Fiddle Music: Play Wayne Perry's 'Old Joe Clark'
This classic American tune remains a favorite among fiddlers
By 1934, "Old Joe Clark" was already one of the most popular American fiddle tunes. Over a dozen recordings of the tune by various artists were released during the pre-World War II era, starting with Fiddling John Carson's mega-hit in 1923. First collected in 1912, the song is thought to have originated in the late 1800s.
Fast forward to the 21st century: "Old Joe Clark" remains a favorite among bluegrass and old-time fiddlers.
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