Bands’ Songs

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Old Hobo

Little Maggie

A limited quantity of CDs from their 2011 album “Rough Cuts” are available at $10 each.


Below is a partial list of songs the musicians perform:

THE MIGHTY CHIPLINGS and THE THIESSEN BROS.

(*)   suggested processionals for weddings

(>)   suggested recessionals for weddings

Red – suggested VOCAL PROCESSIONAL songs

Green – suggested INSTRUMENTAL PROCESSIONAL songs

Pink – suggested VOCAL RECESSIONAL songs

Orange – suggested INSTRUMENTAL RECESSIONAL

 

Instrumentals:

 

Cripple Creek

Salt Creek

Cherokee Shuffle

Bill Cheatham

Monroe’s Hornpipe ………………(Bill Monroe)

> Orange Blossom Special ……(Nitty Gritty Dirt Band-NGDB), (Old and In The Way, Vassar Clements)

Old Joe Clark

Red Haired Boy

> Big Mon ………………………..(Bill Monroe)

Clinch Mtn. Backstep

> Gold Rush ………………………(Tony Rice)

>  Road to Columbus

Jerusalem Ridge

Blackberry Blossom…………..…..(Tony Rice)

Foggy Mountain Breakdown..…..(Flatt & Scruggs)

Dueling Banjos

Grandfather’s Clock…………..(Flatt & Scruggs)

Kentucky Mandolin …………….(Bill Monroe)

Big Sciota…. ………………….(Jerry Douglas)

Fireball Mail…………………….(Flatt & Scruggs)

Lonesome Fiddle Blues……….(NGDB, Old and In The Way, Vassar Clements)

> Black Mountain Rag……………..(Doc Watson)

Tennessee Waltz

>Forked Deer

Beaumont Rag

Soldier’s Joy ……………………(NGDB)

Bluegrass Stomp…………..…… (Bill Monroe)

Arkansas Traveler

*  Royal Box Waltz ……………..(John Hartford)

Whiskey Before Breakfast

*  Dawg’s Waltz …………………(Garcia/Grisman)

Moonlight Waltz

*  Star of the Country Down…………………..(Mark O’Conner)

Billy And The Low Ground ……(Frank Wakefield & Red Allan)

Home Sweet Home…………..(Earl Scruggs, Bela Fleck)

New Camptown Races ………….(Red Allan & Frank Wakefield)

 

Vocals:

 

Angel Band…… (The Stanley Brothers) (Old and In The Way, Vassar Clements)

Wicked Path of Sin ……………..(Bill Monroe)

Dooley ………………………..…(Dillards)

Goin’ Back to Old Kentucky …..…(Bill Monroe)

Will the Circle Be Unbroken …..…(NGDB)

Standing on the Mountain……..…(Jim and Jesse)

Sitting on Top of the World…… ..(Jack Cooke)

Little Georgia Rose …………..….(Jack Cooke)

Shady Grove …………….….……[Bill monroe (major), Garcia Grisman (minor)]

Are You Missing Me…………… (Jim and Jesse)

Think of What You’ve Done…..…. (The Stanley Brothers)

Little Maggie …………………..(Bill Monroe, Stanley Brothers)

Banks of The Ohio………………(Tony Rice)

Friend of the Devil……………..(Grateful Dead)

Old Home Place…………………….(Tony Rice)

Nine-Pound Hammer ……………….(Tony Rice)

Where The Soul of Man Never Dies….(Ricky Skaggs & Tony Rice)

Summertime Is Passed and Gone…….(Bill Monroe; Red Allan & Frank Wakefield)

> Swing Low Sweet Chariot………….. (Red Allan & Frank Wakefield)

Man of Constant Sorrow………..……..(Ralph Stanley)

Westfall………………………………..(Okkervil River)

A Horse Named Bill………….……….(Garcia/Grisman)

Old Hobo…………………………………(Old and In The Way, Vassar Clements)

