Going Down to Lynchburg Town to Pack My Tobacco Down

As played by Melvin Wine from the West Virginia region

Reel or Breakdown in A

From the Melvin Wine Collection

3 files for this tune:

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


Field recording available on the CD/DVD set "One More Time": The Life and Music of Melvin Wine from the Augusta Heritage Center


Lynchburg is a fun breakdown, but also a little challenging. You have to play Ds on the fourth string and also unison As on the second and third strings. This is made a little easier by being played out of a cross-tuning.

Cross-tune to AEAE.

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