Bridgie Con Matt's Favourite

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BRIDGIE CON MATT'S FAVOURITE. AKA and see "Johnny Leary's Polka (4)," "Willie Doherty's." Irish, Polka. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The title refers to Bridgie Con Matt Kelleher (nee Bridgie Murphy, one of the famed Weaver Murphy sisters from Lisheen, Gneeveguila, Co Kerry).

Source for notated version: accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border) [Moylan].

Printed sources: Moylan (Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 293, pp. 169-170.

Recorded sources: Globestyle Irish CDORBD 085, Billy Clifford - "The Rushy Mountain" (1994. A reissue CD of Topic recordings from Sliabh Luachra musicians). Topic 12T312, "Billy Clifford" (appears as "Willie Doherty's"). Topic 12T358, "Jackie Daly" (appears as "Johnny Leary's").




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