Texas Wagoner

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)
MIDI

Source:

78rpm record (mp3 available at archive.org)

Comments:

This transcription is of Robertson's 1929 recording of Texas Wagoner.  This tune is widely known with different regional names.  This is a nice, challenging version.  Robertson expresses the theme in the first time through.  Later repetitions introduce variants, including a shuffle A part variant in the second time through and a sawstroke B part variant in the fourth time through.


This tune is a member of the following groups:

Texas Fiddle

Wagoner, Tennessee Wagoner, Texas Wagoner


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