Sally Will You Marry Me?

As played by Melvin Wine from the West Virginia region

Reel or Breakdown in G

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


The first phrase of each line in the A part is strongly reminiscent of the better-known breakdown Sally Goodin, but the similarities end there. Look out for triplets and sixteenth notes.

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