Racketty Jack's Reel
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RACKETTY JACK'S REEL. American, Reel. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. "Rackety Jack" and "Ha'penny" were recorded in medly on n Irish music 78 RPM (OKeh 21021) by accordion player Eddie Hernon (with pianist Tom Badger). There was a vaudeville and music hall song called "Rackety Jack," although the association with Ryan's reel title is unknown.
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Cole (1000 Fiddle Tunes), 1940; p. 40. Ryan’s Mammoth Collection, 1883; p. 66. White’s Unique Collection, 1896; No. 68, p. 12.