Cape Girardeau

As played by Lewis Thomasson from the Texas region

Hornpipe in A

From the Lewis Thomasson Collection

3 files for this tune:

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


Recording on the album Texas Hoedown Revisited


Cape Girardeau is a very fun hornpipe. For some reason, I like to play it in G rather than A, probably because I’m not fond of cross-tuning. It is likely that Lewis Thomasson wrote this tune. Cross-tune to AEAE.

This tune is a member of the following groups:


Dr. Fiddle's Favorite Hornpipes

Texas Fiddle

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