On Top of Old Smoky


In a twist on a classic song, sing along with a brave hunter and his pet pig as they go in search of the legendary Bigfoot. This hardcover library bound book comes with CD and online music access.

Author Blake Hoena
Illustrated by Lucy Fleming
Music Arranged & Produced by Erik Koskinen and recorded at Real Phonic Studios

Hardcover $33.99 list / $25.49 s/l

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Series: Tangled Tunes | View more titles in this series
  • Text set to music
  • CD/web access to song
  • Reinforced library binding
  • Full-color illustrations
  • Glossary
  • Critical Thinking Activities
  • Read More Resources
  • Sheet Music for Each Song
Reading Level Grade: 1-3
Reading Level Age: 6-8
Interest Level Grade: PreK-3
Interest Level Age: 3-8
Hardcover: $33.99 list / $25.49 s/l
Trim Size: 11 x 9
Pages: 24
ISBN: 978-1-63290-359-4
Music Instrumentation: guitar, mandolin, drums, bass
Music Fun Facts:
This song likely originated in the Ozarks or Central Appalachians and was probably created by Scottish immigrants. The song provides a springboard for discussing the history of traditional music of the area along with the Appalachian Mountains and the Appalachian Trail. Because this song is a waltz, children might enjoy learning to waltz and then waltzing to the song.