9 thoughts on “ Arkansas Traveler - Stan Childers - Mountain Fiddle (Vinyl, LP)

  1. The Fiddle Tune "Arkansas Traveler" started out as a song (with lyrics) played in minstrel shows, but today it is mainly played as a traditional fiddle tune. The best place to start is with a fiddle version of this song. Click on the link below to hear the basic tune.
  2. Lyrics to 'The Arkansas Traveler' by Children Songs. Oh, once upon a time in Arkansas, An old man sat in his little cabin door And fiddled at a tune that he liked to hear, A jolly old tune that he played by ear. It was raining hard, but the fiddler didn't care.
  3. Arkansas Traveler - This is a classic fiddle piece that everyone should know. I've also included a transcription with the high part played low and the low part played high. I heard Kelly Jones of Vienna, MO, do this in fiddle contests to good effect on many occasions. Bill Cheatum - This is another classic that everyone should know.
  4. Aug 14,  · FiddleHed is the fun way to learn fiddling online! I made some “Learning Chunks” on the FiddleHed site to help you do this. These focused exercises contain sheet music, tabs and mp3 snippets.
  5. "The Arkansas Traveler" was the state song of Arkansas from to ; it has been the state historical song since The music was composed in the 19th century by Colonel Sanford C. 'Sandy' Faulkner (–); the current official lyrics were written by a committee in in preparation for its naming as the state song.. Arkansas' other official state songs are "Arkansas" (state.
  6. Sometime about the year the American musical myth known as "The Arkansas Traveler" came into vogue among fiddlers. It is a quick reel tune with a backwoods story talked to it while played, that caught the ear at sideshows and circuses, and sounded over the trodden turf of fair grounds.
  7. Music, Folk, Old-Time Appalachian, Fiddle Tune, 78rpm, Oldtime A very early recording of the traditional country fiddle tune "Arkansas Traveler", played by Don Richardson, dating from April of There is a barely audible piano accompaniment. This is from the original 78rpm disk, which is not in great shape, and there is considerable noise.
  8. ARKANSAS TRAVELER Words by Newt Martin. Music from an old American Fiddle Tune. Paperback – January 1, by mousdaritajufebvkatabilmacorthylp.coinfo music (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" Author: mousdaritajufebvkatabilmacorthylp.coinfo music.
  9. Arkansas Traveler, The (fiddle recitation) DESCRIPTION: A series of remarks between a traveller and an Arkansas farmer, interspersed with fiddle playing. The traveller will ask a question (e.g. "Say, farmer, where does this road lead?"), the farmer will answer unhelpfully ("to the end") and fiddle.

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