Right or Wrong
This is an online fiddle lesson for the country song "Right or Wrong" in the style of Bob Wills, with an advanced break in the style of Hank Singer.
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Skill Level: Intermediate, Advanced
Key of G
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Video #1: Here is a video of me playing the country song "Right or Wrong."
"Right or Wrong" is a jazz ballad from 1921. Composed by Arthur Sizemore and Paul Biese, with words by Haven Gillespie, it is described by the original sheet music as "a beautiful fox-trot ballad."
"Right or Wrong" was recorded by many early jazz and swing orchestras, including Mike Markel and His Orchestr, Original Dixie Jazz Band, Peggy English, Tampa Red, and Mildred Bailey and Her Orchestra. The recording with the longest lasting influence would be the one by Emmett Miller and the Georgia Crackers.
Miller's version was picked up by an early Bob Wills and became a standard Western swing dance tune. Both Wills and Milton Brown made early recordings. Western swing versions generally do not include any of the verses, only repetitions of the chorus. The song also appears on Leon Redbone's 1990 album Sugar.
Right or Wrong Right or wrong, I'll always love you Though you're gone, I can't forget Right or wrong, I'll keep on dreaming Still I wake with the same old regret All along I thought, I'd lose you Still I prayed that you'd be true In your heart please just remember Right or wrong, I'm still in love with you