Crow Black Chicken

As played by the Leake County Revelers from the Mississippi region

Reel or Breakdown in A

From the Leake County Revelers Collection

2 files for this tune:

Melody-Only Transcription (PDF)


78rpm record


This is a simple, repetitive tune with some nice syncopation. There are two fiddles in the recording, one often playing an octave below the lead. As in all such cases, I have tried to extract a fiddle lead that can be played on a single fiddle.

Video of Old Crow Medicine Show’s rendition:


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