Salt River

As played by Wilson Douglas from the West Virginia region

Reel or Breakdown in A mixolydian

From the Southern Appalachians Collection

3 files for this tune:

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


Recording of Wilson Douglas released on the album The Right Hand Fork of Rush’s Creek


This interesting version of Salt River comes from West Virginia fiddler Wilson Douglas. I really like the syncopation in Douglas’ version. Also look out for sixteenth notes.

This tune is a member of the following groups:

Salt River (Salt Creek)

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