As played by Daniel Dix Hollis from the Alabama region

Reel or Breakdown in G

From the Daniel Dix Hollis Collection

3 files for this tune:

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


78rpm record (MP3 here)


I was not able to find any information about this tune online, leading me to suspect that it may be a regional tune, perhaps native to Alabama. If anyone has any information about its origins, please contact me. Whistlebee is fairly simple. Just be careful of the syncopation, as that is what really makes this tune.


This tune is a member of the following groups:

Dr. Fiddle's Favorite Breakdowns and Reels

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