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X:1 T:Shake the Bow S:Bill Driver (Iberia, Missouri) M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Polka B:Christeson - Old Time Fiddler's Repertory vol. 2 (1984, No. 176) K:G B/c/|db a>A|Ba g>A|Bd ^cd|f2e2|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c/d/| f3 e/f/|gf ed|c2 BA|Gb a>A|Ba g>A|Bd ^cd}f2 {g}e2| D/E/F/G/ A/B/c|f3e|dc EF|G2D2|G/F/G/A/ B/d/e/f/|g4| "+".a"+".g "+".B"+".d|"+".f2"+".e2|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c/d/|f3 e/f/|gTf ed|c2 BA| G>A B/d/e/f/|[B4g4]| "+".a"+".g "+".B"+".d|"+".f2"+".e2|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c/d/|f3 e| dc EF|G2 Bc|db a>A|Ba g>A|Bd ^cd|f2 {g}e2|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c| f3 e/f/|gTf ed|c2 BA|Gb a>A|Ba g>A|Bd ^cd|f2 {g}e2| D/E/F/G/ A/B/c|f3 {^d}e|dc EF|GD EF|G/F/G/A/ B/d/e/f/|g4| "+".a"+".g "+".B"+".d|"+".f2"+".e2|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c/d/|f3 e/f/|gTf ed|c2 BA| G>A B/d/e/f/|g4|"+".a"+".g "+".B"+".d|"+".f2"+".e2|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c|f3 {^d}e| dc EF|G2 Bc|db a>A|Ba g>A|Bd ^cd|f2 {g}e2|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c/d/| f3 e/f/|gTf ed|c2 BA|Gb a>A|Ba g>A|Bd ^cd| f2 {^d}e2|D/E/F/G/ A/B/c|f3 e|dc EF|[G3B3]||



SHAKE THE BOW. American, Polka (2/4 time). USA, Missouri. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One Part.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: - African-American fiddler Bill Driver (Miller County, Missouri) [Christeson]. Field recording, July, 1950.

Printed sources : - R.P. Christeson (Old Time Fiddlers Repertory, vol. 2), 1984; No 176, pp. 132-133.

Recorded sources: -



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