Dan Coakley’s polka

There are 6 recordings of this tune.

Dan Coakley's has been added to 6 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: Dan Coakley's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:A/G/|FA/F/ EF/E/|DF A^G/A/|BA DD/E/|FB BA|
F2 EF/E/|DF A>A|B^A Bc|d2- d:|
|:F/A/|BA F>A|BA FF/A/|c/B/A D>E|FB BA|
FA/F/ EF/E/|D/E/F A^G/A/|1 B>^A Bc|d2 d:|2 B^A Bc|d2 D||
2
X: 2
T: Dan Coakley's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:A/|B2 AB/A/|GB d2|ed GA|Be ed|
Bd/B/ AB/A/|GB d/^c/d|ed ef|g2 g3/2:|
|:d/|ed Bd|ed B>d|ed GG/A/|Be ed|
B2 AB/A/|GB d/^c/d|ed d/e/f|g2- g3/2:|
3
X: 3
T: Dan Coakley's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:B2 A2|GB d2|ed G>A|Be ed|
B2 AB/A/|GB d/^c/d|ed ef|g2 g2:|
|:ed B2|ed B>d|ed G>A|Be ed|
B2 AB/A/|GB d/^c/d|ed ef|g2 g2:|

One comment

"Dan Coakley’s Polka" ~ played in A, D & G

But just two keys given here, D & G. You’ll also find a G take on this on in the Matt Cranitch books and on the accompanying recordings, the same musicians and the same take:

"Matt Cranitch & Friends: Take a Bow"
One of the accompanying recordings for "The Irish Fiddle Book", page 141 or 145, tune #42
https://thesession.org/recordings/423
track 11: polkas ~ 3rd of 3

"Matt Cranitch & Friends: Ceolta Seisiún Na HÉireann / Irish Session Tunes: The Red Book"
https://thesession.org/recordings/4137
track 15: polka ~ 1 of 1