Jim Keeffe's Polka (2)

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JIM KEEFFE'S (POLKA) [2]. AKA - "Jim Keefe's." AKA and see "Colm Danagher's," "Michael Murphy's Slide," "Rachael Finch's Fancy," "Siobhán Hurl's." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). A Mixolydian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. The tune appears as an untitled polka in the idiosyncratic manuscript music notation of peripatetic Sliabh Luachra fiddler and fiddle teacher Padraig O'Keeffe (1887-1963).


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

Printed sources : - Mallinson (100 Irish Polkas), 1997; No. 21, p. 9. Moylan (Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 188, p. 109.






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