Here is a partial list of tunes and songs in the Early Grove String Band repertoire. Underlined items link to a recording.

Classical Wedding Ceremony Favorites

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ode to Joy

Jeremiah Clarke

Jean-Joseph Mouret


Johann Pachelbel

Pop Wedding Ceremony Favorites

Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg

Somewhere Over the Rainbow (sung by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz)

Guy Berryman, Jonathan Buckland, William Champion, Christopher Martin (Coldplay)

Viva la Vida

Jade Castrinos and Alex Ebert (Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros)


John Lennon and Paul McCartney (The Beatles)

All You Need is Love

Bruno Mars with Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Khalil Walton, Khari Cain

Just the Way You Are

Christina Perri

John Stephens and Toby Gad

All of Me (John Legend)

Taylor Swift

Love Story


The Avett Brothers

November Blue

Johnny Cash

Chatham County Line

Closing Town


Wagon Wheel (Old Crow Medicine Show)

Dan Emmet


Flatt & Scruggs

Before I Met You
Down the Road
Foggy Mountain Breakdown


Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

Paul Henning

The Ballad of Jed Clampett (theme song from The Beverly Hillbillies)


Tennessee Waltz

Bascom Lamar Lunsford

Good Old Mountain Dew

Bill Monroe

Blue Moon of Kentucky
My Sweet Blue Eyed Darlin'

Phillip Phillips


Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn

I've Got a Never-Ending Love for You

Hank Williams

I Saw the Light

Russ Barenberg

Return to the Brandywine (waltz)

Curt Bouterse

Waiting for Nancy (Appalachian hoedown)

Molly Mason and Jay Ungar

The Lovers' Waltz

Pat Shaw

Margaret's Waltz

Pete Sutherland

North Dakota Sunrise (waltz)
Sunday River Waltz

Luke Thomasson

Midnight on the Water (waltz)


Angeline the Baker (Appalachian hoedown)
The Ash Grove (Welsh waltz)
Auld Lang Syne (Scottish)
The Belles of Lexington (Appalachian hoedown)
Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine (Appalachian hoedown)
Chinquapin Hunting (Appalachian hoedown)
Cluck Old Hen (Appalachian hoedown)
Crook Brothers Reel (Appalachian hoedown)
Crow Creek (Appalachian hoedown)
Cumberland Gap (Appalachian hoedown)
Durang’s Hornpipe (Appalachian hoedown)
Elzik's Farewell (Appalachian hoedown)
Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss (Appalachian hoedown)
Forked Deer (Appalachian hoedown)
Frosty Morning (Appalachian hoedown)
Glenbeigh Hornpipe (Irish)
Hava Nagila (Jewish/Israeli/Hebrew)
Jeff Sturgeon (Appalachian hoedown)
John Brown's Dream (Appalachian hoedown)
Johnny Don't Get Drunk (Appalachian hoedown)
June Apple (Appalachian hoedown)
Liza Jane (Appalachian hoedown)
Lowry’s Quadrille (Appalachian hoedown)
Mississippi Sawyer (Appalachian hoedown)
The Monk's Jig (Irish)
Old Joe Clark (Appalachian hoedown)
Over the Waterfall (Appalachian hoedown)
The Parson's Cap (English country dance)
Pretty Little Cat (Appalachian hoedown)
Pretty Little Dog (Appalachian hoedown)
Red-Haired Boy (Appalachian hoedown)
Rock the Cradle Joe (Appalachian hoedown)
Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms (Appalachian song, Buck Owens)
Rose of the Mountain (Appalachian hoedown)
Sadie at the Back Door (Appalachian hoedown)
Saint Anne’s Reel (Appalachian hoedown)
Sandy Boys (Appalachian hoedown)
Siman Tov U'Mazel Tov (Jewish/klezmer/Yiddish)
Soldier’s Joy (Appalachian hoedown)
Southwind (Irish waltz)
Spotted Pony (Appalachian hoedown)
Ten Penny Bit (Irish jig)
Utpick Waltz
Waiting for Nancy
Walkin’ in the Parlour (Appalachian hoedown)
West Fork Gals (Appalachian hoedown)
Whiskey Before Breakfast (Appalachian hoedown)
Wild Hog in the Woods (Appalachian hoedown)

Jay Ungar

Ashokan Farewell (from the Ken Burns miniseries The Civil War)