Quail is a Pretty Bird, The

As played by Austin Rogers from the Alabama region

Miscellaneous Tune in A mixolydian

From the Austin Rogers Collection

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Loosely based on John Hartford's version.

Here's another tune in a mixolydian mode. These tunes have a haunting quality to them, and Quail is almost hypnotic. Don't play it too fast.

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