Great Big Taters

As played by Eck Robertson from the Texas region

Reel or Breakdown in G

From the Eck Robertson Collection

3 files for this tune:

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


78rpm record


Well-known Texas fiddler Eck Robertson recorded this Sail Away Ladies variant in 1929, making this one of the earlist recordings of this tune.  He played it as a three-part tune.  Watch out for the slides from E down to B on the second string in the third part.

This tune is a member of the following groups:

Sail Away Ladies, Sally Ann, Great Big Taters

Texas Fiddle

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