The Newmarket polka

Also known as Dan Mac’s, Dan Macdonald’s, Dan Mack, Dan Mack’s, Jack Mitchell’s, Jerome Burke’s, Kerry Polka #1, Mac’s Rambles, Mack’s Rambles.

There are 33 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Ballydesmond (a few times).

The Newmarket has been added to 26 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: The Newmarket
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: DF AF/A/ | dcBc | EF GF/G/ | BA FA |
DE AF/A/ | dc Bc | EF G/B/G/E/ | DF D2 :||
|: fA fA | fA f2 | eB eB | _c/=c/d e2 |
fA fA | fA f2 | eB _c/=c/d | ed d2 :||
ABC
X: 2
T: The Newmarket
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: GB dB/d/ | gf ef | AB cB/c/ | ed B/c/B/A/ |
GB dB/d/ | gf ef | AB c/d/c/A/ | GF G2 :|
|: bd bd | bd b2 | ae ae | ae f/g/a |
bd bd | bd b2 | ae fe/f/ | ag g2 :|
ABC
X: 3
T: The Newmarket
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: d/ |GB d2 | g/a/g/f/ ef | AB c2 | e/f/e/d/ B/c/d |
GB dB/d/ | gf ef | A>B cA | GF G3/ :|
|: a/ |bd b>d | bd b2 | ae a>e | ae f/g/a/f/ |
bd b>d | bd bc'/b/| ae a/g/f/g/ | ag g3/ :|
ABC

Four comments

Newmarket Polka No. 2

As promised, the 2nd tune of "Patrick Street"

Whaddathaynow? - ‘The Newmarket Polka’ - another transcription and key:

|:GB dB/d/|gf ef|AB cB/c/|ed B/c/B/A/|
GB dB/d/|gf ef|AB c/d/c/A/|GF G2:|
|:bd bd|bd b2|ae ae|ae f/g/a|
bd bd|bd b2|ae fe/f/|ag g2:|

& the rest of the repeats:

"Cathy’s Favourite" / "Kevin’s #1" ~ polka
Key signature: D Major
Submitted on February 2nd 2002 by Mad Baloney.
http://www.thesession.org/tunes/531

|: D2 FA | dc BA | BE ~

"The Ballydesmond Polka #3"
Key signature: G Major
Submitted on February 5th 2003 by Bannerman.
http://www.thesession.org/tunes/1410

|: G>A Bd | gf ed |eA ~

"Shoe The Donkey" / "The Kerry #1" ~ Polka
Key signature: G Major
http://www.thesession.org/tunes/3724

|: G>A Bd | gf ed | eA ~