Ghost Riders in the Sky…………………..(Willie Nelson)

Blue and Lonesome……………………….(Red Allan & Frank Wakefield)

Down in The Willow Garden……………..(Red Allan & Frank Wakefield)

I’ve Just Seen A Face…………………….(The Beatles)

I’ll Fly Away

Flowers Never Bend With The Rainfall…..(Simon & Garfunkel)

Uncle Pen…………………………….(Bill Monroe)

Dark Hollow…………………………(Jack Cooke)

Down the Road………………………(Flatt & Scruggs)

Why Don’t you Tell Me So………….(Tony Rice)

Wagon Wheel……………………..…(Old Crow Medicine Show – OCMS)

Wild Horses……………………….(Old and In The Way, Vassar Clements)

Across the Great Divide……………(Kate Wolf)

Rider………………………………….(Seldom Scene)

>Roll in my Sweet Baby’s Arms

If You Only Knew…………………(Tony Rice)

Jackaroe……………………………..(Garcia/Grisman)

Whiskey In The Jar…………………(Garcia/Grisman)

Rosa Lee McFall……………………(Garcia/Grisman)

Angel From Montgomery …………(Old Crow Medicine Show)

Going Down The Road Feeling Bad…..(Woody Guthrie)

Summertime …………………..……(Doc Watson)

Wayfaring Stranger…………………(Tony Rice)

Pride of Man…………………………..(Tony Rice)

Catfish John………………………..(Old and in the Way, Vassar Clements)

Horses………………………………(Mekons)

Hickory Wind …………………….(Gram Parsons)

Rocky Top …………………..……(Osborne Brothers)

If I Lose……………………….…….(The Band)

Nobody But You……………………(Jim and Jesse)

I’m Walking the Dog……..……….(Jack Cook)

On and On……………..…………..(Jack Cook)

* Song for Life……………………..(Tony Rice)

* In Tall Buildings…………………… (John Hardford)

 

Tunes to Learn/Work on:

 

Fiddlers dram

Stony Point………………………(Tony Rice)

This Land Is Your Land ………..(Woody Guthrie)

Can’t Ya Hear Me Callin’………… (Del McCourry)

John Henry

Yesterday……………………….…(The Beatles)

The Passenger……………………..(Iggy Pop)

Paradise……………………………(Jim & Jesse)

Off to Sea Once More……………..(Garcia/Grisman)

Crying Heart Blues…………………(Red Allan&Frank Wakefield)

*  Freight Train…………………………(Tony Rice)

*  Oh Shenandoah ……………………(Garcia/Grisman)

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down…(The Band)

There’re More Pretty Girls Than One……(Doc Watson)

Dreadful Wind and Rain………………(Garcia/Grisman)

Louis Collins……………………..…….(Garcia/Grisman)

*  In the Big Rock Candy Mountains  (***vocal optional)

Walkin’ Boss………………………….(Garcia/Grisman)

The Weight …………………………(The Band)

Good ol’ Mountain Dew…………… (Flatt & Scruggs)

Peaceful, Easy Feeling ………………(The Eagles)

Molly and Ten Brooks ………………(Bill Monroe)

High On A Mountain………………….(Del McCoury)

Handsome Molly…………………….. (Ralph Stanley)

John Hardy………………………….(Tony Rice)

More Pretty Girls Than One..…….(Doc Watson)

>  That Train That Carried My Girl From Town…(Doc Watson)

Ain’t No Grave

*  Big Country…………………………….(Bela Fleck)

No One Knows My Name……………………(Gillian Welch)

Dixie………………………………………(Carolina Chocolate Drops)

Troubled In Mind………………………….(Watsons)

> Sally Anne

Hello City Limits…………………………..(Red Allan)

I’ve Endured…………………………………(Ola Belle Reed)

When I Stop Dreaming………………………(The Louvin Brothers)

In The Pines………………………………….(Bill Monroe)

