SOLDIER'S JOY

Latest update on 05/12/2019

Artist: Victor Military Band
Author: traditional
Label: Victor
Year: 1915

18th century Irish fiddle traditional, picked up in America during the Civil War.

Covers:

1926:

Blue Ridge Highballers

1927:

Taylor's Kentucky Boys

1929:

Skillet Lickers

1937:

Otto Rindlisbacher & Ray Calkins [Sidney Robertson recording in Wisconsin; cigar box fiddle & Paul Bunyan harp version]

1958:

Jerry Reed

1959:

Hawkshaw Hawkins [hit C&W]

1961:

Glenn Smith

1973:

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

1976:

Tom Anderson & Aly Bain [Shetland fiddlers doing it the traditional way; Topic recording]

1982:

Ned Sublette

1992:

Michelle Shocked [as Shaking Hands - Soldier's Joy]

1997:

Doc & Dawg [Doc Watson & David Grisman]

2003:

Asleep At The Wheel

Sometimes referred to as The King's Head, for the part where a convict is pardonned for singing this song to the king.

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