Annotation:Walshe's Polka (1)

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WALSHE'S POLKA [1]. AKA - "Walsh's Polka (1)." AKA and see "Daly's Mill." Irish, Polka (2/4 time). A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Composed by John Walsh from near Kanturk, County Cork. He composed several slides and polkas that have entered tradition, naming them after local landmarks such as this old mill on the Brogeen River. In 1999 he was described (by Jackie Daly via Paul de Grae) as being in his 60’s, and as being a nice, quiet, shy man.

Additional notes

Printed sources : - Mallinson (100 Irish Polkas), 1997; No. 6, p. 3 (appears as “Walsh’s Polka”).

Recorded sources : - Green Linnet SIF 1105, Patrick Street - "Irish Times" (1989. Appears as 1st tune of "The Newmarket Polkas"). Green Linnet GLCD 1125, Patrick Street - "All in Good Time" (1993).

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