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Breakdown 098

Breakdown 098

Tune Title

This tune is known by several titles. It was called "Richmond Polka" by Red Williams, who recorded it for me. The same title was used on a 78-rpm Brunswick record of about 1935 by Clark Kessinger. This tune is called "Redman's Reel" in Ford's book. A fiddler in Loudoun County, Virginia, advised me in 1962 that the title is "The Robert E. Lee Swing." Cy Kines has always known this tune as "The Rocky Road to Dublin."

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