Dick Tobin’s polka

Also known as The Black Mill.

There are 5 recordings of this tune.

Dick Tobin’s has been added to 2 tune sets.

Dick Tobin's has been added to 14 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: Dick Tobin's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
|:e/d/ | eA AB | cd/c/ BA | dG GB | dB AG |
EA AB | cd/c/ BA | Be dB | BA A :|
|:B | e>e ed | eA AB | d>e dc | B/A/G Bd |
e>e ed | ef ge | dB GA | BA A :|
2
X: 2
T: Dick Tobin's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Amin
|: EA AB | Bc BA | dB GB | AG ED |
EA AB | Bc BA | dB GB |1 AE FD :|2 AB ^cd ||
|: e>^f ed | ^cA AB/^c/ | df dc | B/A/G B/c/d |
e>^f ed | ^cd e^f | ge dB |1 AB ^cd :|2 AE FD ||
3
X: 3
T: Dick Tobin's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Ador
|:eA AB|cd/c/ BA|dG G>B|dB AG|
EA AB|cd/c/ BA|Be dB|BA A2:|
|:e>=f ed|eA AB/c/|d>e dc|BG Bd|
e>=f ed|ef ge|dB GA|BA A2:|

Six comments

That B-part is very familiar. Has anyone laid claim to composing this one Nigel? Is there any other history behind it?

That one too. 😉

Re: Dick Tobin’s

Where did your setting come from, Donargot?