Charlie Barnett Lowe's Tune

Union Square Park, Greenwich Village, New York City. Fiddlers Michelle Yu from Two Lost Turkeys and Nick Stillman from Flat Iron String Band.

Key of D. Two parts.

  • Medley in the guitar shop [utoob] by Nadine Landry and Sammy Lind. They play Uncle Charlie Barnett Lowe's Tune and then Sugar Hill.
  • We have it on a fun CD by Prairie Acre [Amazon clip].
  • Charlie Barnett Lowe's Tune by Tom, Brad & Alice [Amazon clip].
  • The notes for fiddle [pdf at Tater Joe's].


According to this article, old time fiddler Tommy Jarrell played for many years with banjo player Charlie Barnett Lowe. Charlie Barnett Lowe is not to be confused with Tommy's Uncle Charlie Lowe, the banjo player that Tommy played with until he (Tommy) met Charlie (Barnett) Lowe while on the run from Uncle Charlie (not Barnett) Lowe.