Angelina Baker

Key of D. Two chords. Two parts. Play each part twice. The tune is sometimes called Angeline the Baker as a parody, according to Remembering Old Songs. The old time tune is derived from a song by Stephen Foster, according to wikipedia.

  • Slow jam recording [list has this mp3]. Angeline is 1st of medley.
  • Vi Wickam & friends [utoob]
  • Variations with lots of notes on the mandolin [utoob]
  • Banjo frailing by Annie & Mac [utoob]
  • Old time version played barefoot on the roof [utoob, 0:27-1:40].
  • Great players add their own twists. Mumford & Sons [utoob]. Alison Kraus & Dan Tyminksi [utoob, 4:00-end]. Crooked Still [CD, click on track]. Rafe Stefanini [utoob]. Kruger Brothers [utoob].
  • Old time fiddling barefoot on the roof [utoob]. He talks about the fiddle, plays Angeline [0:27-1:40], then medleys into another tune.
  • Slow solo banjo by Dan Levinson [utoob].
  • Learn it on fiddle from Amanda Kerr [utoob]
  • Learn it on banjo from Tom Joad [archive, click for mp3]
  • The Old Time Machine has Angelina Baker in key of D. Play along to guitar or banjo. Sorry, I can't link to a specific tune. Choose an instrument then navigate the playlist. Reload the page to return to the instrument choices. The player will go on to the next tune automatically but you can click the circle of arrows for continuous repeat on one tune. There is no speed knob, but slow guitar is one of the options.

Fiddle fingers, first part.

E - - - - | - - - - | - - - - | - - - -A 0 1 3 3 | 1 3 3 1 | 0 1 3 0 | 1 1 1 1D 0 0 0 0 | 0 0 0 0 | 0 0 0 0 | 0 0 0 0E - - - 0 | 1 0 - - | 1 0 - - | - - - -A 0 1 3 - | - - 3 3 | - - 3 1 | 0 0 0 0D - - - - | - - - - | - - - - | 0 0 0 0

Fiddle fingers, second part.

E 3 1 0 - | 1 0 - - | 3 1 0 - | - - - -A - - - 3 | - - 3 3 | - - - 3 | 1 1 1 1D - - - - | - - - - | - - - - | 0 0 0 0E 3 1 0 - | 1 0 - - | 1 0 - - | - - - -A - - - 3 | - - 3 3 | - - 3 1 | 0 0 0 0D - - - - | - - - - | - - - - | 0 0 0 0