Shelvin' Rocks

As played by Melvin Wine from the West Virginia region

Reel or Breakdown in G

From the Melvin Wine Collection

3 files for this tune:

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

Field recording available on the CD/DVD set "One More Time": The Life and Music of Melvin Wine from the Augusta Heritage Center

This fun tune is apparently a well-known standard in West Virginia.

Here's a YouTube video of the great Wilson Douglas playing a similar version of this tune, but with a mixolydian feel:

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