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Dance All Night

Also called Give the Fiddler a Dram. Key of G

Versions
  • The Highwoods String Band played it in 1970s. We have the CD called "Feed Your Babies Onions". You can hear a clip at [amazon]
  • This is great! Chance McCoy, Adam Hurt, Danny Knicely, Mark Hellenberg, and more [utoob]. Chance joined the Old Crow Medicine Show after this.
  • Rachel Eddy jam at Augusta [utoob].
  • The Foghorn String Band plays it fast. Here is a noisy bar video [utoob]
  • John Ashby and the Free State Ramblers [myspace doesn't work any more]
  • Prarie Acre without their babies in another noisy bar video [utoob]
  • We have the definitive recording on the CD called the Legacy of Tommy Jarrell, volume 4 [amazon].
  • John Grimm & Beverly Smith harmony. This video is good for learning the fiddle notes [utoob]
  • You can pick out most of the fiddle notes, banjo frails, and siging words with this recording of Tiger Maple String band [utoob]
  • Performance with clogging at band contest [utoob]
  • Dust Busters around the campfire [dark video on utoob]
  • The Phillips Collection book contains 3 versions under Give the Fiddler a Dram.
  • Very different in this Alan Lomax recording of Lee Skeens [Kentucky Recordings]
  • Trick fiddling on old LP of Fiddlin Arthur Smith [utoob non-video]
  • Only one high part on old recording by Stripling Brothers [utoob non-video], fiddle and guitar.
  • Fiddle and guitar by Fork and Knife [utoob].
  • Fast and clean by the Morgantown Rounders [utoob non-video].
  • Locust Honey [utoob] live.
  • Fiddle and piano by Tweedy Brothers, old recording [utoob non-video]. Two high parts and two low. Lots of stutter bowing.
Lyrics:
Dance All Night with a Bottle in your  Hand (3X).
When the morning comes, give the fiddler a dram.

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