Going Back to Tokyo

As played by Melvin Wine from the West Virginia region

Reel or Breakdown in G

From the Melvin Wine Collection

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Field recording available on the CD/DVD set "One More Time": The Life and Music of Melvin Wine from the Augusta Heritage Center


I really like this improbably-named breakdown. I haven’t been able to find any information about this tune, but if I were to hazard a guess, I would suppose that it was written or inspired by a veteran who was in Tokyo at some point after the Second World War.

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Dr. Fiddle's Favorite Breakdowns and Reels

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