Bonkers In Yonkers reel

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

Bonkers In Yonkers has been added to 26 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: Bonkers In Yonkers
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
|:Ae e/e/e gage|e/e/e ec dcBG|Ac c/c/c dcBA|G/G/G FG EFGE|
Ae e/e/e gage|e/e/e ec dcBG|AecA dcBA|GEFG A2 AG:|
|:E2-EA GA E2-|EAGA EDCD|E2 EA GABc|dfec dcBA|E2-EA GA E2-|
EAGA EDCD|1 EAAG ABcd-|dcBG A2 AG:|2 EAAG ABcd-|dcBG A4||

Four comments

Bonkers in Yonkers

A great reel by Joanie Madden of Cherish the Ladies. Played in Bb on track 1 of their cd Woman of the House.

…is Amaj the original tonality of the tune? Or did you transpose it yourself from Bb to A?

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Bonkers in Yonkers

It’s played in Bb on the cd so that’s probably the original key. It does seem to suit Bb !

AEAE Fiddle tuning

For those who like to re-tune the fiddle, this finger excellently in AEAE tuning.