Atkins Polka (4)
ATKINS POLKA #4. Canadian, Polka. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. Popularized by radio and TV fiddler Don Messer and his group The Islanders. The tune was in the repertoire of Grant Lamb (b. 1915), former Manitoba champion fiddler, who sometimes called it "Cinnamon."
Printed sources: Messer (Way Down East), 1948; No. 46. Messer (Anthology of Favorite Fiddle Tunes), 1980; No. 90, pg. 60.
Recorded sources: Grant Lamb: Manitoba Fiddler, Voyager 312