Granny, Will Your Dog Bite?

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 Common Ground, streaming audio available here


This is a catchy little crooked piece.  I suspect it originated from a play party song.  Look out for unison As and Es, and remember that the Gs are all natural unless specifically marked as sharp.

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