Florida Blues

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This is an online fiddle lesson for the old time tune "Florida Blues" by Fiddlin' Arthur Smith.

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Genre: Old Time
Skill Level: Intermediate
Key of D

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Video #1: Here is a video of me playing the old time tune "Florida Blues."

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  • #51714
    John (BGD)John (BGD)
    Keymaster

    This is an online fiddle lesson for the old time tune “Florida Blues” by Fiddlin’ Arthur Smith.

    This tune is compliments of BGD member “Garris.”  Thank you Garris!

    See the full post at: Florida Blues

    #51726
    cricketcricket
    Participant

    That’s a cool tune!

    #52306
    Steve SraderSteve Srader
    Participant

    My thanks to Garris great tune John looking forward to doing this one !

    #52309
    Steve SraderSteve Srader
    Participant

    Great tune

    #52344
    Avatarkjdebolt
    Participant

    I’m still working on the Kesh and Amelia’s Waltz but this sounds like fun.  It will be next on my list to learn but I think it may be a bit hard.  I tried it with the measure by measure and it’s gonna challenge me to learn this.  thanks for this fun tune..makes ya want to practice!

     

    • This reply was modified 2 years ago by Avatarkjdebolt.
    #52350
    John (BGD)John (BGD)
    Keymaster

    It is a fun tune! I remember watching Chubby Wise play this one.

    #52842
    KaeleighKaeleigh
    Participant

    Oh! I guess I missed this lesson! I’ve always loved Florida blues! I have too many things I’m learning to play right now 🙂  but this is definitely going on my list.

    You got to see Chubby Wise, Mr. Cockman? Lucky you!

    #52911
    John (BGD)John (BGD)
    Keymaster

    Yes! We were on the same festival circuit so I got to experience dozens of concerts and jams with Chubby. I’ll never forget him!

    #57514
    AvatarSitohang
    Participant

    Florida Blues is one of my favorite songs on your channel. Thank You sooooooooooooo much!-Ella

    #57524
    John (BGD)John (BGD)
    Keymaster

    Ella, we hope to hear you play it sometime!

    #57528
    rodgerrodger
    Participant

    Ella, that brings a faint memory from my childhood…there was something we called goose tea, but I can’t remember what it was…?

     

    #73563
    AvatarEddie
    Participant

    I was looking at this tune online at a couple places and was excited when I saw that you teach it on here John!

     

    and I love your t-shirt that you are wearing in the video. I am going to have to find me one of those!!!

    #73579
    cricketcricket
    Participant

    That is a cool t-shirt…only goes to show we humans are adapted best to the function of fiddling! I suspected all along…lol.

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