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Bonaparte’s Retreat, Part 3: Play-Along Track

This lesson is part of the course Old-Time Fiddle with Bruce Molsky.
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West Virginia fiddler Edden Hammons was recorded in 1947 by a collector named Louis Chappell. Hammons’s playing has a Scottish influence, with strongly detailed phrases and an old-fashioned style of intonation. You’ll learn his version of “Greasy Coat” in this lesson. “Greasy Coat” is in A E A E tuning, and Bruce starts by playing the tune through a couple of times, before breaking the melody down for you phrase by phrase. He also shows you how Hammons often played thirds and sevenths slightly flat, and trilled the third. You’ll learn the melody of both the A and B parts in this video.
 
 
 
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BONAPARTE’S RETREAT  
 
BONAPARTE’S RETREAT  
 
Bonaparte’s Retreat, Part 3: Play-Along Track
Bonaparte’s Retreat, Part 3: Play-Along Track
 
Bruce plays “Bonaparte’s Retreat” at slow and medium tempos so you can play along with him.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

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