Uncle Joe

As played by Eck Robertson from the Texas region

Reel or Breakdown in G

From the Eck Robertson Collection

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Field Recording of Eck Robertson


This tune, that Robertson called Uncle Joe, is also known as Hop High Ladies and Miss McCloud’s Reel. Robertson played a pretty straightforward version. His bowing in the recording was quite aggressive, consisting mostly of sawstrokes.

This tune is a member of the following groups:

Hop High Ladies, Miss McCloud's Reel, Uncle Joe

Texas Fiddle

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