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X:1 T: Din Tarrant's [6] B: Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra R:Polka Z:Paul Kinder M:2/4 L:1/8 K:G G2 GA|BA B/2c/2d|GA/2G/2 dB|AG ED| G>F GA|BA Bd|e/2f/2g f/2g/2a|gG G2:| |:Bd de/2f/2|gf ed|Bd de/2f/2|gB AG/2A/2| Bd de/2f/2|gf ed|B/2c/2d B/2c/2d|BG G2:||



DIN TARRANT'S [6]. AKA and see "Jim Keeffe's Polka (4)," "Newmarket Polka (4)," "O'Keeffe's Polka (1)," "Mert Plunkett's." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The polka is a popular County Kerry tune under a variety of titles, howver, it is an adaptation of the older Scottish march "Wha Wad'na Fecht for Charlie" and "Wha Saw the Forty Twa?"/Wha' saw the Forty Second". It was also adaptged by English morris dancers who played it as "Grand March" and "March Past" (the latter title appears in Lionel Bacon's Morris Ring).


Additional notes
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 Slibh Luachra), 1994; No. 299, pp. 172-173. Taylor (Music for the Sets: Blue Book), 1995; p. 6 (appears as "Din Tarrant's No. 5").



See also listing at :
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]



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