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Paddy On The Turnpike
Composer: Traditional

Paddy On The Turnpike is an instrumental that was played by Jerry Garcia with the Hart Valley Drifters in late 1962.

Paddy On The Turnpike is an Irish reel that occurs in a number of variations and with a variety of titles - though most commonly as Paddy On The Turnpike. The song occurs occasionally with lyrics.

Note that there is at least one other unrelated song called Paddy On The Turnpike.



Jerry Garcia recordings

info Folk Time, Hart Valley Drifters, 2016
info Before The Dead, Jerry Garcia, 2018

Other recordings

This list is not intended to be comprehensive.

no info Single (Medley Of Jigs / Paddy On The Turnpike), Patrick J. Gaffny, 1923
no info Single (Irish Wash Woman / Paddy On The Turnpike), Big Jim De Noone, 1949
no info Single (Blackberry Blossom / Paddy on the Turnpike), Tommy Jackson, 1955
no info EP (Blackberry Blossom / Paddy On The Turnpike / Up Jumped Trouble / Grey Eagle), Tommy Jackson, 1955
no info The Cannonsville Story: From The Film Kinfolks, Robert Gregory / Grant Rogers, 1957
info Square Dance Festival, Vol. 2, Tommy Jackson, 1960
no info Southern Folk Heritage Series: Sounds Of The South, Various Artists (Wade Ward & Charley Higgins), 1960
no info 28th Annual Galax Old Fiddlers Convention. Galax, Virginia 1963, Various Artists (Buck Mountain Band), 1963
no info Fantastic Fiddlin' and Tall Tales, Jerry Rivers, 1964
info Galax, Va. Old Fiddler's Convention, Various Artists (Unidentified Band), 1964
info Old Time Banjo Project, Various Artists (Bill Vanaver / Ralph Smith), 1964
no info Pickin' and Fiddlin', The Dillards, 1965
no info Dobro and Fiddle, Billy Baker & Kenny Haddock, 1967
info Bluegrass From the Blue Ridge: Country Band Music of Virginia, Various Artists (Uncle Charlie Higgins et al), 1967
no info Grassy Licks, Roger Spring, 1967
no info Joe Greene's Fiddle Album, Joe Greene, 1969
no info Mountain Music At It's Best: 34th Annual Old Fiddler's Convention At Galax, Various Artists (Joe Drye), 1969
no info Champion Fiddler Volume 1, Curly Fox, 1971
info Things In Life, Don Stover, 1972
no info Fifth Annual Banjo Contest, Various Artists (Sandy Davis), 1972
no info A Jam Session with, Benny and Jerry Thomasson, 1973
no info Tennessee Valley Fiddle King, J.T. Perkins, 1973
info Ballads And Instrumentals, Red Rector, 1973
info Crossing the Catskills, Vassar Clements, 1973
no info Union Grove 50th Anniversary Album, Various Artists (Charles Hawkes And Brushy River Boys), 1973
no info Sweet Bunch Of Daisies, Clark Kessinger, 1974
no info Flattops & Fiddles, Claudie Holt / Algie Surratt / Roy Crawford / J T Perkins, 1974
no info Bluegrass Mandolin Method, Ray Valla, 1974
no info Scottish Violin Music from Cape Breton, Joseph Cormier, 1974
no info Fiddler's Grove. Old Time Fiddler's and Bluegrass Vol. 6, Various Artists (J.P. Fraley), 1975
no info Right Hand Fork of Rush Creek, Wilson Douglas, 1975
no info The Rakish Paddy, Paddy Cronin, 1975
no info All Fiddler!, Frazier Moss, 1975
no info Fiddle Music From Montana: 1975 Fiddle Show, Various Artists (Jeannie Collins), 1975
no info Body And Soul, Earl Taylor & The Stoney Mountain Boys, 1976
info Reckless Abandon, David Bromberg, 1977
no info It's A Hard Road To Travel, Andy McGann & Paul Brady, 1977
no info Alive and Well and Fiddling, Allan Block, 1977
no info Live At The 'T' House, The Big River Band, 1978
no info Farmyard Swing, Kenny Baker, 1979
no info Twin Picking, Dudley Murphy & Adam Granger, 1979
no info Thyme And Thyme Again, Wild Mountain Thyme, 1979
info Bluegrass Guitar, Eric Thompson, 1979
no info Glen Smith and the Mountain State Pickers, Glen Smith and the Mountain State Pickers, 197?
no info Volume 1, Bob Doyle And The Buffalo Chipkickers, 197?
no info Some Old & New Bluegrass, Madison County Ramblers, 197?
no info Jes' Fine, The Backwoods Band, 1980
no info A Health To The Company, Banish Misfortune, 1981
no info Sandy's Fancy, Alan Jabbour / Sandy Bradley / Tommy Thompson, 1981
no info It Just Suits Me, David Holt, 1981
no info Cherokee Rose, Rafe Brady, 1981
no info Fiddle Classics, Volume One, Buddy Spicher, 1983
no info In The Tradition, Alan Munde, 1983
no info Island Boy, Ken Perlman, 1983
no info Montana Mountain Fiddle, Mike Conroy, 1983?
no info Big Jam Session, Jimmy Martin et al, 1984
no info Edden Hammons Collection Volume Two, Edden Hammons, 1984
no info Through The Windshield, Jim Moss, 1985
no info Flights Of Fancy, Swallowtail, 1985
no info Swinging on a Gate, Tony Elman, 1986
