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X:1 T:Texas Wagoner S:Eck Robertson (1887-1975, Amarillo, Texas) M:C| L:1/8 D:County CD CO 3515, "Eck Robertson: Old Time Texas Fiddler" (1998) D:Victor V40145 (78 RPM), Eck Robertson & Family (1929) F:https://www.slippery-hill.com/recording/texas-wagoner Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:C ag|edcG ABcd|efga gedc|BGAG EFGA|Bcde d2ag| edcG ABcd|efga gedc|egaa abag|ec[Ec][Ec] [E2c2]ag| edcG ABcd|efga gedc|Bddd dedc|BGBc d2gf| edcG ABcd|efga gedc|egaa abag|ec c2||cAGF| |:ECDC A,B,CD|EGAB cBAG|FD3 D2Bc|dedB cBAG| ECDC A,B,CD|EGAB c2c2|cdeg aged|1c2 (d/c/B) cAGF:|2 c2 (d/c/B) c2|| P:Alternate 'A' part |:[E2A2]-|[EA]cgc [EA]cgc|[EA]cga gedc|Bcdc Bcdc|BGBc d2gf| [EA]cgc [EA]cgc|([EA]c)[cg][ca] [c2g2] +slide+a-g|egga +slide+c'eag|e[c2e2]d [c2e2]:|]



Eck Robertson
TEXAS WAGONER. American, Reel (cut time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). "Texas Wagoner" is fiddler Eck Robertson's [1] (1887-1975, Amarillo, Texas) version of the "Wagoner (1)" or "Tennessee Wagoner" family of tunes, with parts reversed from what is usually played. Robertson recorded the tune in August, 1929, in Dallas, Texas, for Victor Records, accompanied by his family band that included his wife Nettie on guitar, his daughter Daphne on tenor guitar and his son Dueron on tenor banjo. It was one of four sides recorded at the session, including "There's a Brown Skin Gal Down the Road", "Amarillo Waltz" and "Brown Kelly Waltz."


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Recorded sources : - County 202, "Eck Roberstson: Famous Cowboy Fiddler" (1963). County 527, Eck Robertson - "Old Time Fiddle Classics, vol. 2" (1973). County CD CO 3515, "Eck Robertson: Old Time Texas Fiddler" (1998). Victor V40145 (78 RPM), Eck Robertson & Family (1929).

See also listing at :
Hear Eck Robertson's 1929 recording at Slippery Hill [2] and youtube.com [3]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [4]



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