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ROBBIE HOBKIRK'S POLKA. Scottish, Polka; English, Morris Dance Tune (4/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'B (Carlin): AABB (Wade). The tune, composed by Robbie Hobkird of Hawick, has been used for a polka step in the North-West (England) morris dance tradition and as a country dance tune.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Carlin (Master Collection), 1984; No. 127, p. 79. Wade (Mally’s North West Morris Book), 1988; p. 10.

Recorded sources: - Topic 12TS382, New Victory Band - "One More Dance and Then" (1978).

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