no info Music from a Little Known Planet, Wild Asparagus, 1987
no info Wild Goose, Rick Abrams, 1987
info Classic Bluegrass Instrumentals, Bill Monroe & his Blue Grass Boys, 1987
no info Virginia Traditions: Early Roanoke Country Radio, Various Artists (Dixie Playboys), 1988
no info Single (All Sing Together / Paddy On The Turnpike), Irish Rovers, 1989
info World's Greatest Country Fiddlers, Various Artists (Vassar Clements / Josh Graves), 1989
info Mandolin and Other Stuff, Ron Thomason, 198?
no info In Touch with the Earth, Walt Richards, 198?
no info There Is A Time (1963-70), The Dillards, 1991
info Bluegrass 1959-1969, Bill Monroe, 1991
info The Early Years 1957-1958, Bill Clifton, 1992
no info Salty River Reel, Cyril Stinnett, 1992
no info Puncheon Camps, Clyde Davenport, 1992
no info American Architecture, Bob Bellamy, 1992
no info Oldtime Tunes, Friends & Neighbors, 1992
no info Live Recordings 1963-80, Off The Record, Vol. 1, Bill Monroe, 1993
info Live Duet Recordings: 1963-1980, Off The Record, Vol. 2, Bill Monroe & Doc Watson, 1993
no info Paddy on the Turnpike, Bob Walters, 1993
info Sounds of the South, Various Artists (Wade Ward), 1993
no info Fiddle Fatale, Barbara Lamb, 1993
no info Blue Ridge Express, Alan Munde, 1994
info The Kitchen Tapes, Frank Wakefield and Red Allen, 1994
info Texas Crapshooter, Bobby Hicks, 1994
no info Hylo Brown In Concert, Hylo Brown, 1995
no info Banging & Sawing, Bob Carlin, 1996
no info Grey Eagle, Ed Haley, 1997
no info From The Hills, Paul Kleinwald, 1997
no info The Prince Edward Island style of fiddling: Fiddlers of Eastern Prince Edward Island, Various Artists, 1997
info The Great American Fiddle Collection, Various Artists (Vassar Clements / Josh Graves), 1997
info The Sensational Sounds of Bluegrass, Various Artists (Vassar Clements / Josh Graves), 1997
info Reckless Abandon / Bandit in a Bathing Suit, David Bromberg, 1998
no info One More Time, Jake Krack, 1998
no info Devil Eat The Groundhog, Paul Smith, 1999
no info Basic Ingredients, Josh Goforth / Hilary Dirlam, 1999
no info To You, Our Fans Vol 2, The Music City Bluegrass, 19??
no info Single (Paddy On The Turnpike / Devil's Dream), Sleepy Marlin, 19??
no info Fox Chase, Ralph Blizard & The New Southern Ramblers, 2000
no info Wild Rose Of The Mountain, J.P., Annadeene And Danielle Fraley, 2000
info Thompson's Real, Eric Thompson, 2000
no info Renovations, Dale Reno, 2001
no info Wire Fire, Jake Krack, 2001
info Fiddler's Hall of Fame, Various Artists (Vassar Clements with Josh Graves), 2001
no info Cotton Eyed Joe, Ralph Joe Meadows, 2002
no info Bluegrass Meadows: Old Time Fiddle Solos, Rafe Stefanini, 2003
info July 1963: Two Days at Newport, Bill Monroe, 2003
info Smokey Mountain Pickin': 24 Great Bluegrass Instrumentals, Various Artists (Curly Fox), 2003
info Pickin' and Fiddlin'/Wheatstraw Suite/Copperfields, The Dillards, 2004
no info Uncle Charlie Higgins, Wade Ward & Dale Poe, 2004
no info Marcus Martin, Marcus Martin, 2004
no info The Corn Family, The Corn Family, 2004
no info Fresh Coat, Bob Herring and Rafe Stefanini, 2004
no info Old-Time Music from Clay & Calhoun Counties, WV, Various Artists (Wilson Douglas), 2004
info Rural Rhythm Fiddle Collection, Various Artists (Curly Fox), 2004
no info Santford Kelly, Santford Kelly, 2005
no info Buddy Thomas, Buddy Thomas, 2005
info Flatpicking 2000, Various Artists (Eric Thompson), 2005
no info The Rest Is Yet To Come, The Double Decker Stringband, 2006
no info Known For Their Reputation, The Hoover Uprights, 2006
no info Byard Ray, Manco Sneed & Mike Rogers, 2006
no info 1948 Radio Shows, The Ross County Farmers et al, 2006
no info Esker Hutchins, Fiddle & Banjo, Esker Hutchins, 2007
no info 31 Bluegrass Favorites, Various Artists (The Log Cabin Boys), 2007
no info The Sligo Indians, Tony DeMarco, 2008
no info Home on the Grange, Peter Feldmann & the Very Lonesome Boys, 2008
no info Live In Europe!: Perform The Songs Of The Irish Volunteers!, David Kincaid And The Brandos, 2010
no info Bluegrass from the Blue Ridge, Various Artists (Uncle Charlie Higgins, Cliff Caraco & Kelly Lundy), 2010
no info No Corn On Tygart, Scott Prouty & John Gallagher with Chris Coole, 2012
no info Live 1964, Bill Monroe featuring Doc Watson, 2014
no info The Patuxent Banjo Project, Various Artists (Don Bryant), 2014
no info Devil In The Seat, Foghorn Stringband, 2015
no info Home Made Sugar and a Puncheon Floor, John Hartford and Howdy Forrester, 2016
no info Stove Up, Danny Barnes, 2016
no info The River Is Whiskey, The New Hoosier Broadcasters, 2016

 
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