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CHICAGO GLIDE. American, Dance Tune (2/4 and 3/4 time). F Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Appears to develop into a waltz. Chicago takes its name from the Native American word chicagou, or the onion place, a hollow where wild garlic grew at the southern tip of Lake Michigan.

Source for notated version: Kenner C. Kartchner (Arizona) [Shumway].

Printed sources: Ruth (Pioneer Western Folk Tunes), 1948; No. 135, p. 48. Shumway (Frontier Fiddler), 1990; p. 267.


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