Bill Cheatum

As played by Gary Lee Moore from the Oklahoma region

Reel or Breakdown in A

From the Gary Lee Moore Collection

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Recording of Gary Lee Moore released on the album Uncle Pig


Moore reports that he learned Bill Cheatum from his father. This is an excellent contest-style setting, with a very cool trill in the B part. The second and fourth times through include variations on the A part that go up to a high C#.

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Bill Cheatum

Dr. Fiddle's Favorite Breakdowns and Reels

Texas Fiddle

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