Natchez Under the Hill

As played by Lewis Thomasson from the Texas region

Reel or Breakdown in A

From the Lewis Thomasson Collection

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Recording on the album Lewis Thomasson: Old Texas Fiddle Tunes Played the Old Way


This is Lewis Thomasson’s nice version of Turkey in the Straw, under the name Natchez Under the Hill. Look out for triplets and unison As and Es.

Cross-tune to AEAE.

This tune is a member of the following groups:


Texas Fiddle

Turkey in the Straw, Old Zip Coon, Natchez Under the Hill, Sugar in the Gourd

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