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Which key depends on which accordion.

On a piano accordion, G would be a very likely key that would be used. Usually in zydeco, when using a piano accordion, they tend to stick to the "easy" keys like G, F.

This song doesn't seem like it would really be at its best on a single row, but I suspect it would fit better on the pull key rather than the push. I can't say that I have tried it on a single row, however.

In my opinion, this is one of those songs that really stands out best on a triple row, which is where I play it. On a triple row, it would be played in the third position of the middle and outer rows. On an F/Bb/Eb triple row, this is Eb. You could also do it on the inner and center rows, in the key of Ab. But Eb works better for me.


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