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Ol Woodard's / Woodyard's Tune

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Mary Jo Murray requested this one. I plan to include it on CHR VOL 6, so here is a preview. This is the way I recall the tune. I always used the 1st spelling- Garry has it by the 2nd. That's the correct one no doubt. For a long while I had this title attached to the tune Indian Corn due to an old tape tune list transcription error. Some of you may have heard me play that as Ol's tune. Not so, this is really it. Both may be found in Dear Old Illinois.



13 comments on “Ol Woodard's / Woodyard's Tune”

pinch Says:
Monday, April 27, 2009 @6:10:47 PM

Well done, I loved it!

FiddlerFaddler Says:
Monday, April 27, 2009 @7:12:20 PM

Thou dost imply that there be CHR Volumes 1 though 5. Are there CDs available of your recordings? If so, then how does one go about procuring said CDs?

fiddler59 Says:
Tuesday, April 28, 2009 @5:23:14 AM

Gret tune....great fiddlin.....what more is there to life !!

David Blackmon

bj Says:
Tuesday, April 28, 2009 @6:23:42 AM

Oh, I love it! It's the kind of crooked that will drive me nuts learming though. :-)

wormbower Says:
Thursday, April 30, 2009 @8:23:03 PM

Ooh, CHR Volume 6! Count me in! FiddlerFaddler, check out this link to learn about the best-kept secret in music:
http://www.fiddlehangout.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=2782

Chirps, please let me know when Volume 6 comes out so I can keep my set complete!

devilsbox Says:
Monday, August 16, 2010 @4:19:19 PM

the tune on the Fiddle-L Anthology titled Ol' Woodard's Tune is really Indian Corn?

AZJohnB Says:
Monday, August 16, 2010 @5:45:36 PM

Track 20 on Folksongs of Ill #20 with Chirps, Stephanie Coleman and Paul Tyler is also really Indian Corn?

Maybe you should post Indian Corn - I like it a lot. :-)

Midwest_Fiddler Says:
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 @6:59:16 AM

Yes, Indian Corn was mistakenly called Ol' Woodard's by me for many years. This one here is really Ol' Woodard's. The one on Folksongs of IL & Fiddle Anthology, Vol. 2 is Indian Corn. It's a tune from Willie O. Ault (Hidalgo, IL) collected 1/1/1978. It's No. 112 in Dear Old Illinois.
Chirps

devilsbox Says:
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 @11:29:15 AM

Indian Corn is a great tune!! Don't know how long it will take me to call it by it's right name!
Larry

devilsbox Says:
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 @11:31:09 AM

Oh ya, Chirps playing Indian Corn can be heard here

http://www.fiddle.net/anthology/anthology.html

CD2-15-Smith.mp3

AZJohnB Says:
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 @11:48:56 AM

Just kidding.

I know it without a title! I bet I have it on some Bluff Coutnry tapes also.

AZJohnB Says:
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 @7:29:11 PM

I think you play Indian Corn slightly differently than Garry wrote it, especially the A part. Chords seem the same. I like it your way. I have no recording of Garry H playing it so I am not certain exactly how that would sound in his hands. More to the point, is there a recording of W O Ault to listen to?

Midwest_Fiddler Says:
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 @8:14:25 AM

My versions are my own. I really never have tried to get tunes exactly like whatever source- just close, and I am sure they morph over time. :-)
As I recall I got it from an old cassette tape that a buddy of mine made of Garry Harrison in 1982- not sure however. If Mr. Ault's version is not on the DOI CDs it isn't generally available.

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