Chicken Reel

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 at the Digital Library of Appalachia

This is a very popular tune, almost to the point of being a chestnut. I never bothered to learn it until I transcribed Wine's version, which I really like. Play it nice and fast.

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