Apples in June?

The tune of the day is

JUNE  APPLE

This is one of those A modal tunes, so the normal G# is played as a G natural. In my research, I discovered, much to my surprise, that there are two versions of June Apple. They are similar but distinct enough that I’m not sure they’d go well played simultaneously at a jam. So, one is what is probably labeled the Old-Time version, and the other one, featured here, is maybe a bluegrass version? This is the tune that we play locally. I must say, however, that I really enjoy the “new” OT version as well!

Hopefully that wasn’t too confusing….here is the tab and notation – June Apple – Gtr TAB

Oh, yes, since I didn’t know what June Apples were, I looked around and found some interesting information here – http://marycrimmins.com/june-apples/

The video demonstrating the tune features a fiddle and banjo, and although they have titled it as an old-time fiddle tune, they are playing the “bluegrass” version that I’ve posted here.

As always, get out your guitar and try it out!

Blessings

 

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