As played by Benny Thomasson from the Texas region

Reel or Breakdown in D

From the Benny Thomasson Collection

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1974 field recording of Benny Thomasson released on the album Benny Thomasson: Say Old Man, Can You Play the Fiddle


This is a very nice version of Dixie. It is very much in the spirit of, and probably influenced by, Doc Roberts’ version. Be careful of the timing, as Thomasson almost plays it as a rag.

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Texas Fiddle

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