I’ll Be All Smiles Tonight

Players: Travis inman, fiddle; Charlie Walden, guitar; Patt Plunkett, piano

A country music standard popularized by the 1934 Carter Family 78 rpm record on Bluebird. Travis learned it from his fiddling uncle Othello Smith. From Travis’ CD “Missouri Fiddler” available on the Voyager Records label.

New Five Cent Piece

Players: John White, fiddle; Amber Gaddy, banjo; David Cavins, guitar

Recorded February 2011 as part of a teaching CD for John’s students.

Ninth of January

Players: Bob Holt, fiddle; Alvie Dooms, guitar; Jim Beeler, rhythm banjo; Patty Beeler, bass; Ted Heavner, guitar

Excerpted from “Got a Little Home To Go To” produced by Rounder Records. The story goes that Bob played this tune for a square dance and was asked what tune it was. Bob said it was “The Eighth of January.” The person who asked the question shook his head and said, “That’s not the ‘Eighth of January’.” Bob replied, “Well, then, it’s the ‘Ninth of January’!”

Eighth of January

Players: Bob Walters, fiddle

Bob Walters recorded this tune in Nebraska and sent it to Dwight Lamb who was stationed in France with the U.S. Army at the time.

Eighth of January

Players: Leroy Canaday, fiddle; Norman Canaday, guitar; Howard Marshall, banjo; Forrest Rose, bass

This recording comes from the CD “Old Dan Tucker Was a Fine Old Man” produced by Voyager Records.

Eighth of January

Players: John White, fiddle; Jim Ruth, banjo; David Cavins, guitar

Recorded January 6, 2012 at the Columbia, Missouri contra dance, out of Sam Griffin’s PA.

Fiddlers’ Dream

Players: Pete McMahan, fiddle; Joe Stevens, guitar

From McMahan’s LP “Missouri Fiddlin’ no. 2”

Sugar Betty Ann

Players: Fred Stoneking, fiddle; Alita Stoneking, guitar; Gordon McCann, guitar

From “Saddle Old Spike: Fiddle Music From Missouri, Rounder Records

Muddy Weather

Players: Fred Stoneking, fiddle; Alita Stoneking, guitar; Gordon McCann, guitar

From “Saddle Old Spike: Fiddle Music From Missouri, Rounder Records

Casey’s Waltz #1

Players: Casey Jones, fiddle; Jake Hughes, guitar; Lena Hughes, banjo

Probably from the home recordings of Lena Hughes.