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JACK SWEENEY'S [3]. AKA and see "Mairi's Wedding." Irish, Polka. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AA'BB'. A frequently heard polka at Irish sessions (often known under the alternate title) although the tune's origins lie in the Scottish Hebrides. Sweeney was a musician who passed on numerous polkas to a young Johnny O'Leary.

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

Printed sources: Moylan (Johnny O'Leary), 1994; No. 270, p. 154.

Recorded sources:

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




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