Boys In The Bunkhouse polka

Also known as The Boys In The Bunkhouse.

There is 1 recording of this tune.

Boys In The Bunkhouse has been added to 2 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Boys In The Bunkhouse
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|:eA AA|GA Bc|de/d/ cB|Ac e>f|
eA AA|GA Bc|de/d/ cB|BA A2:|
|:ef/g/ aa|ga B2|Bc de|fe ce|
ef/g/ aa|ga B2|Bc/d/ eG|BA A2:|

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Boys In The Bunkhouse

Newfoundland single. From the playing of Patrick Moran & Chris Andrews.

It’s also played down in Cmaj. A few other recordings: The Fogo Island Accordion Group, Gerald Freake, and Dorman Ralph.

And a few variations:
- 1st and 5th bars of A Part part could have an ornament in place of the opening eA, or, simply e2
- 4th bar of B Part could go "fe ce"
- 7th bar of B Part could go "Bc/d/ eB" or "Bc/d/ eG/A/"
- 8th bar of both parts could go "cA A2" or "eA A2", depending on the previous bar.