Blue Lion Session Tunes

In no particular order, here’s a list of some of the most popular bluegrass and old-time tunes we play at the Blue Lion Session:

Old Joe Clarke (A)

Cripple Creek (A)

Little Rabbit (A)

June Apple (A)

Red Haired Boy (A)

Gold Rush (A)

Boatman (A)

Bury Me Beneath the Willow (A)

Clinch Mountain Backstep (A)

Kitchen Girl  (Am)

Cold Frosty Morning (Am)

Shady Grove (Am)

Angeline the Baker (D)

Over the Waterfall (D)

Mississippi Sawyer (D)

Whiskey Before Breakfast (D)

Cumberland Gap (D)

Cindy  (D)

Fly Around My Pretty Litte Miss (D)

Winder Slide (D)

Arkansas Traveller (D)

St Anne’s Reel (D)

Soldier’s Joy (D)

Liberty (D)

Ragtime Annie (D)

Ashoken Farewell (D)

Forked Deer (D)

Shove That Pig’s Foot Further into the Fire (G)

Big Scioti (G)

Blackberry Blossom (G)

Of course, we’re happy if you want to try something different. There’s bound to be someone who can play along.


2 Responses to “Blue Lion Session Tunes”

  1. Being as unattentive as I am, I didn’t notice there was a music list until after my second time attending… So to make up for that, here’s a Spotify playlist with most everything from this list:

    Where there are multiple versions of a song, I lean towards bluegrass/banjo (thus Scruggs for Cripple Creek and Cumberland Gap), but otherwise I think this is a reasonable representation of how these songs get played when I’ve been present.

    • Nice work Chris! There are some common tunes that we have tended to play on the list but as you may have gathered its constantly evolving and no two weeks are ever the same! Cheers, Helen

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