Old Bush/Wise Maid Celtic Irish Reels on Mandolin

Last night, the wife decided to go to the gym. I was home alone, and I had no more work to do, so thought I’d finally learn these tunes completely.  I found the best way to do it, is to make a recording, with melody, chords and a metronome.

Here’s the sheet music or tablature.

(Ye) Old Bush

The Wise Maid

Here’s the recording.

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New Tune, The Stone Smith

After the great show at Firestorm Cafe, here in Asheville, the following day a tune popped out.  It’s nice driving tune, I’ve called “The Stone Smith”, in honor of one of my good friends, who happens to be a stone smith.  This guy here —> http://www.artisanbuilderscollective.org/bio-matthew.html (If you need any stone work done, he’s the man for it.)

Here’s the tune.

The Stone Smith

Let me know how you like it.  I’ll work on getting a nice recording of it up soon.  I enjoy playing it with Mist Covered Mountain and The Rambling Pitchfork.