Wallop away the Wattle O!

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WALLOP THE WATTLE O!. AKA and see "Ballinakill Polka," "East Galway Set Polka (The)," "Pussy Got the Measles," "Sonny Riordan's." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. A version of “Lancers (1) (The).” One of the alternate titles, "Sonny Riordan's," honors Andrew "Sonny" Riordan of Gneeveguilla, Sliabh Luachra, Co. Kerry, born in 1918. He was a pupil of fiddle-master Pàdraig O'Keeffe, and remembered the O'Keeffe could converse and write out tunes at the same time (some of which he still had some fifty years later).

Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: MOL Publications MOL 001, Kevin Moloney, Sean Moloney - "Bridging the Gap" (1997).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [1]




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