John Brown's Dream
Key of A. At least three parts. If there is a fourth part, it is the same as the third but played one octave lower. If there is a fifth part, it is just a piece of the fourth played one more time to make the tune crooked. Fiddles should cross-tune (AEAE).
- Trio includes Brittany Haas on 5-string fiddle at Takoma Park MD [utoob]. This is a great version!
- Uncle Earl live [utoob] with their own take on it.
- Midriffs at Mt. Airy 2007 [utoob], key of G.
- Obama 2008 campaign video, "Yes We Can!" [utoob]
- The FoamHenge Rounders [utoob] medley.
- Jake Krack on stage at Clifftop 2013 [utoob] (second of two tunes)
- Uncle Earl live video [utoob] and recorded [Internet Archive, track 13]
- The New Hoosier Broadcasters [vimeo]
- Liam Purcell [utoob] solo fiddle contestant at 12 years old.
- Great fiddling on stage at Morehead KY [utoob]. Does anybody know who this is?
- Bruce Molsky CD [amazon] clawhammer
- Matthew DiPietro [sound cloud] clawhammer
- New Lost City Ramblers CD [folkways] fiddle
- Water Tower Bucket Boys [archive, click track 20]
- Brittany Haas plays it slow [utoob, no video]
Sing this on the second part. "John Brown's Dream! John Brown's Dream! John Brown dreamed the devil was dead."