Billy in the Low Ground

As played by Doc Roberts from the Kentucky region

Reel or Breakdown in C

From the Doc Roberts Collection

2 files for this tune:

Melody-Only Transcription (PDF)


78rpm record (streaming audio here)


This is a nice version of this well-known tune.  Roberts played it five times through.  The second through fifth times are fairly consistent, while the first time through is an outlier.  This would be a good version for someone new to this tune.

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Billy in the Low Ground

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