Bet My Money on a Bobtail Nag (Camptown Races)

As played by Melvin Wine from the West Virginia region

Song in D

From the Melvin Wine Collection

3 files for this tune:

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


Field recording available on the CD/DVD set "One More Time": The Life and Music of Melvin Wine from the Augusta Heritage Center


This is a short, fun, and interesting version of Camptown Races. I particularly like the C-natural in the second measure of the next-to-last line, which is combined with some nice syncopation.

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