Some tunes from Chirps Smith

Stella’s Jig
From Stella Elam (1902-83) of Brownstown, Illinois.

slow version of Stella’s Jig

Rocky Road to Jordan
From Casey Jones (1910-87), who played on the radio in Shenandoah, Iowa.

slow version of Rocky Road to Jordan

Mississippi Palisades
An original by Lynn “Chirps” Smith. From Chirps’s home recordings. Watch this space for more.

slow version of Mississippi Palisades

Go to Paul Tyler’s transcriptions of these Chirps Smiths tunes.

To hear more Chirps Smith tunes.

Chirps Smith will be performing at the Fiddle Club of the World’s meeting on Sunday, April 20 at the Leadway Bar & Gallery.

For now, the Old Town School is handling the club meetings as if they were workshops. Call 773.728.6000 to register. Cost is $12. Your name will then be entered on a list that allows entrance to the club meeting. Only those registered for the workshop will be considered members. Space is limited. Register early.

2 thoughts on “Some tunes from Chirps Smith

  1. What web browser are you using? See above for “Click here for tips” I can guarantee that the tunes can all be downloaded to your computer. Playing them in your browser is more of a problem. I blame Quicktime.


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