1952 Vincent Black Lightning………………..(Del McCoury)

Bluest Man in Town…………………………..(Del McCoury)

Bitter Green…………………………………..(Tony Rice)

Ain’t Nobody Gonna Miss Me……………….(Jimmy Martin)

All the Good Times Are Passed and Gone ….(Wakefield/Allen)

Are You Teasing Me?…………………(Wakefield/Allen)

Ashes of Love……………………………….(Hugh Moore)

Pain in My Heart……………………….( Flatt & Scruggs)

Barefoot Nellie……………………………(Reno & Smiley)

Big Spike Hammer……………………………(Done Gone)

Black Eyed Susie………………………….(Vern Williams)

* >  White Freight Liner Blues….(Townes Van Zandt)

Blue Railroad Train…………………………….(Tony Rice)

Blue Ridge Cabin Home………(Bluegrass Album Band)

Cabin in Caroline………………………(Flatt & Scruggs)

Body and Soul……………………………..(Bill Monroe)

Chalk up Another One………………(Blue & Lonesome)

Come Back To Me in My Dreams………(Vern Williams)

Crawdad Song

Dark As The Night, Blue As The Day….(Michael Cleveland)

Darlin’ Corey…………………………………(Red Smiley)

Deep Elem Blues……………………….(Wakefield/Allen)

Devil In Disguise…………(The Flying Burrito Brothers)

Dim Lights, Thick Smoke………………(Flatt & Scruggs)

Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down………….(Flatt & Scruggs)

Don’t Give Your Heart To A Rambler……..(Tony Rice)

Don’t This Road Look Rough And Rocky…(Jim & Jesse)

Down Where the River Bends…………(Ralph Stanley)

Drifting Too Far From The Shore…(Old and in the Way)

Early Mornin’ Rain…………………………..(Tony Rice)

East Virginia Blues……………………(Stanley Brothers)

Eight More Miles to Louisville………………(Sam Bush)

Foggy Mountain Top……………………..(Vern Williams)

Four Strong Winds……………………………(Neil Young)

Footprints in the Snow………………….(Mac Wiseman)

Fox On the Run……………………(The Bluegrass Band)

Freight Train Boogie……………………..…..(Doc Watson)

Give Me the Roses When I Live………….(Carter Family)

Gensing Sullivan………………………………(Tony Rice)

>  Gentle On My Mind…………………(John Hartford)

Glendale Train…………………………………(Wakefield)

Gonna Lay Down My Old Guitar………(Norman Blake)

*  Good Woman’s Love……………………..(Tony Rice)

Hard Hearted………………………..(Old and in the Way)

Hard Times………………………………….(James Taylor)

Here Today and Gone Tomorrow…(Stanley Brothers)

Hey, Good Lookin’………………………(Hank Williams)

Highway of Sorrow…………………(Osborne Brothers)

Hold Whatcha Got……………………………….(Tony Rice)

Homestead on The Farm……………..(Flatt & Scruggs)

>  How Mountain Girls Can Love…(Stanley Brothers)

How Would You Like Being Lonesome……(Country Gazette)

I Hope You Have Learned……………………(Tony Rice)

I’ll Go Stepping Too…………………….(Flatt & Scruggs)

I’ll Never Shed Another Tear…..(The Bluegrass Album Band)

I’ll Stay Around…………………………..(Flatt & Scruggs)

I’m Just Here To Get My Baby Out of Jail….(Wakefield/Allen)

I’m Riding on That Midnight Train……(Ralph Stanley)

I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry…………(Hank Williams)

*  I Am A Pilgrim……(Doc Watson, Country Gazette)

It’s Goodbye and So Long to You……….(Mac Wiseman)

It’s Mighty Dark For Me to Travel………..(Bill Monroe)

Jambalaya……………………………….(Hank Williams)

Katy Daley………………………………..(Ralph Stanley)

* Kentucky Waltz………………………….(Bill Monroe)

Late Last Night……………………………..…(Tony Rice)

