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X: 1 T: John Walsh's #1 S: "Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra" (#260) Z: B.Black [1] L: 1/8 M: 2/4 Q: 270 R: polka K: G G>A BA|GE F/E/D|B,E/B,/ ED|B,D ED|GF/G/ BA|GE ED|B,D ED|G2 G2 :| g2 fg|ag gf/e/|dB c/B/A|GA Bd|ga/g/ fg|ag gf/e/|dB c/B/A|G2 G2 :|

JOHN WALSH'S [1]. AKA and see "Derrygallen Bridge (The)," "Derrygalun Bridge," "Newmarket Polka (1)," "Walshe's Polka (2)." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). G Major (Moylan): A Major (Mallinson). Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Fiddler John Walsh is from the townland of Doire Ghealbhan (Derrygallen/Derrygalun), near Kanturk, County Cork, and has composed several slides and polkas that have entered tradition, including this one. In 1999 he was described (by Jackie Daly via Paul de Grae) as being in his 60's, and as being a nice, quiet, shy man.

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. 64, p. 24. Moylan (Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 260, p. 149. Prior (Fionn Seisiún 2), 2003; p. 34.

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