Greasy String

As played by the West Virginia Coon Hunters from the West Virginia region

Reel or Breakdown in G

From the Southern Appalachians Collection

3 files for this tune:

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


A 78 RPM record (VICTOR 20862) that was posted on YouTube


This is a simple little tune. The only thing to watch out for is the syncopation in the A part, which is accomplished with ties.

Here's the YouTube video from which I transcribed this tune:


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