This tune was the object of our banjo workshop at Kulturladen St. Georg in Hamburg on August 28th. I played and sung it with HandsUp Hillbilly Band over many years. It seems that Tommy Jarrell is the only source for the tune, and you may find it in Brad Leftwich’s wonderful Round Peak Banjo and Fiddle Books.
This version might be one of the many variations that I play with the Krautstompers Stringband og with Racing Rabbit.
First the Bare Bone Version
And that TAB’d out:
And then the
Tipps & Tricks
Here is a video, where I play each of the four phrases on its own.