This tune is a favorite here in North California at fiddle jams & contests. I found information on the song at: http://www.ibiblio.org/fiddlers/FCfiles.html
Convertible to 6/8 time.
One of my first oldtime tunes we used for tune-up. I found it easy to play this in 6/8 time just for fun..
Here’s a lovely version from the playing of French guitarist Bernard Bigo:
T: Over The Waterfall
fa g/f/e|f/g/f/e/ dA|fa g/f/e|d>e de|
fa g/f/e|f/g/f/e/ dd|=c>c BA|G>G GG:||
AA BB|A/B/A/G/ FA|d>d e/d/c|d>d dd|
AD BD|A/B/A/G/ FF/G/|A>A G/F/E|D2 D2:||
Over the waterfall
a wonderful tune that I stumbled on. Where does this tune originate from and are there any American tunes to play with it.
“Mickey Mór Doherty’s March” / “The Dark Girl Dressed in Blue” ~ t’other way roung & 2/4
Submitted on June 16th 2012 by ceolachan.
march / polka
see The Kitchen Girl https://thesession.org/tunes/603 which is, if not melodically, stylistically and geographically related to this one.
Over the Waterfall
I discovered a video of me playing "Over the Waterfall" many moons ago when I was slimmer and had more hair. Starts at about 1.51…