John Egan's Polka (2)

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X:1 T:John Egan's Polka [2] M:2/4 L:1/8 K:D B|AF A>d|BG B>d|Ad f>d|ed B/c/d/B/| AF A>d|BG B>d|Ad f>d|ed d:| |:B|Ad f>g|fe ed|ef ga|ba a/^g/a| Ad f>g|fe ed|ef af|ed d:||



JOHN EGAN'S (POLKA) [2]. AKA and see "Black Horse Polka (The)," "Danny Green's," "Darby's Cross," "Fleadh Cheol Polka (2)," "John Clifford's Polka (1)," "Scartaglen Polka (2)." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Researcher Conor Ward has found an early version of the polka under the title "Black Horse Polka (The)" in the McBrien-Rogers music manuscript collection (Rossan, Aughavas, Co. Leitrim) dating to c. 1895-1905.


Additional notes



Printed sources : - Mallinson (100 Irish Polkas), 1997; No. 94, p. 37.

Recorded sources : - Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]
Hear a 1972 recording of the tune by the Castle Céilí Band at the Comhaltas Archive [2]





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