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3 Irish Polkas

Posted by John D, written by trad and johnny moynihan

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Size: 1,923kb, uploaded 9/10/2009 9:54:14 AM
Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

1. Dennis Murphys 2. The 42 Pound Cheque 3. John Ryans 1 and 3 are trad; 2 was written by Johnny Moynihan Key of D. Double D tuning. Wildwood



3 comments on “3 Irish Polkas”

bluetick22 Says:
Thursday, September 10, 2009 @10:28:43 AM

Hey johm, usually dont like clawhammer since i think in my mind alots of it is so repetetive in nature but you are a good player and ive to give it to ya the 3 irish polkas was outstanding , how do you do that any way , do you use picks ?? i guess it in the rhythm of the rt hand heh??? very good pickin JOhn all the beat dan

Marc Nerenberg Says:
Saturday, March 6, 2010 @12:39:27 PM

Interesting how much the first tune resemble Ste. Anne's Reel...at least to my ears...but with different rhythmic emphasis.

g3zdm Says:
Sunday, August 8, 2010 @8:50:16 AM

I'm not really into CH for Irish tunes either - but you did a good job (on tunes that I play melodically on 5 string myself). I also tested Marc's idea - played Dennis Murphy's Polka on banjo whilst playing an MP3 of St Anne's Reel - they work quite well together.

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