Hawk Caught the Chicken

As played by Eck Robertson from the Texas region

Reel or Breakdown in G

From the Eck Robertson Collection

3 files for this tune:

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


Field Recording of Eck Robertson


I am guessing that Robertson learned this from the Doc Roberts’ 1930 recording (the transcription of which can be found here). Robertson played both a low B part and a high B part.

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Texas Fiddle

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