Luther Lively

As played by Gary Lee Moore from the Oklahoma region

Reel or Breakdown in G and C

From the Gary Lee Moore Collection

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Source:

Recording of Gary Lee Moore released on the album Uncle Pig

Comments:

Moore reports that he got this tune from Montana fiddler Dick Barrett, who likely “got it from the great [Texas fiddler] Major Franklin.” Both parts of this tune follow roughly the same pattern with interesting phrasing. The A part is in the key of G, while the B part is in the key of C. I recommend the second and third times through the tune for learning it, as the A part the first time through is irregular (it is missing a measure and the first two lines don’t really follow the pattern of the rest of the tune).


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Texas Fiddle


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