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Polka Music: Happy Music Makes Happy People No Matter Where You’re From

There have always been multiple styles of polka music and dancing. The following descriptions are a generalization. The two main styles are Northern and Texas. Northern has come out of the Germanic/Polish style due to the large number of immigrants to the Chicago, Cleveland, and Midwest states who have kept their roots music and adapted to the area. The general style is very staccato and danced with a hopping step.