Little Cabin Home on the Hill…………….(Bill Monroe)

Little Birdie………………………………..(Ralph Stanley)

> Little Girl of Mine in Tennessee…..(Osborne Brothers)

Little Sadie………………………………………(Tony Rice)

Live and Live………………………………..(Bill Monroe)

Lonesome Feeling……………………(Osborne Brothers)

Long Gone……………………………….(Reno & Smiley)

Long Journey Home…………………(Stanley Brothers)

Love Come Home…………………..(Old and in the Way)

Louis Collins…………………………….(Garcia/Grisman)

Memories of Mother and Dad…………(Skaggs & Rice)

Midnight, Moonlight…………….(Old and In The Way)

Midnight on the Stormy Deep……………(Tony Rice)

Montana Cowboy…………………………(Vern Williams)

My Home’s Across the Blue Ridge Mountains……..(Carter Family)

My Rose of Old Kentucky…………………..(Bill Monroe)

New River Train………………………..…(Doc Watson)

My Sweet Love Ain’t Around…………………(Red Allen)

My Walking Shoes Don’t Fit Me Anymore…………(Blue & Lonesome)

Old Cross Roads…………………………..(Skaggs & Rice)

Old Train………………………………………..(Tony Rice)

>  On My Way Back To The Old Home…(Bill Monroe)

Once More……………………………..(Osborne Brothers)

Pain in My Heart………………………..(Flatt & Scruggs)

>  Pig in a Pen……………………….(Stanley Brothers)

Poison Love……………………….(Blue and Lonesome)

Pretty Polly…………………………….(Stanley Brothers)

Prisoner’s Song………………………….(Vern Williams)

Rank Stranger………………………….(Stanley Brothers)

Reubens Train…………………………….(Doc Watson)

>  Roll On Buddy…………………………..(Bill Monroe)

Rovin’ Gambler………………………..(Stanley Brothers)

Sea of Heartbreak…………………..(Special Consensus)

She’s No Angel…………………………………(Red Allen)

Short life of Troubles………………………(Doc Watson)

*  Sittin’ Alone in the Moonlight…………(Bill Monroe)

Smoky Mountain Memories…………….(Larry Sparks)

Some Old Day…………………….(Blue and Lonesome)

Sunny Side of the Mountain……………(Jimmy Martin)

Sweet Little Miss Blue Eyes………………(Jim and Jesse)

Teardrops In My Eyes………….(The Osborne Brothers)

Tell Me Baby Why You Been Gone So Long…(Tony Rice)

The Bottle Let Me Down…(The Flying Burrito Brothers)

The Little Girl and the Dreadful Snake…(Allen and Wakefield)

The Lonesome River…………………..(Stanley Brothers)

* > ’Tis Sweet to Be Remembered….(Red Allan & Frank Wakefield)

Till The End of the World Rolls Round….(Flatt and Scruggs)

Traveling This Lonesome Road………….(Bill Monroe)

Two Soldiers……………………………(Garcia/Grisman)

The Weight……………………………………..(The Band)

We’ll Meet Again Sweetheart………(Flatt and Scruggs)

When My Blue Moon Turns To Gold Again………(Allen and Wakefield)

White Dove……………………………(Stanley Brothers)

Worried Man Blues……………………(Flatt & Scruggs)

Why Did You Wander…………………..(Flatt & Scruggs)

Wild Bill Jones…………………………………(Doc Boggs)

Will You Be Loving Another Man….(Stanley Brothers)

Will You Be Lonesome Too?………………(J.D. Crowe)

* You Are My Flower…………………..(Carter Family)

You Don’t Know My Mind………………(Tony Rice)

>Your Love Is Like A Flower(Bluegrass Album Band)

Your Long Journey………………………….(Doc Watson)

Return of the Grievous Angel………….(Gram Parsons)

What Does the Deep Sea Say……….(Watson, Monroe)

Photo by Jack Grant