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I Get My Whiskey from Rockingham

Key of G. Two parts. Square tune. The tune includes a variety of fiddle bowing styles. 

  • We have Bruce Molsky's solo recording on CD. His great video is at right.
  • Here is the original by Earl Johnson & His Dixie Entertainers [tube]. Earl was the 1926 Georgia state fiddler champion [wikipedia].

The lyrics refer to Rockingham County VA which was known for its moonshine production. The lyrics also refer to Rockingham Cindy, the subject of another fiddle tune. 
Bruce Molsky (fiddle), Tatiana Hargreaves (viola), Rushad Eggleston (cello), and Jim Miller (guitar).