Bluegrass Standards

Based on list of P. Wernick.


Bile ’em Cabbage Down
Blue Night
Blue Ridge Cabin Home
Bury Me Beneath the Willow
Crying Holy
Dark Hollow
Foggy Mountain Top
Footprints in the Snow
Fox on the Run
Friend of the Devil
Good Old Mountain Dew
Highway of Regret
Hit Parade of Love
Hot Corn, Cold Corn
How Mountain Girls Can Love
I Know You Rider
I Saw the Light
I Wonder How the Old
I Wonder Where You are Tonight
If I Lose
I’ll Fly Away
Jesse James
John Henry
Little Cabin Home on the Hill
Little Georgia Rose
Little Maggie
Live and Let Live
Lonesome Road Blues
Long Journey Home (Two Dollar Bill)
Love Please Come Home
Love of the Mountains
Man of Constant Sorrow
New River Train
Nine Pound Hammer
Old Home Place
Ole Slew Foot
Rabbit In The Log (Feast Here Tonight)
Rocky Top
Roll in My Sweet Baby’s Arms
Roving Gambler
Salty Dog
Shady Grove (minor or major key versions)
Sitting on Top of the World
Steam Powered Aereo Plane
Steel Rails
Sunny Side of the Mountain
Think of What You’ve Done
Truck Driving Man
Will the Circle be Unbroken
Working on a Building
Worried Man Blues


Banks of the Ohio
Come All Ye Fair and Tender Ladies
Don’t This Road Look Rough and Rocky
I Am a Pilgrim
Life’s Railway to Heaven
Long Black Veil

3/4 tempo

All the Good Times are Past and Gone
Amazing Grace
Angel Band
Blue Moon of Kentucky
Dark as a Dungeon
Drifting Too Far From the Shore
I Hear a Sweet Voice Calling
In the Pines
Lonesome River
Old Old House
Tennessee Waltz
White Dove

Well known that work in Bluegrass

Auld Lang Syne
Careless Love
Red Wing
Charlie and the MTA
Columbus Stockade Blues
Freight Train
Gentle on My Mind
Home on the Range
Jingle Bells
Mama Don’t ’low
Red River Valley
She’ll be Coming Round the Mountain
Silent Night
This Land is Your Land
Wabash Cannonball
When the Saints Go Marching In
You are My Sunshine


Bill Cheatham
Blackberry Blossom
Clinch Mountain Backstep
Cripple Creek
Dear Old Dixie
Dixie Breakdown
Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Foggy Mt. Special
Gold Rush
Gray Eagle
Ground Speed
Jerusalem Ridge
John Hardy
Old Joe Clark
Red Haired Boy
Sally Goodin
Salt Creek
Shucking the Corn
Soldiers Joy