Watch the Old Joe Clark online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Americana Greatest Hits

Lesson Source: Cathy Fink's Clawhammer Banjo: Beginner

OLD JOE CLARK is known both in the old-time and bluegrass music worlds. There are lyrics that go with the piece as a song, or it is often played for square dancing, flatfood dancing and in jam sessions.

It is almost always in the key of A,though you may find folks who play it in G.