The Beggar polka

Also known as An Bockagh, The Lame Yellow Beggar.

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

The Beggar has been added to 3 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Beggar
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
G2AB|c2B2 ABAG|E6 GE|D2D2 E2G2|G6 (3GAB|
c2B2 ABAG|E2 EDE2 GE|D2D2 E2G2|G6|
] AB|c2B2 c2d2|edef g2ge|d2B2 cBAG|d6 g2|
d2cB cBAG|E2ED E2GE|D2D2 E2G2|G6||

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The Beggar

Ruairi Dall O’Cathain, c:1650
also known as:
An Bockagh
The Lame Yellow Beggar
A track on the CD by the Baltimore Consort -“The Mad Buckgoat”

This is a basic version of the tune.