Notes on the Tunes

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11. Jimmy Johnson

The full title is “Jimmy Johnson, Bring the Jug Around the Hill.” That being the first line, the second is “If you can’t bring the jug, bring the whole darned still.” This common West Virginia tune comes from Melvin Wine’s setting, which he learned from Pat Cogar, another of the fiddlers who trace their fiddle ancestry back to the early 1800’s through his father, John

Chris’ fiddle GDGD : Whitt’s banjo dGDF#A : Joe - guitar