Topeka Polka

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 Theme code Index    1L5L35L 4L6L42
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    Howdy Forrester
 Region    United States
 Genre/Style    Bluegrass, Old-Time
 Meter/Rhythm    Polka
 Key/Tonic of    B
 Accidental    2 flats
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    2/2
 Structure    AABBAABBCC
 Book/Manuscript title    
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Artist    Howdy Forrester
 Title of recording    Howdy's Fiddle and Howdy Too
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Stoneway 127
 Year recorded    1973
 Score   (1)   

X:1 T:Topeka Polka N:From the playing of Tennessee fiddler Howard "Big Howdy" Forrester N:(1922-1987) a popularizer and practiser of the "Texas" or "show fiddle" N:style. He was a long-time member of Roy Acuff's Smoky Mountain Boys. M:C| L:1/8 Q:"Fast" D:Stoneway 1080 (45 RPM), Howdy Forrester - "Topeka Polka" (1973) D: Z:Transcribed by Andrew Kuntz K:Bb B,DFB dBFD|EFGB edcB|ABcf afgf |bfg2 B4| B,DFB dBFD|EFGB edcB|ABcf agfd|BABc B4:| |:ab|g6 ab|f6f2|ecAF EFCc|d6ab| g6 ab|f6 ff|ecAF EFdc|1B6:|2B2|| K:Eb |:G2A2=A2|B8|z2 E2GB2e-|ed-dd- d-c-cc-|cB-BA G2F2 |C6F2| GF=EF G2F2|B,4- B,CDE |1{G}F/E/FG F2E2|G,8|1z2:|2G2F2|E8||