New River Train (D)


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Here’s a fun Big Mon instrumental.  Requested by Jason Pratt, who need it at the last minute so he could practice it for a gig a few days away.

According to Alan Lomax, “Some hillbilly, who came to town and discovered the limitations of his ancestral Calvinism, began this rhyme, and it has kept on rolling by itself from coast to coast, to become the national chant of a rebellious American libido.

Here’s Norman Blake and Tony Rice picking this tune: