William Mann


Location: Cullman, AL
Country: US

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Wild Mountain Thyme

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Duration: 00:03:40
This rendition of the song is played in a hybrid style that combines lead strumming with flatpicked fills. In DAA tuning.
Gail Webber
05/14/15 09:12:56PM @gail-webber:

That was very nice. I am working on learning this tune in DAd. Your version and your dulcimer sound really good - thanks for sharing.

Ben Barr Jr
05/13/15 09:42:12AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Indeed a lovely tune and the playing of it.Smile.gif

Ken Backer
05/13/15 08:44:29AM @ken-backer:

Great playing and fine rendition, William. Love the continual back-beat. This has been a favorite of mine since I first heard Joan Baez perform it back in the '60s.

Brian G.
05/12/15 11:36:16PM @brian-g:

A favorite of mine, beautifully played. Thank you for sharing this. :)

Lexie R Oakley
05/12/15 12:05:41PM @lexie-r-oakley:

Lovely William, I really enjoy your playing. It is a beautiful tune.

Lynn austin
05/12/15 08:41:44AM @lynn-austin:
Very nice William...I love this tune....thanks for posting.
Shawn McCurdy
05/12/15 07:00:09AM @shawn-mccurdy:

Very nice pulsing rendition!

William Mann
05/12/15 01:28:06AM @william-mann:

There is debate over the copyright (issued to Francis McPeake in the 1950s) to this song, as it borrows heavily from the earlier public domain "Braes of Balquhidder." In my research I have found the tune (with this title)in several hymnals, obviously with different (sacred)lyrics. In these books, the tune was listed as "traditional," and no copyright challenge appears to have taken place to any of the hymnals. The tune, apparently, is safe; though I would not recommend using it in conjunction with McPeake's lyrics.