Grey Eagle

As played by Eck Robertson from the Texas region

Reel or Breakdown in A

From the Eck Robertson Collection

3 files for this tune:

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


Field Recording of Eck Robertson (a different field recording was released on the album Eck Robertson: Famous Cowboy Fiddler, which may be downloaded album here)


This is a very interesting crooked setting of Grey Eagle by influential Texas fiddler Eck Robertson. He plays some nice syncopation in the A part, with an extra two beats. He plays two distinct versions of the B part, one of the crooked and the other high.

Cross-tune to AEAE.

This tune is a member of the following groups:


Grey Eagle

Texas Fiddle

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