Father's Polka (1)

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X:1 T:Father's Polka [1] M:4/4 L:1/8 R:Polka S:Ned Pearson (1875-?) K:G DG|B2B2 BAGB|e2d2 dBGB|d2c2 cAFA|c2 Bc BAGA| B2B2 BAGB|e2d2 dBGB|d2c2 cAFA|G2B2G2:| |:Bc|d2d2 g3g|f2A2 AGAB|cBcd f3e|d2B2 BABc| d2d2 g3g|f2A2AGAB|cBcd e2f2|g4g2:| |:ef|g2g2 G3A|B2A2 A2GA|BcBc D2 EF|GABc dcBd| g2g2 G3A|B2A2 A2GA|BcBc D2 EF|G2B2G2:|



FATHER'S POLKA [1]. English, Polka. G Major (Carlin): D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Miller & Perron): AA'BB (Carlin). Recorded by Borders fiddler Ned Pearson.


Additional notes
Source for notated version : - Recorded in Cambo, Northumberland, 16th June 1954; BBC 20623 & Topic 12T283, as Father's Polka on both

Printed sources : - Carlin (Master Collection of Dance Music for the Violin), 1984; No. 10, p. 19. Miller & Perron (101 Polkas), 1978; No. 97.

Recorded sources : - Topic 12TS382, New Victory Band - "One More Dance and Then" (1978. Learned from Border fiddler Ned Pearson). The Posh Band - "English" (2011). X-Tradition TMM1927CD (As "My Father's Polka - from Ned Pearson")




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