gingerfreckles’s seven comments

  • Re: Mockin’ Bird Hill

    This tune is closely based on Livet i Finnskogarna, a Swedish waltz, and has been popularised through Patti Page’s Mockin’ Bird Hill. It was written by George Vaughn Horton. more…

  • Thank you! - and what chords?

    Thanks Ron, I’ll now credit Joel Mabus. Its darn difficult to find composers to some tunes! On another note, does anyone have any tips on what chords to use, whether to just stick to regular A major chords or to put some slightly jazzier ones in? I’m… more…

  • Chords?

    Anyone got any opinions on what the chords should be? Can’t quite work it out what with the B dorian feel.. more…

  • origins of this

    I’ve been trying to do some digging around to find the composer, and it looks like maybe this version is a bastardisation of the John Chambers tune with a similar feel and a practically identical B part. The notation is found here http://abcnotation.com… more…

  • RE: composer

    Anyone know any recordings of this, or who was the composer? more…

  • Barry’s Hornpipe (underwood)

    we play this a lot in nyfte with a tune callde model t ford by dave jolly. never knew it was calle underwood, but i shall report to the team! more…

  • Re: Flute for sale

    how much? might be interested if below 30 more…