Uncle Pen

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  1. James Pendleton Vandiver (–) was a Kentucky fiddler, born shortly after the American Civil War. He was uncle to bluegrass musician Bill Monroe, who immortalized him in a song, Uncle Pen. Monroe used to hear his uncle playing fiddle on the hilltop .
  2. “Uncle Pen”, a song written by Bill Monroe, was recorded by Bill Monroe & His Blue Grass Boys for the Decca label, was recorded on October 15, , at Castle Studio at The Tulane Hotel, 8th Ave. North, Nashville 3, TN, in the session along with Uncle Pen, three more songs were recorded, Bill was accompanied in the recording session by: Jimmy Martin (guitar), Rudy Lyle (banjo), Joel.
  3. Late in the evening about sun down, High on the hill and above the town, Uncle Pen played the fiddle, lord a how it'd ring, You could hear it talk, you could hear it sing. Oh, he played an old piece he called Soldier's Joy, And he had one he called Boston Boy, The greatest of all was Ginny Lyn, To me that's where the fiddlin begin.
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  5. Uncle Pen Recorded by Ricky Skaggs Written by Bill Monroe G Oh the people would come from far away D7 G They'd dance all night till the break of day When the caller hollered do-se-do D7 G We knew Uncle Pen was ready to go C G Late in the evening about sundown D7 G High on the hill and above the town.
  6. Bill Monroe Browse our 2 arrangements of "Uncle Pen." Sheet music is available for Piano, Voice, Guitar and 1 others with 2 scorings and 1 notation in 3 genres. Find your perfect arrangement and access a variety of transpositions so you can print and play instantly, anywhere.
  7. Dec 06,  · [Verse] G Oh, the people would come from far away C To dance all night to the break of day G When the caller would holler: "Do Si Do" C G G7 They knew Uncle Pen was ready to go [Chorus] C G Late in the evening, about sundown D High on the hill, an' above the town G Uncle Pen played the fiddle, Lord, how it rang G G You could hear it talk, you could hear it sing!
  8. UNCLE PEN Words and music by Bill Monroe CAPO: 2nd Fret/KEY: A/PLAY: G [G] Oh, the people would come from far away They'd dance all night till the [D] break of day [G] When the caller hollered "do-si-do" You knew Uncle Pen was [D] ready to go. [G] [G7] CHORUS [C] Late in the ev'nin' a-[G] bout sundown High on the hill and a-[D] bove the town [G.

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