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BOYS AROUND THE WORLD. See "Sally Lost Her Slipper." Old-Time, Polka. USA; Nebraska, Missouri. A Major. Standard or AEae tunings (fiddle). AABB. Christeson notes that there are similarities between this tune and African-American fiddler Bill Driver's "Sally Lost her Slipper."

Sources for notated versions: fiddler Bob Walters, April, 1950 (Burt County, Nebraska) [Christeson]; Cyril Stinnett (Mo.) [Phillips].

Printed sources: R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddlers' Repertory, vol. 1), 1973; p. 16. Phillips (Traditional American Fiddle Tunes), vol. 2, 1995; p. 334.

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Hear the tune played by fiddler John White (born 1936 in a farmhouse near Ethel in Macon County, Missouri) play the tune at Voyager Records [1]




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