Railroading Through the Rockies

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Railroading Through the Rockies, trad. "Railroad Through The Rocky Mountains" is the official name of the tune. Jim Bowles, from Kentucky, is the source. He played it with the V chord, Amy's ear heard the VII, hence, yet another tune in D with a C chord. Fiddle: GDAE Banjo: aDADE


from .​.​.​because we ARE, released December 18, 2015
Amy Buckingham: fiddle
Brooke Lauer: banjo
Lucy Allen: guitar
Nancy Hamilton: bass



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The Battleaxe Band Greenville, South Carolina

The Battleaxe Band is an all-female string band based out of Upstate South Carolina. Members include Amy Buckingham on fiddle and guitar, Lucy Allen on guitar, Brooke Lauer on banjo, and Nancy Hamilton on upright bass. The band loves to play hard-driving Old-Time dance tunes as well as singer-songwriter songs. The Battleaxes, are best known for their powerful vocal harmonies. ... more

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