feet included)


Learned from Erskine Morris (Douglastown, Gaspé, Quebec)
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Fat Molasses

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Size: 1,652kb, uploaded 3/11/2010 8:48:52 PM
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Amazing Gaspé fiddle tune played by Erskine Morris from Douglastown, Quebec. See my blog for more info! http://gaspefiddle.blogspot.com/
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George Hawkin's Boatin Up Sandy

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Size: 1,104kb, uploaded 7/10/2007 6:35:31 PM
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Learned from John Harrod and George Hawkins. Fiddle Music of Kentucky Vol. 1. GDAE
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Georgia Row

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Size: 1,905kb, uploaded 7/10/2007 6:33:15 PM
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Learned from Buddy Thomas' Kitty Puss album. AEAE
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Grandmother's Reel

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Size: 939kb, uploaded 5/11/2011 8:26:19 PM
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Source is Erskine Morris (1913 - 1997) of Douglastown, Quebec.
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Grey Eagle, Callahan

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Size: 11,160kb, uploaded 2/6/2009 9:26:04 AM
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An Oklahoma version of Grey Eagle from Bill Evans (see Marion Thede's
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Indian Squaw

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Size: 2,453kb, uploaded 7/10/2007 6:20:16 PM
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I learned this tune from Alva Greene off the Fiddle Music of Kentukcy series. He is one of the most emotional fiddle players I've heard. AEAE
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Isidore Soucy Tune

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Size: 4,084kb, uploaded 3/19/2010 4:52:49 PM
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Here's a great syncopated D tune that Erskine Morris apparently learned from an Isidore Soucy record. More details on the gaspé fiddle blog: http://gaspefiddle.blogspot.com
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Jimmy Arthur's Tune

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Size: 2,241kb, uploaded 11/21/2008 4:53:57 PM
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From Roger Cooper
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Kelly Gilbert's Billy in the Lowground

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Size: 1,350kb, uploaded 8/3/2007 1:46:45 PM
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Learned from Kelly Gilbert and John Harrod. GDAE.
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La Tuque Bleue

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Size: 2,266kb, uploaded 2/24/2014 4:56:59 PM
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Learned from Johnny Drody (Douglastown, Gaspé, Quebec)
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Morris Allen's Brickyard Joe

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Size: 2,334kb, uploaded 11/21/2008 5:29:15 PM
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From Morris Allen and Roger Cooper. Buddy Thomas also played part of this but I don't think he had a name for it.
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Ms. Oliver Morris' Tune

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Size: 2,728kb, uploaded 2/24/2014 4:55:07 PM
Genre: Old-Time

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From Erskine Morris (Douglastown, Gaspé, Quebec)
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Old Grumbler

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Size: 3,795kb, uploaded 5/28/2012 11:05:02 PM
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An older grumbler tune (Grondeuse) from Gaspé, Quebec. From Erskine Morris of Douglastown, Gaspé, QC.
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Old Time Billy in the Lowground

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Size: 5,867kb, uploaded 9/22/2008 11:51:23 AM
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Learned from John Harrod and Kelly Gilbert (Traditional Fiddle Music of Kentucky Vol. 2). Lonesome Larry is playing banjo on this one.
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Paddy on the Pike

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Size: 2,710kb, uploaded 7/10/2007 6:26:55 PM
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Learned from the playing of Wilson Douglas and Nate Druckenmiller. AEAE
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Reel du Pecheur (Fisherman's Reel)

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Size: 3,037kb, uploaded 3/24/2010 9:01:42 PM
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An AEAE tune from the Gaspé fiddler, Erskine Morris. Carignan and Allard played in in standard GDAE tuning in the key of Bb. Its from a book tune called the Democratic Rage Hornpipe. Missouri players call it Leddy's Hornpipe. More info at http://gaspefiddle.blogspot.com
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Reggie Rooney's Reel

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Size: 9,013kb, uploaded 5/17/2010 8:11:56 PM
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Named for a local Gaspé step-dancer
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Shippingport

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Size: 1,404kb, uploaded 8/3/2007 1:49:17 PM
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Jim Booker/Doc Roberts tune. I learned it from John Harrod and John Masters. Kelly Gilbert uses a high part in Em that I sometimes throw in for a 3rd strain. This version is just 2 strains. Shippingport was an island in the Ohio River at Louisville and was a French enclave until the mid 19th century. GDAE
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Snake Chapman's Boatin' Up Sandy

