The bluegrass jam favorite “Dixie Hoedown” comes from mandolin great Jesse McReynolds and has been recorded by numerous people, including Jerry Douglas, David Grisman, Matt Flinner, and many others. But nobody really plays the B part the same way. The version you’ll learn here is based on the way Grisman, Jesse McReynolds, Ronnie McCoury, and others played it on Bluegrass Mandolin Extravaganza. Joe starts by showing you the A part, phrase by phrase. You’ll also learn the chords to the A part in this video.
|Stony Point, Part 1|
The old-time fiddle tune “Stony Point” goes by a few different names, but the most common is “Stony Point.” Joe learned it from Tony Rice’s Manzanita album, and that’s what this version is based on. It’s in the key of G, with the first part primarily in E minor, although many people start with the G major part. It’s also sometimes played with a third part, but in this lesson you’ll learn the two-part version that starts on E minor. Joe walks you through the first (E minor) part of “Stony Point” in this video.
|“Stony Point” (Available to subscribers)|