John Egan's Polka (1)

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JOHN EGAN'S (POLKA) [1]. AKA and see "Kerry Polka," "Peg Ryan's." Irish, Polka. 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. John Egan (1903-1989) was one of the founders of the Piper's Club.

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

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

Recorded sources:

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Jane Keefer's Folk Music Index: An Index to Recorded Sources [2]




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