Flop-Eared Mule, aka the Donkey Reel

Key: D/A

Form: Polka


X: 3
T: The Flop-Eared Mule
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: e2 | "D" f2 ff d2 dd | "D" A2 AA F2 FF | "A" E2 EF GF E2 | "D" DEFG A2 A2 |
"D" f2 ff d2 dd | "D" A2 AA F2 FF | "A" E2 EF GF E2 | "D" D2 F2 D2 :|
|: cd | "A" e2 ec e2 ec | "A" efed c2 cc | "E" B2 Bc dc B2 | "A" ABcd e2 cd |
"A" e2 ec e2 ec | "A" efed c2 c2 | "E" B2 Bc d2 cB | "A" A2 c2 A2 :|


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Sheet Music in PDF: The Flop-Eared Mule


Source (if known): Trad?*

Other Tunes in Set:

Region: USA

*Notes: “This tune is a shortened version of “Detroit Schottische” written and published in 1854 by Adam Couse. It was one of the most popular dance tunes in America at that time.”
–From a comment on TheSession.org by BillScates