American old-timey tune (with my chord settings added).
Begins in D-Maj and modulates into A-Major for the second part. It sets well with the Flop-Eared Mule:
- which modulates in a similar way.
“The Richmond Cotillion” ~ a few YouTubes
A popular old-time tune for squares and contras in North America…
History first ~
Blue Ridge Highballers (led by Charley La Prade, fiddler) play "Green Mountain Polka" (also called "The Richmond Cotillion") on
Columbia 15070-D, recorded on March 23, 1926 ~ up tempo
DaCosta Woltz’s Southern Broadcasters (Frank Neal & His Boys) "Richmond Cotillion" May 1927
Da Costa Woltz’s Southern Broadcasters - Richmond Cotillion - (1927-1929)
"Richmond Cotillion" w/dancing
"Richmond", The Bee Eaters with Bruce Molsky
"Richmond Cotillion" ~ Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting and Nancy Kerr
Mike Seeger also recorded this on his album "Old Time Country Music"
“The Richmond Cotillion” ~ another transcription, including in the Bass clef
X:2 “The Richmond Cotillion”
In 2/4 time…