Cow Behind the Fence

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 Theme code Index    5653 1316
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 Composer/Core Source    Bill Black
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Polka
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
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 Structure    AABBCC
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COW BEHIND THE FENCE, THE. Irish, Polka. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC. Composed by Falmouth, Massachusetts, writer and musician Bill Black.



X: 1
T: Cow Behind the Fence (polka)
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
C: (c) B. Black [http://www.capeirish.com/]
N: "We were visiting the late Mick Cronin up beyond Gneevgullia one 
N: pitch-dark night some years back. I was parking the car near a 
N: fence when suddenly one his cows - which, unbeknownst to me, had 
N: presumably been sound asleep on the other side of the same fence - 
N: awakened and let forth a hair-raising MOOO. Naturally I yelped and 
N: dropped my banjo at the unexpected noise, and of course the racket 
N: only scared the poor beast even more. By the time we were leaving, 
N: no cow was in evidence - guess she had gone across the field to sleep 
N: in peace far from any crazy urban banjo players. This tune is dedicated 
N: to her."
R: polka
K: D
A>d cd | BA FA | DA FA | DA B2 | A>d cd | BA FD | E>G FD | A,C D2 :|
E>A ce | ae cA | E>A ce | gf e2 | E>A ce | ae ce | f>e dA | Bc d2 :|
dA FA | dA FD | A,>C EF | GF E2 | dA FA | dA FD | A,>C EG | FE D2 :|


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