Dan Coakley’s polka

There are 4 recordings of a tune by this name.

Dan Coakley's has been added to 6 tunebooks.

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Three settings

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 |]
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/ :|
|: d/ |ed Bd | ed B>d | ed GG/A/ | Be ed |
B2 AB/A/ |GB d/^c/d | ed d/e/f | g2- g3/ :|
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