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  • I Don’t Love Nobody

    I Don’t Love Nobody

    This is a well-known contest and Texas-Style song. The tune can also be sometimes heard in bluegrass circles, although generally the chords follow a slightly different pattern. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version in this lesson module. Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Faded Love

    Faded Love

    This is the well-known Texas standard written by Bob Wills. Another great jam tune, this one is even better when played with a twin (harmony) fiddle part. Casey breaks down a basic, a twin, and an advanced version of the tune in this lesson module. Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Old Joe Clark

    Old Joe Clark

    If you’re a beginner player, this is a great song to have in your repertoire. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version in this free lesson module…

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  • Benny and Bea’s Waltz

    Benny and Bea’s Waltz

    This great waltz was written by Brenda Wallace for Benny Thomasson and his wife Bea. This is a great song if you are just starting to learn the fiddle. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version in this lesson module. Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Swallowtail Jig

    Swallowtail Jig

    Here is a traditional jig which can be heard in various settings including Celtic, Old-Time and Texas-Style circles. This is a very versatile beginner to intermediate level song worth learning. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version in this lesson module. Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Forked Deer

    Forked Deer

    Forked Deer is a traditional breakdown in the key of D. This version of the song contains an interesting accidental note in the first part, so keep a lookout for that. The song is great for beginners, but you can add quite a bit to it to make it stand out. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version in this lesson module. Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Red Haired Boy

    Red Haired Boy

    This traditional tune is of Celtic and/or English origin. If you really must know more about the roots, check this out. If you’re a beginner player, this is a great song to have in your repertoire. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version in this lesson module. Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Kentucky Waltz

    Kentucky Waltz

    This classic Monroe tune is heard at Old-Time jams and Texas-Style contests across the US. The melody is simple and can be embellished as much or as little as you would like. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version in this lesson module. Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Ookpik Waltz

    Ookpik Waltz

    Ookpik, or Ook Pik Waltz was written by Frankie Rodgers and is of Canadian origin. It is also sometimes referred to as Canadian Waltz, depending on what circles you play in. This is a widely-known jam session tune in Texas, Canadian and Old-Time fiddling styles. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version in this lesson module. Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Ragtime Annie

    Ragtime Annie

    This traditional Old-Time tune can be heard from the hills of the Appalachian Mountains across the great plains, Canada and beyond. If you’re a beginner player, this is a great song to have in your repertoire. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version in this lesson module. Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Soldier’s Joy

    Soldier’s Joy

    This traditional is a great Old-Time jam session tune out of the key of A. If you are starting to learn fiddle, this is a great one to get under your belt. Casey Willis breaks down a basic and advanced version in this lesson module. Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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  • Westphalia Waltz

    Westphalia Waltz

    Westphalia Waltz was written by Cotton Collins and takes its name from the town of Westphalia Texas. This is a great jam session tune, both in Texas and Old-Time fiddling circles. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version in this lesson module. Sign up today for a full monthly or annual subscription to take advantage of the whole lesson.


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