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Away to the Woods

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Size: 809kb, uploaded 8/5/2011 8:04:45 AM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

Self-written, picturing in my mind the lumberwoods horses and sleighs and snow. Title is from a quote from family lore: Rachel, to husband: "Away to the woods with you!" Rachel, I'm away to the woods, and I hope to never see your face again." My grandfather always said this when telling the stories of the old days, and we'd always laugh.

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Devil's Dream

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Size: 418kb, uploaded 9/1/2011 8:48:07 AM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

Duet: John Wesley Messer, recorded by Andrew Messer on 2/24/1979 Andrew Messer, recorded on 9/1/2011 My grandfather was 88 years old when I recorded him playing Devil's Dream. 31 years later, I joined him in playing it!

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Devil's Dream

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Size: 792kb, uploaded 9/1/2011 8:50:53 AM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

Played by John Wesley Messer, at 88 years old, 7 months before he passed away.

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Frankie and Johnny

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Size: 719kb, uploaded 7/29/2011 1:11:22 PM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

Inspiration was Johnny Cash's version.

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Howard Carey

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Size: 1,070kb, uploaded 6/11/2013 6:38:27 PM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

This traditional Folk song, from the New Brunswick lumberwoods, was sung to me by my Grandfather---he worked in the lumberwoods of NB when he was a teen. I'm playing the melody, pretty true to the way Gramp sang it to me.

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Joe Clarke (Not Old Joe Clark) Sung by John Wesley Messer

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Size: 618kb, uploaded 8/5/2011 7:17:56 AM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

Here is the singing version, sung by John Wesley Messer, circa 1977, at the age of 87 years old. Gramp grew up in Tweedside, NB, Canada, and worked in the lumberwoods. This is a song he always sang to us, and one which I play on the fiddle. Sorry for the poor quality.

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Joe Clarke, an old song from the Lumberwoods of New Brunswick, Canada

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Size: 514kb, uploaded 7/29/2011 9:11:39 AM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

This song was always sung to my by my Grandfather, John Wesley Messer. He was born in 1890 in Tweedside, New Brunswick, and worked in the lumberwoods as a teenager and young adult. He was a great fiddle player, and was double first cousin to Canadian icon Don Messer. In fact, my great-grandfather and 3 great uncles were instrumental in teaching a young Don the old traditional songs. Anyway, here I am, playing Joe Clarke. The words are as follows: Joe Clarke he drives the black team, Judd Harvey drives the bay. That roaring old Bill Paterson, he drives the span of gray. Blow ye winds in the morning and blow ye winds aye-o. Clear the way your running gear and blow, boys blow. The next comes the cook's team, the dandy of them all. He gets us up in the morning with a most un-Godly call. Hot buns and beans for breakfast, work hard or not all day. "It's good enough for you my boys, my team gets musty hay!" I played years ago, learning of tapes my brother and i made of Gramp playing and singing. After a long hiatus of about 20 years, I started playing this past January. I've been having a ball relearing the old song and a lot of new ones. I hope you enjoy!

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Julia Donegan O'Newry

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Size: 409kb, uploaded 4/3/2023 6:18:23 PM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

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Kerry Mills Barndance

Posted by tweedsidetune, written by Kerry Mills

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Size: 1,335kb, uploaded 7/29/2011 1:33:35 PM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

By the writer of Red Wing, I believe

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Knitting Mittens

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Size: 435kb, uploaded 4/6/2023 8:38:35 AM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

Original tune, circa 2011

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Maggie May

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Size: 467kb, uploaded 4/15/2023 2:47:16 PM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

Traditional, cover of The Beatles? cover from the Let It Be album.

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Scratching Fleas

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Size: 1,089kb, uploaded 6/6/2013 4:48:06 PM
Genre: Celtic/Irish / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

Played on two tracks

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Sweet Betsy from Pike

Posted by tweedsidetune, written by John A. Stone

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Size: 907kb, uploaded 8/5/2011 9:38:19 AM
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Unknown. Need name please

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Size: 756kb, uploaded 7/29/2011 1:44:57 PM
Genre: Folk / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

A song played by my Grandfather, John Wesley Messer. I don't know the name.

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Water Witch

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Size: 568kb, uploaded 4/5/2023 7:21:24 AM
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