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 ARCHIVED TOPIC: Old-Time TOTW #38: Over the Stump and Back Again (Sarah Armstrong) 3/17/19


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FiddlerPaul71 - Posted - 03/17/2019:  09:50:09


This week we honor a woman fiddler for Women's History Month with a great tune that is not played very much: Over the Stump and Back Again. It comes from the playing of Sarah Gray Armstrong (18 March 1883 - 12 August 1957) of Westmoreland Co., PA.



Read the full history at the YouTube link below.



Subscribe to my YouTube channel and Stay Tuned for the next Old-Time TOTW, a different tune airing each Sunday morning.



Next week we will feature another woman fiddler for Women's History Month..see you then!



Over the Stump and Back Again


stevo-msla - Posted - 03/17/2019:  10:37:45


Another enyoyable post Paul. I linked this to the Samual Bayard Group here on FHO.

This is one of the hand full of Hill Country Tunes I picked up. Would you believe our Missoula Library had a copy, since disappeared. I made a copy some 25 years ago and shared with pals. Of course it’s posted on the web now.

FiddlerPaul71 - Posted - 03/17/2019:  11:24:31


Thanks, Steve, it's a fun one,  and I'm surprised is not played more.


Edited by - FiddlerPaul71 on 03/17/2019 11:25:33

bsed - Posted - 03/20/2019:  06:26:11


Thanks for doing these videos, Paul. I've gotten a lot out of some of the tune histories you've given. I'll probably learn this one.

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