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Liza Jane

There are lots of versions of this song about Liza Jane. She died on the train in the old time version. It is usually played with two parts in key of A.

Old Time Links
  • Typical jam at a rainy 2012 Rockbridge [utoob].
  • Fast jam [utoob] with mandolin.
  • Grandpa Jones & Stringbean [utoob] on TV.
  • An old record of the Tenneva Ramblers. They played one part only. [The Bristol Sessions]
  • Otis Taylor [utoob record, no video]
  • The Oldtime Stringband of Netherlands [utoob]. (The same band seems to be named "Liza Jane" lately.)
Other Links
Related tunes 
  • Old Time Liza Jane is a fiddle tune. It was recorded by Tommy Jarrell, the South Carolina Broadcasters, and more.
  • Goodbye Liza Jane is the song with the chorus, "I'm sorry, I'm sorry." Here's a nice bluegrass show at the general store by Moccasin Gap.
  • I learned "I lost my Liza Jane" from Paul Kirk [utoob]. It has an interesting 2nd part.

Stringbean & Grandpa Jones as seen on TV