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Red Hills Polka

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Size: 2,183kb, uploaded 6/29/2007 12:35:02 PM
Genre: Old-Time / Playing Style: Unknown/None Chosen

PigAnkle - recorded 2003



6 comments on “Red Hills Polka”

oldlongbow Says:
Monday, July 9, 2007 @2:34:54 PM

I fell off my chair when I saw you played "Red Hill Polka" !! That's one of the 2 or 3 Bob Holt tunes I can handle. You do it up with GUSTO!!!

My wife's guitar playin' arm just about falls off a few minutes in to this tune...I can't stop playing once I start it. Holt was incredible.

 

Midwest_Fiddler Says:
Wednesday, July 25, 2007 @3:48:56 PM

Excellent rendition Kirk, et al.

Bob Holt learned from Allen Street String Band (either their tape or from Bill Rintz or Dave Landreth).  Allen Street learned it from a woman fiddler (I'm not sure if they got her name or not) when they were playing at Red Hills State Park in IL.  I think Dave had to run a mile to get the tape recorder, but he got the job done and lived to tell about it.  :-) The source had no name so they started calling it Red Hills Polka.

Chirps

OTJunky Says:
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 @9:47:28 PM

What a great tune - never heard it before.

--OTJ

David M. Says:
Monday, July 20, 2009 @7:00:40 AM

Great tune. So this is you playing this and it's a Bob Holt tune? very cool. Holt truly was amazing.

dsreiner Says:
Thursday, October 8, 2009 @10:39:37 AM

Really fine playing on this one, Kirk, and a catchy tune, too.

Dave Reiner

Peghead Says:
Friday, June 13, 2014 @10:48:44 AM

Good one!

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