This is an online fiddle lesson for the fiddle tune "Kentucky Waltz." BluegrassDaddy.com is your best source for Bluegrass, Old Time, Celtic, Gospel, and Country fiddle lessons!
Genre: Country, Bluegrass
Skill Level: Intermediate
Key of D
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This version of Kentucky Waltz was taken from Bill Monroe's 1946 Columbia recording. I'm pretty sure that Chubby Wise is playing the fiddle. Monroe wrote the song about ten years before, but it became a hit after this recording with a new group of Bluegrass Boys.
Kentucky Waltz Written and recorded by Bill Monroe D We were waltzing that night in Kentucky A7 Beneath the beautiful harvest moon And I was the boy who was lucky D But it all ended too soon As I sit here alone in the moonlight D7 G I can see your smiling face Gm D Bm And I long once more for your embrace E7 A7 D And the beautiful Kentucky waltz