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)


78rpm record (mp3 available at archive.org)


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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