Pretty Polly Ann (3)
X:1 T:Pretty Polly Ann  N:Transcribed by John Hartford from the playing of Texas Shorty, who, as N:a teenager, learned the tune from Eck Robertson in Amarillo, Tx., where N:he and his father used to go. Eck lived on the main road. Shorty learned to N:tune the fiddle down from him. He also taught Shorty "Lost Indian " [John Hartford]. N:Transcribed by John Hartford from the playing of Jim "Texas Shorty" Chancellor, N:who also had the tune from Benny Thomasson. N:AEac# tuning (fiddle). Finger notes in transcription as if fiddle was in standard N:tuning. M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Reel B:Devil's Box, vol. 30, No. 3, Fall 1996 (p. 7) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:A |:e/g/g/a/ ga/g/|e/g/g/a/ g2|e/g/g/a ga/g/|e/A/B/c/ A2:| "+"e"+"A [G,2D2]|"+"e"+"A [D2B2]|"+"e"+"A DE/D/|E/A/A/B/ A2||
PRETTY POLLY ANN . American, Reel (2/4 time). USA, Texas. A Major. AEAc# tuning (fiddle). AAB.