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Performance Repertoire - December 29, 2009

Below is a list of songs, dance tunes, instrumental arrangements and original songs regularly performed at my shows.

Blues
One Dime Blues - Blind Lemon Jefferson
Four Until Late - Robert Johnson
That’s Alright - Arthur Crudup
Walkin' My Troubles Away - Blind Boy Fuller
Police Dog Blues - Blind Blake
Weary Lonesome Blues - Harvey, Copeland
Chonguita Blues - Bill Adams
Bootleggers Blues - Mississippi Shieks
Hesitation Blues
Stealing Stealing - Memphis Jug Band
Key To The Highway
Stop & Listen - Mississippi Shieks
Write me a few lines - Fred McDowell
One Way Gal - Willie Moore
Blues In The Bottle - Albert Hunt
How Long - Frank Stokes
Freight Train - Elizabeth Cotton
Loan Me Your Heart - Papa Charlie Jackson
Rose of San Antone - Bob Wills
Guitar Rag - Sylvester Weaver

Old Time
Milwaukee Blues - C. Poole
Sail Away Ladies - Dave Macon
Ginseng Blues - Kentucky Ramblers
Carve That Possum - Dave Macon
Rock About Saro Jane - Dave Macon

Original songs
Chonguita Blues
Cassandra's Song - sung to the arrangement of Wild Rose of the Mountain

Guitar Arrangements - Fiddle Tunes, Rags, Crooked Tunes
Minneola Rag
Elzic's Farewell - traditional, arranged for guitar by Bill Adams
Brownskin Girl Down The Lane - Eck Robertson
Through The Gates - Russ Barenberg
Carroll County Blues - Willie Narmour
Wild Rose of the Mountain - J. P. Fraley, performed in the piedmont guitar style of Blind Blake, 2nd prize winner at the 2009 Charlie Poole Festival

Contra Dance Tunes
Nail That Catfish
Spotted Pony
Walking In The Parlor
Snowdrop
Whiskey BeforeBreakfast
Through The Gates

Waltzes
Dew Drop
Flatworld
Josephine's Waltz
Ashokan Farewell

Classical
Maria
Capricho Arabe
Rerquerdos de l'Hambra

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