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PADDY SCANLON’S. AKA and see “I Looked East and I Looked West,” “Martin Mulvihill's Polka.” Irish, Polka. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Paddy Scanlon was a musician from the Kerry/Limerick border area. The tune appears in the collection of New York fiddler and teacher Martin Mulvihill (1919-1987), originally from Glin in west County Limerick. Julia Clifford recorded the tune under the alternate title "I Looked East and I Looked West."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Black (Music’s the Very Best Thing), 1996; No. 329, p. 176. Mulvihill (1st Collection), 1986; No. 1, p. 112.
Recorded sources: Ossian OSS CD 130, Sliabh Notes – “Along Blackwater’s Banks” (2002).
See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info