Annotation:Johnny Mickey's Polka

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JOHNNY MICKEY'S POLKA. AKA - "Johnny Mickey Barry's." AKA and see "Polca an Dreoilín," "Tourniore Lasses," "Wren (1) (Polka) (The)." Irish, Polka. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. David Taylor (1992) remarks that the tune was named after Johnny Mickey Barry (?-1981), a renowned concertina player from Toureendarby, near Newmarket, in the Sliabh Luachra region. The polka was recorded in a set with the tune "Salmon Tails" by the Oyster Band and has been called "Salmon Tailing up the River (2)" as a result.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Mallinson (100 Irish Polkas), 1997; No. 37, p. 14 (appears as "Johnny Mickey Barry's"). Taylor (Through the Half-door), 1992; No. 70, p. 50.

Recorded sources : - Gael-Linn CEF 057, "Séamus Creagh & Jackei Daly" (1977).

See also listing at :
Alan Ng's [1]
Hear Séamus Creagh and Jackey Daly's recording at Soundcloud [2]

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