Jimmy Doyle's Polka (1)

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JIMMY DOYLE'S (POLKA) [1]. AKA and see "Din Tarrant's (6)," "Gneevgullia (The)," "Jimmy Doyle's No. 1," "Jimmy Doyle's Favourite Polka." Irish, Polka. Ireland, Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Jimmy Doyle is a button accordion player from Sliabh Luachra, County Kerry.

Source for notated version: accordion player Johnny O'Leary (Sliabh Luachra region), recorded in recital at Na Píobairí Uilleann, February, 1981 [Moylan]; set dance music recorded at Na Píobairí Uilleann in the 1980's [Taylor].

Printed sources: Breathnach (CRÉ III), 1985; No. 74, p. 36 (appears untitled). Ceol, vol. 5, No. 1 (appears untitled). Mallinson (100 Irish Polkas), 1997; No. 88, p. 34 (appears as "Jimmy Doyle's Favourite"). Miller & Perron (101 Polkas), 1978; No. 9 (appears as "Jimmy Doyle's Favorite"). Miller & Perron (Irish Traditional Fiddle Music), 2nd Edition, 2006; p. 131. Moylan (Johnny O'Leary), 1994; No. 51, pp. 30-31. Taylor (Music for the Sets: Yellow Book), 1995; p. 12 (appears as "Jimmy Doyle's Favourite"). Treoir.

Recorded sources: RTE CD174, "The Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Master Padraig O'Keeffe."

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Hear the tune played in a 1974 recording of Julia Clifford and Seamus Mac Mathúna at the Comhaltas Archive [2]




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