Acorn Hill Breakdown

As played by Gary Lee Moore from the Oklahoma region

Reel or Breakdown in D

From the Gary Lee Moore Collection

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Recording of Gary Lee Moore (MP3 here)


Moore said that he learned this tune from Amos Chase in Kansas. It was originally written by Tennessee fiddler Tommy Jackson, and named after a small community in Tennessee. Moore’s version has a somewhat jazzy/bluesy feel. It’s pretty straightforward, but watch out for slides from F natural to F#.

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Texas Fiddle

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