Flop Eared Mule

As played by Austin Rogers from the Alabama region

Reel or Breakdown in D and A

From the Austin Rogers Collection

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Local fiddlers in North Alabama, and Carl Jackson's fiddler on his Banjo Hits album (perhaps Jesse McReynolds?)

Here's another genetic tune. The A part is in the key of D and the B part is in the key of A. This arrangement may be a little bluegrassy. I have included a variation in the B part that gives it a bluesy or jazzy sound.

Here's a Youtube video of Oklahoma fiddler Gary Sizemore playing Flop Eared Mule:

This tune is a member of the following groups:

Flop-Eared Mule, Big-Eared Mule

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