The Town Green polka

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

The Town Green has been added to 13 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Town Green
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:GG/A/ Bd|ed gB/c/|dc c/B/c|ed d/^c/d|
GG/A/ Bd|ed gB/c/|dc A/d/e/f/|gg g2:|
|:gB/c/ d/c/B/A/|G/B/d/g/ bb|F/A/c/e/ aa|F/A/g/a/ g2|
gB/c/ d/c/B/A/|G/B/d/g/ bb|F/A/c/e/ aa|gg g2:|
|:GE/G/ cG|BA A/^G/A|GB/d/ =fd|=fe e/d/e|
GE/G/ cG|BA A/^G/A|GB/d/ =fB|cc c2:|
2
X: 2
T: The Town Green
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Cmaj
GG/B/ d^c/d/ | ed g2 | dc c/B/c/d/ | ed d/^c/d |
GG/B/ d^c/d/ | ed g2 | dc A/d/f/a/ | gg/g/ g :|
gB/c/ d/c/A/F/ | G/B/d/g/ bb | F/A/d/f/ aa | A/d/f/a/ gg |
gB/c/ dc/A/ | G/B/d/g/ b2 | F/A/d/f/ ag/f/ | gg/g/ g :|
G2 cG | BA A^G/A/ | GB/d/ fB | dc c/B/c/A/ |
GE/G/ cG/c/ | BA A/^G/A/B/ | GB/d/ fB/d/ | ce c :|

Four comments

This is from a old High Level Ranters album.It goes well with Church Street and Jenny Bell’s Polka.

Town Green Polka

Great tune from North East. Recorded by the Posh Band on theie album "English"

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WHINHAM WEEK!!! ~ "The Town Green Polka" ~ by Robert Whinham

X: 1134
T: The Town Green Polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
R: polka
K: Gmaj
|: D |
GG/B/ d^c/d/ | ed g2 | dc c/B/c/d/ | ed d/^c/d |
GG/B/ d^c/d/ | ed g2 | dc A/d/f/a/ | gg/g/ g :|
|: B/c/ |
gB/c/ d/c/A/F/ | G/B/d/g/ bb | F/A/d/f/ aa | A/d/f/a/ gg |
gB/c/ dc/A/ | G/B/d/g/ b2 | F/A/d/f/ ag/f/ | gg/g/ g :|
K: Cmaj
|: c/A/ |
G2 cG | BA A^G/A/ | GB/d/ fB | dc c/B/c/A/ |
GE/G/ cG/c/ | BA A/^G/A/B/ | GB/d/ fB/d/ | ce c :|

ROBERT WHINHAM WEEK ~ come on Dow an the rest of yeez

"Remember Me: The Fiddle Music of Robert Whinham"
Compiled and edited by Graham Dixon
Wallace Music, 1995
ISBN: 0-9511572-1-3

Page 39: "Town Green Polka"

"The hamlet of Town Green (Knarsdale) is near Eals on the west bank of the River South Tyne." ~ Graham Dixon