Redwing

Redwing at a farmers' market.

Key of G. Two parts.

  • The great Roan Mountain fiddler Joe Birchfield [utoob]. We sat by his camper at Galax a long time ago.
  • We have the Old Crow Medicine Show CD. They play it fast. [utoob]
  • Old Pete Seeger and Arlo Guthrie play it [utoob].
  • The 92 year old fiddler, Jim Bright [utoob] with piano.

Lyrics

The original words went, "My pretty Redwing...". Woody Guthrie wrote words to the same melody but called it Union Maid: "You can't scare me I'm sticking to the union...".