Jelly Roll Morton complete Library of Congress recordings
recorded by Alan Lomax 1938
Mike Seeger preforms instrumental and vocal arrangements on Folk Seattle
A fiddle is the oldest of the country instruments. Long time before the banjo came into the mountains, long, even longer time before the guitar came into the mountains.
Walkin down the levee with my head a hangin low.
lookin for my mama, lord she aint here no more.