Scissortail Mega Band
Est. January 2006

The Scissortail Mega band is a group of volunteer musicians who fill in from time to time for The Scissortail Traditional Dance contra dances. Below are a few medleys the band has worked on. The list will be added to on a regular basis.

The Scissortail String Band currently practices at the Oklahoma City Traditional Music Association which meets the first Saturday of each month.


Reels

1. Flowers of Edinburgh/Red Haired Boy/Saint Anne’s Reel
G/A/D

2. John Stenson’s/Star of Munster/Mason’s Apron
A/Am/A

3. Arkansas Traveler/Liberty/Mississippi Sawyer
D/D/D

4. Silver Spear/Banshee/Father Kelly’s
D/G/G

5. Soldiers Joy/Hey, Little Girl do What I Tell You/Rose Tree
D/A/D

6. Shoe’s & Stockings/Johnny Cope/Big Liza Jane
G/A/D

7. Feed her candy & tell her lies/Nail that catfish to a tree/Good for the tongue
A/G/A

8. Whiskey before breakfast/Over the waterfall/Juliann Johnson
D/D/D

9. Home with the girls in the morning/Devil in the strawstack/Speed the plow
Dm/Gm/A

10. Miss Gayton's Hornpipe/Jacky Tarr/Miss Thompsons
G/Em/D

11. Far from home/Old John Tate/Chirps and Grains
G/Am/D

12. Camp Meeting on the 4th of July/Grey Eagle/Walk up Georgia Roa
D/A/D

13. Miss Monaghan's/The Congress Reel
D/Am

14. Down the Brae/March of ST Timothy
Em/G

15. Whiskey Before Breakfast/The Dancing Bear/Reel Saint-Antoine
D/Em/A

16. The Merry Blacksmith/The Banshee
D/G/

17. Seneca Square Dance/Golden Slippers/Liza Jane
G/D/A

18. Farewell to Whiskey/Granny will your dog bite/Sandy River Belle
G/A/D

19. Down the Brae/Granny will your dog bite/Chirps and Grain
Em/A/D

20. Bottom of the Punchbowl/Round the Horn/Ruffled Drawers
D/G/D

21. Robertson's Reel/Merry Blacksmith/John Stenson's
A/D/A

22. Ships are Sailing/Wind that Shakes the Barley/Star of Munster
Em/D/Am

23. Dick Gossip's/Tom Morrison's/Lady of the Lake
D/G/D

24. Cooley's Reel/Paddy's Trip to Scotland/Blair Atholl
Em/D/Am

25. Hey, Little Girl Do What I Tell You/Elzic's Farewell/Boatman
A/Am/A


Jigs

1. Tripping up the stairs/Cliffs of Moher/My darling asleep
D/Am/D

2. Rakes of Kildare/Kesh/Morrison’s
A Dorian/G/Em

3. Lannigan’s ball/Saddle the pony/Swallowtail Jig
Em/G/E Dorian

4. Calliope House/Tobin’s Favorite/Fair Jenny’s
D/D/D

5. Money in Both Pockets/Killavil Jig/Dan the Cobbler
D/Em/D

6. Korolenko/Coffee
G/Am

7. The Orphan/Mist on the Mountain/Scatter the Mud
Em/Am/Am

8. The Rose in the Heather/Out on the Ocean/The Rambling Pitchfork
D/G/D

9. Hole in the Hedge/The Mist on the Mountain/Munster Buttermilk
C/Am/G


Polka’s

1. Dennis Murphy’s/John Ryan’s/Bill Sullivan’s
D/D/A

2. Egan's/Maggie in the Woods/Rakes of Mallow
D/G/G/


Waltz’s

Amelia
D

Ashokan Farewell
D

Believe me in all those endearing young charms
G

Berceuse Pour Hannah
D

Give me your hand
G

Lovers' Waltz
D

Margaret’s
A

Midnight on the water
D

Sheebeg & Sheemore
D

Southwind
G

Spanish Waltz
G

Star of the county down
A Aeolian

Teddy O'Neil
D

Utpick Waltz
G