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Size: 1,498kb, uploaded 7/10/2007 6:36:20 PM
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Learned from Snake Chapman's Walnut Gap. GDAE
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St. Anne's Reel

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Size: 3,973kb, uploaded 2/26/2014 11:28:53 AM
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St. Annes Reel


Collated and conflated version from several Gaspesian fiddlers (Erskine Morris, Tunny Hottot, Cyril Devouge).
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The Bell Cow

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Size: 2,482kb, uploaded 11/21/2008 10:34:03 PM
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From Charlie Kinney. Traditional Fiddle Music of Kentucky Vol 1.
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The Cultivator Reel

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Size: 1,593kb, uploaded 3/6/2010 10:13:49 PM
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Erskine Morris playing. See my blog http://gaspefiddle.blogspot.com/
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The Drops of Brandy

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Size: 2,867kb, uploaded 4/7/2010 4:34:07 PM
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Played by Erskine Morris at a family reunion in Douglastown, Gaspe, Quebec, 1984. AEAE Tuning
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The Ottawa Valley Jig

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Size: 1,874kb, uploaded 3/16/2010 7:53:57 PM
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Cute G Tune played by Erskine Morris ca. 1985. Douglastown, Gaspé, Quebec. My Gaspé collection and more tune details can be found on: http://gaspefiddle.blogspot.com
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The Rocky Road to Dublin

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Play count: 58
Size: 2,871kb, uploaded 2/24/2014 4:58:02 PM
Genre: Old-Time

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Some new Gaspé tunes (Now with feet included)


Learned from Erskine Morris (Douglastown, Gaspé, Quebec)
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The Shannon Reel

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Size: 2,537kb, uploaded 10/16/2010 8:06:04 PM
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A tune we learned from Gaspe fiddler Erskine Morris.
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The Victory Breakdown

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Size: 1,863kb, uploaded 4/11/2011 9:19:37 PM
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Learned from Erskine Morris (1913-1997) of Douglastown, Quebec. Don Messer recorded this tune as well. http://gaspefiddle.blogspot.com/2010/07/liverpool-hornpipe.html
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The Winding Sheep

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Size: 1,823kb, uploaded 11/21/2008 10:13:02 PM
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Learned from Alva Greene and Steve Austin (Cape Elizabeth, Maine)
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Tom Rooney's Jig

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Play count: 141
Size: 4,040kb, uploaded 3/6/2010 10:05:49 PM
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Erskine Morris, and Old-Time fiddler from Douglastown, Quebec playing. From the collections of Brian Morris. See my blog: http://gaspefiddle.blogspot.com/ for more details
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Tom Rooney's Jig

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Size: 2,970kb, uploaded 8/21/2010 11:44:56 AM
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Erskine Morris from Reel-to-Reel 1960's. Douglastown, Quebec.
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Tommy Rooney's Jig

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Size: 2,661kb, uploaded 10/17/2010 1:36:16 PM
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Trying my hand at a tune from Douglastown, Quebec
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Tommy Rooney's Jig

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Size: 1,889kb, uploaded 2/24/2014 4:58:42 PM
Genre: Old-Time

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Some new Gaspé tunes (Now with feet included)


Learned from Erskine Morris (Douglastown, Gaspé, Quebec)
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Train on the Island

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Size: 2,135kb, uploaded 8/27/2007 2:23:11 PM
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With Lonesome Pine Special. Fiddle in AEAE
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Tune from the North Gaspé Coast

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Size: 2,485kb, uploaded 4/11/2011 9:45:20 PM
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Here's a tune I learned from Erskine Morris (1913-1997) from Douglastown, Quebec on the edge of the Gaspé coast. A neighbour of his told me that this tune was brought to the area by French players who had come down from the North Coast and would play this on his Dad's porch.
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Tune from the North Gaspé Coast (Erskine Morris)

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Size: 3,376kb, uploaded 3/31/2010 9:52:50 PM
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Erskine Morris, Feb 1978.
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Untitled Grumbler

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Size: 2,553kb, uploaded 4/11/2011 9:33:39 PM
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A prototypical french-canadian Grondeuse (Grumbler tune) in ADAE tuning. Learned from Erskine Morris (1913-1997) of Douglastown, Quebec on the Gaspé Coast. http://gaspefiddle.blogspot.com/2010/11/untitled-grondeuse-old-grumbler.html
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