Little Peg and Awl, The

As played by Melvin Wine from the West Virginia region

Reel or Breakdown in D mixolydian

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

I have seen references to this as a vocal song decrying the industrial revolution (link), but I think it works great as a fiddle tune. In the recording, Melvin Wine played this through several times, increasing in speed as he went.

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