Cluck Old Hen

As played by Ed Haley from the West Virginia region

Reel or Breakdown in A mixolydian

From the Southern Appalachians Collection

3 files for this tune:

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


Private recording of Ed Haley released on the album Ed Haley, Volume 2: Grey Eagle


As with all Ed Haley tunes, this is a really nice arrangement. It has two distinct parts that vary in length between repetitions of the tune. Look out for the pizzicato notes in the B part that imitate the cluck of a chicken.

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