Warren & Emily SwanMusic → My Favorite Mountain Music

Note that Bluegrass is just a subset of Mountain Music, played Bill Monroe’s style, which I also like. You can take just about any piece of music and play it Mountain Style (witness all of the Smoky Mountain genre of CDs available) or in Bill Monroe’s Bluegrass Style. These are pieces that are best played in some form of Mountain Style (Bill’s, Stanley Brothers’, you name it).

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Arkansas Traveler
Ballad of Jed Clampett
Bill Cheatham *
Blackberry Blossom *
Black Mountain Rag
Cabin in Caroline
Chicken Reel
Cool Jig (formerly Warren Swan’s Jig #1)
Cripple Creek
Don't that Road Look Rough and Rocky
Down the Old Plank Road
Drive Time
Dueling Banjos (or fiddles, or dulcimers, or whatever)
Dusty Miller
Earl's Breakdown
Flint Hill Special
Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Highland Breeze (by Warren Swan)
January Afternoon in the Everglades (reel, by Warren Swan)
Jerusalem Ridge (Bill Monroe)
Li'l Liza Jane
Little Rosewood Casket
Little White Church
Man of Constant Sorrow
Mississippi Sawyer
Mixed Nuts (by Warren Swan)
Mother Maybelle
Nellie Bly
Nine Pound Hammer *
Old Man in the Park
Old Spinning Wheel in the Parlor
Over the Waterfall
Ragtime Annie
Ridge Runner
Rocky Top
Salty Dog
Shiloh March
Sixteen Tons
Spotted Pony
Stoney Point
We Don't Care What Mama Allow
Whiskey Before Breakfast

* To conserve website space, this PDF is available on request. Just send me an email and I’ll be happy to send it to you.

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