Bonnie Kate

As played by Benny Thomasson from the Texas region

Reel or Breakdown in D

From the Benny Thomasson Collection

3 files for this tune:

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


1967 field recording of Benny Thomasson available here


This reel probably originated in Ireland. Oddly enough, Thomasson didn’t play a lot of variations on this one, so it isn’t very difficult. Look out for G#s in the B part.

This tune is a member of the following groups:

Texas Fiddle

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