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Thread #33332   Message #3000028
Posted By: Mr Happy
05-Oct-10 - 08:42 AM
Thread Name: Origin: Bluebell Polka (Jimmy Shand?)
Subject: RE: Origin: Bluebell Polka (Jimmy Shand?)
Subject: RE: Bluebell Polka
From: Malcolm Douglas - PM
Date: 19 Apr 01 - 08:54 AM

Just in case you haven't seen them already, here is a link to references at The Fiddler's Companion, which also makes an interesting comparison with Flop Eared Mule:

Bluebell Polka and other references



I've been searching the similarities of Flop eared mule & Bluebell Polka on another thread & just found Malcolm's link, above.

On JC's tune site, there's a number of different tunes called 'Bluebell', but the one almost identical to 'Donkey'is 'BluebellPolka'

Anyone know which came first & is one derived from the other?