Billy in the Low Ground

As played by Eck Robertson from the Texas region

Reel or Breakdown in C

From the Eck Robertson Collection

3 files for this tune:

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


78rpm record (MP3 here)


Robertson recorded this excellent version of Billy in the Low Ground in a medley, preceded by Sally Johnson.  He only played it two and a half times through, but still found time for some tasty variations in the Texas style.  Give this one a try; it's a keeper!


This tune is a member of the following groups:

Billy in the Low Ground

Dr. Fiddle's Favorite Breakdowns and Reels

Texas Fiddle

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