Old Joe Clark

Sheriff breaks up band playing Old Joe Clark.

Two parts. Verses and chorus. Key of A but sometimes G. This is modal so the chords are Amaj, D7, and Gmaj.

  • The Polka Dots on stage.
  • Instructional video for clawhammer banjo [utoob] with interesting commentary in the 2nd half.
  • Fiddlin Powers & Family [utoob non-video] 1924 recording.

Not to be confused with

  • Old time fiddle tune, "Old Joe"
  • Old time fiddle tune, "Cotton Eyed Joe"