The Black Silk Slip polka

The Black Silk Slip has been added to 5 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Black Silk Slip
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|Ad fc/e/|fd BA|Ad ec/e/|fe e2|
Ad fc/e/|fd BA|Af Af|Bc d2:|
|:A/f/A/f/ Ad|ce fd|B/e/B/e/ Bc|dB A2|
A/f/A/f/ Ad|ce fd|Bc d>e|fd d2:||
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The Black Silk Slip

composed by Terry Winch http://www.terencewinch.com/music.html
Terry plays the D/C# accordion in a unique East Coast Irish-American style. This tune is on the album Hard New York Days by his band Celtic Thunder (no relation to the PBS schlockmeisters.) http://friendsofsliabhluachra.tumblr.com/post/87995252367/three-zany-irish-american-polkas-from-the-mind-of
This tune is a blast to play on any box with a D row—you can play it all on three buttons and never shift your fingers!

Terry writes: I wrote this tune long ago when I was still playing the Butti accordion http://www.tedmcgraw.com/Butti_files/WinchButti2redu.jpg (my first box ever), which had just 3 buttons on the C# row & I thought it would be an interesting challenge to write a tune using only those 6 notes. On the recording, we play it once in C#, then jump to D.