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FROM BILLY TO JACK. AKA and see AKA and see "Denis Doody's (2)," "Glen cottage No. 2," "Glen Cottage Polka (1) (The), "Green Cottage (2) (The)," "Green Cottage Polka No. 2," "Glin Cottage Polka (1) (The)," "Quarry Cross," "St. Patrick Was a Gentleman (2)," "St. Patrick Was Your Patron Saint." Irish, Polka. Ireland, Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB'. Source O'Leary said: "(West Kerry fiddlers) Billy Clifford and Jack Clifford are the only two I ever heard playing that polka. Billy's father John Clifford, Julia's husband, he used to play that for every set. He was well able to, it was lovely."

Source for notated version: accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region), recorded at Na Píobairí Uilleann, October, 1984 [Moylan].

Printed sources: Moylan (Johnny O'Leary), 1994; No. 160, p. 92.

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