Billy in the Low Ground

As played by Clark Kessinger from the West Virginia region

Reel or Breakdown in C

From the Clark Kessinger Collection

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Recording of Clark Kessinger released on the album The Legend of Clark Kessinger


West Virginia fiddler Clark Kessinger played this nice version of Billy in the Low Ground extremely fast, at what I would consider to be a breakneck tempo. Look out for slides up to unison Es. Play notes marked with an X in the ending using a Spiccato bowstroke.


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