Grigsby's Hornpipe

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GRIGSBY'S HORNPIPE. American, Reel. USA, Texas. A Major. AEac# tuning (fiddle). From Texas fiddler Eck Robertson[1] (1887-1975), who played it in a medley with "Rye Whiskey," recorded in March, 1963, at Robertson's home in Amarillo, Texas. Robertson said on record he was the only fiddler to play the tune.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Clare Milliner & Walt Koken (Milliner-Koken Collection of American Fiddle Tunes), 2011; p. 276.

Printed sources : - County 202, "Eck Robertson: Famous Cowboy Fiddler" (1963). Rounder CD 0359, Skip Gorman - "Lonesome Prairie Love" (1996).



See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]
Hear Eck Robertson's 1963 recording at youtube.com [3]



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