Annotation:John Egan's Polka (1)

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JOHN EGAN'S (POLKA) [1]. AKA and see "Kerry Polka," "Peg Ryan's." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). D Major ('A' part) & G Major ('B' part). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A modern polka composed in the Sliabh Luachra tradition that has entered the West Kerry tradition. See note for "annotation:John Egan's Polka (2)" for more on flute player John Egan (1903-1989).

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - accordion player Jackie Daly (County Cork) [Bulmer & Sharpley].

Printed sources : - Bulmer & Sharpley (Music from Ireland, vol. 4), 1976; No. 74. Mac Amhlaoibh & Durham (An Pota Stóir: Ceol Seite Corca Duibne/The Set Dance Music of West Kerry); p. 7.

See also listing at :
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [1]

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