mix mp3: http://soupgreens.com/ghostsolos/LGonze-GhostSolos.mp3

  1. Death Valley Waltz
  2. Emmett's Cuckoo Song
  3. Horace Weston's Old Time Jig (March 3 2010)
  4. Little Jack Horner
  5. Dodworth's Five Step
  6. Talk About Suffering
  7. Frog In The Well


Death Valley Waltz

From "The Drummer’s and Fifers’ Guide" by Bruce and Emmet.

Sheet music, MIDI, video, and back story at http://soupgreens.com/2009/12/18/st-louis-waltz-sheet-music/.

This recording hereby in the public domain.


Emmett's Cuckoo Song

1899 brown wax cylinder recording.

Found at http://cylinders.library.ucsb.edu/.

Original cylinder recording in the public domain. Digitization c. Regents of the University of California, licensed for non-commercial use under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 License.


Horace Weston's Old Time Jig (March 3 2010)

1882 composition for banjo.

More info about this particular version at http://soupgreens.com/2010/03/09/horace-westons-electronic-jig/. Sheet music at http://soupgreens.com/2009/11/17/horace-westons-old-time-jig/.

This recording hereby in the public domain.


Little Jack Horner

1890 recording of the first talking doll.

Found at http://www.archive.org/details/EdisonTalkingDoll-LittleJackHorner1890. More info at http://www.edisontinfoil.com/doll.htm.

Creative Commons → public domain.


Dodworth's Five Step

1877 waltz in a long loping 5/4 that sounds like 5/2. Sometimes still played by marching bands.

Found at http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/hasm.a2315/. Blog entry and video at http://soupgreens.com/2009/05/20/dodworths-five-step-waltz/.

This recording hereby in the public domain.


Talk About Suffering

Bleak gospel in a raw bluesy style w/ bottleneck on resonator guitar + whistling and singing. Recorded in a single take using the mic on my laptop.

Originally posted at http://soupgreens.com/2009/09/16/raw-talk-about-suffering/. Back story, chords, MIDI at http://soupgreens.com/2009/06/06/rocking-yukon-gold-mp3-sheet-music-midi-garageband-project/.

This recording hereby in the public domain.


Frog In The Well

A fife and drum tune from the civil war.

More info/ guitar tab/ sheet music/ WAV samples/ MIDI / video / FLAC: http://soupgreens.com/froginthewell/

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.