Guitar Lessons by Rowan Chisholm

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Paddy Handly's Goose
Reel--another dance tune. This one has an unusual rhythmical pattern in the melody in the second part that makes it fun to play.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 5509 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Rakes Of Kildare
An Irish jig, very tuneful.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 9053 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/12/2006
 
My Pretty, Fair Maid
Another easy jig for you!
Bluegrass · Beginner · 6855 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Ride A Mile
A jig. This one has a fun little rhythm to play.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 6335 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
The Jolly Seven
Another easy reel to play.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 4833 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Once Upon My Cheek
Another old-timey reel transcribed from a book of old fiddle tunes.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 4496 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
The Tin-Ware Lass
Easy and tuneful reel.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 4339 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Tullochgorum
Scottish reel. This is in a typical Scottish note pattern of dotted 8th and 16th. Think of it as good practice for learning funk. :-)
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 6734 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
The Alhambra
Another reel originally for the fiddle.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 4905 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
The Drink Of Brandy
Another jig, this one with a slightly different format.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 4219 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Dublin Lasses
This piece is in the key of F instead of the more usual A, D or G. That means harder chords if you're doing your own. Otherwise, it's tuneful and not all that hard to play.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 10285 Hits · 4.89/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Money Musk
A well-known reel translated from a book of fiddle tunes.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 13333 Hits · 4.80/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 8/12/2006
 
Pop Goes The Weasel
Same tune as the children's song...but this was in an old book of fiddle tunes for dancing. Easy and fun!
Bluegrass · Beginner · 7074 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 5/20/2006
 
Morton's
Another easy and tuneful reel.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 5359 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Irish Washerwoman
An easy to play old Irish jig. Also known as "Irish Wash Woman"
Bluegrass · Beginner · 14552 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/12/2006
 
The Primrose Lass
Another easy and tuneful reel from a book of old time dances and fiddle tunes.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 4047 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Maid Of Athens
A reel transcribed from a book of fiddle tunes.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 5651 Hits · 4.57/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
The Cock And Hen
This jig is easy to play.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 5318 Hits · 4.50/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Devil's Dream
This is the melody of an old, easy to play, and very popular, reel.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 35986 Hits · 4.42/5 (26 ratings) · Last modified: 5/21/2006
 
The Unfortunate Rake
A very tuneful jig.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 6010 Hits · 4.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006