Riding on a Load of Hay
X: 1 T:Riding on a Load of Hay M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Polka K:Edor E>F GA|Be ef/2e/2|dB AG|F/2G/2F/2E/2 DF|! E>F GA|Be e>f|ge B^d|1e2 e2:|2e2 e>f|]! ge fd|ed B>c|dB AG|F/2G/2F/2E/2 Df|! ge fd|ed B>c|dB AF|E2 E>f||! ge fd|ed B>c|dB AG|F/2G/2F/2E/2 DF|! EG FA|GB e>f|ge B^d|e2 e2|]!
RIDING ON A LOAD OF HAY. AKA and see “Mrs. Ramsay of Barnton (2)," "Tim Guiheen's Polka.” Irish, Polka. E Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). AAB (Silberberg): AABB' (Carlin). A West Kerry polka, called “Port Dálaig (4)" after the musician who played it, is similar, especially in the first strain as are several other polkas such as "Séamus Cussen's (1)" and "Captain Moonlight's Army." The tune was also in the repertoire of Kerry fiddler Denis Murphy (1910-1974). It is an adaptation of Duncan MacIntyre's Scottish strathspey “Mrs. Ramsay of Barnton (2)."