Pretty Polly Ann (3)

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 Theme code Index    3556 3556
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Eck Robertson
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Old-Time, Texas/Oklahoma
 Meter/Rhythm    Reel (single/double)
 Key/Tonic of    A
 Accidental    3 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/4
 History    USA(Southwest)
 Structure    AAB
 Editor/Compiler    Biography:Stephen F. Davis
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Devil's Box vol. 30 No. 3
 Tune and/or Page number    p. 7
 Year of publication/Date of MS    Fall 1996
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Pretty Polly Ann [3] 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 [1]" [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||