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BLUEBIRD POLKA, THE. AKA and see "Blue Bird Reel (2)." French-Canadian, Reel or Polka. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB.
Source for notated version: learned by caller Dudley Laufman (Canterbury, New Hampshire) from the playing of Eddie Charet et ses Troubadours "at a great dance in Chicopee."
Printed sources: Laufman (Okay, Let's Try a Contra, Men on the Right, Ladies on the Left, Up and Down the Hall), 1973; p. 19 (appears as "Bluebird Reel"). Miller & Perron (101 Polkas), 1978; No. 72.