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Comment by Paul Draper on January 30, 2016 at 10:13am
Well played! This one will remain in the far-back pages of Buckley for me.
Comment by Chris Prieto on January 30, 2016 at 11:10am
Wow. What a tune!
Comment by Strumelia on February 2, 2016 at 7:39pm

This brings up the question of the reference to a kettle drum.  Would a kettle drum have been used in some of these tunes supposedly intended for a dance/polka setting?  Drums are pretty traditional in dance music after all.  Are there any members here who are knowledgeable in mid 1800s American use of drums in popular/folk/dance music?

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