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SEAMO’S POLKA. AKA – “Oscar Woods' Polka.” English, Polka (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - Suffolk melodeon player Oscar Woods, who named the tune after a renowned earlier melodeon player from Darsham named Ernest Seaman (b. 1899, Walpole) [Callaghan]. Oscar Woods was an older melodeon player from East Anglia who taught members of the Old Hat Band several tunes.

Printed sources : - Callaghan (Hardcore English), 2007; p. 48.

Recorded sources: -Old Hat Records OH-1, Old Hat Band - "The Old Hat Concert Party." EFDSS CD13, Katie Howson & Jeannie Harris – “Hardcore English” (2007. Various artists). Old Hat Records OH04 CD, Katie Howson & Jeannie Harris – “Unbuttoned.” Oscar Woods - "Rig-a-Jig-Jig, The Voice of The People, Volume 9. " Wild Goose Records, Old Swan and - "Fortyssimo" (2014).

See also listing at:
Hear the tune played by melodeon player Lester Bailey [1]



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