Eighth of January

As played by Eck Robertson from the Texas region

Reel or Breakdown in D

From the Eck Robertson Collection

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Melody-Only Transcription (PDF)
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Field Recording of Eck Robertson


Robertson played this well-known breakdown six times through, with a high B part on the odd times through and a low B part on the low times through. This is a pretty nice version of Eighth of January.

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Texas Fiddle

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