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X:1 T:Pa Kean's M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Polka B:Johnny O'Leary of Sliabh Luachra K:D |:Ad cB | AF DE/D/ | GF/G/ BA | FA DE/D/ | Ad cB | AF DE/ F/ | GE BA |D2 D2 :| |:dc/d/ fa | ge ed/e/ | A/B/c/d/ eg | fd dA | dA/d/ fa | ge e/f/e/d | cBba | d2 d2  :| |:A3/2G/ AF | FE EB/c/ |d3/2c/ dB | c2 c/d/c/B/ | Ad fe/c/ | Ac ec/B/ |AB/c/ df | e2 e2 :| |:a^g ag/f/ | e^d ec | Bc/B/ AF | E2 E2 | e^d/e/ fe | cA FA | EF A3/2B/|A2 A2 :|

PA KEANE’S. AKA and see "Ballyoran Polka (2) (The)," "Maggie Scollard's Polka," "Many's a Wild Night," "Russian Cavalry." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCCDD. A two-part version is called “Many's a Wild Night.” English melodeon player and folk recording entrepreneur Peter Kennedy recorded the tune c. 1950 with his band The Haymakers under the title "Russian Calvary" (Folktrax FTX-324 - "Everybody Swing").

Additional notes
Source for notated version : - accordion player Johnny O’Leary (Sliabh Luachra region of the Cork-Kerry border) [Moylan].

Printed sources : - Moylan (Johnny O’Leary of Sliabh Luachra), 1994; No. 205, pp. 118-119.

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