Tunes We Play

Below is a short list of tunes we frequently play. For lists of tunes we play at recent sessions, check out our blog called, “Notes from the Jam”. A few years ago a Shaky put together a longer tune list of the Pretty Shaky String Band repertoire, along with chords to tunes, and a chord index.

A Major or Modal

Cold Frosty Morning
Crow Creek
Hangman’s Reel (The Hanged Man’s Reel)
June Apple
Little Dutch Girl
Old Joe Clark
Old Mother Flanagan
Red Haired Boy
Road to Malvern

C Major

Billy in the Lowground
Old Melinda
Saturday Night Breakdown

D Major

Amelia’s Waltz
Buck Mountain
Forked Deer
Johnny Don’t Get Drunk
Spotted Pony
West Fork Gals
Whiskey Before Breakfast

G Major

Auger in the Ditch
Big Scioty
Jeff City
Jimmy in the Swamp
Nail that Catfish to the Tree
Possum on a Rail
Seneca Square Dance
Shoes and Stockings
Shove that Pig’s Foot
Swinging on a Gate

Want to watch the Shakies online? Check out this YouTube playlist or watch videos on our Facebook group!