As played by Melvin Wine from the West Virginia region

Reel or Breakdown in D

From the Melvin Wine Collection

3 files for this tune:

Melody-Only Transcription (PDF)
Full Transcription (PDF)

Field recording found at the Digital Library of Appalachia

Here's an interesting version of this tune. I learned it as a song (I learned the Kingston Trio's version), but Melvin Wine played it as a crooked breakdown.

Here's a YouTube video of Melvin Wine playing Cindy:

For reference, here's a YouTube video of the version I learned. The Kingston Trio could almost pass for an old time string band (which they sometimes were).

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