Jer O’Connell’s polka

Also known as Bakerswell #1, Belles Of Ballinderry, The Belles Of Ballinderry, Donal O’Connor’s #1, Matt Teehan’s No 2, Mrs. Crowley’s, O’Sullivan’s Fancy, Prowling Fox, The Prowling Fox.

There are 16 recordings of this tune.

This tune has been recorded together with

Jer O’Connell’s appears in 2 other tune collections.

Jer O’Connell’s has been added to 4 tune sets.

Jer O'Connell's has been added to 30 tunebooks.

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Four settings

1
X: 1
T: Jer O'Connell's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:AD ED|FA dc/d/|cA B/A/G|EF GF/G/|
AD ED|FA dc/d/|cA GE|F/E/D D2 :|
|:Ad de|fg/f/ ed|cA AB|B/c/d ef/e/|
Ad de|fd e/f/e/d/|cA GE|ED D2 :|
# Added by errik .
2
X: 2
T: Jer O'Connell's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: AD F/E/D | FA dz | cA AG | EF GF/G/ |
AD F/E/D | FA dz | cA GE | ED Dz :|
|: Ad d>e | fg e>d | cA AB | cd e>c |
Ad d>e | fg e>d | cA GE | ED Dz :|
3
X: 3
T: Jer O'Connell's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|: F/G/ |\
AD F>D | FA de/d/ | cA- AG | EF GF/G/ |
AD F/E/D | FA d>d | cA G/F/E | D2- D :|
|: F/G/ |\
Ad d>e | fd e>d | cA AB | cd ed/c/ |
Ad- d>e | f/e/d ee/d/ | c/B/A GE | D2- D :|
4
X: 4
T: Jer O'Connell's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:AD ED | FA de/d/ | cA AG | EF GF/G/ |
AD ED | FA de/d/ | cA GE | D2 D2 :|
|: Ad de | fd ed | cA AB | cd e2 |
Ad de | fd e/f/e/d/ | cA GE | D2 D2 :|

Four comments

X: 2 "Belles of Ballinderry" - Q: 1/4 = 144

"I got this version (of Aileen Bonner’s Polka) from ‘The Horse’s Tail’ by Zoe Conway." ~
# Posted by Nick Molyneux - December 1st, 2012
https://thesession.org/members/80403

X: 3 "Jer O’Connell’s Polka"

First submitted under the related polka, the same A-part,
"Aileen Bonner’s Polka":
https://thesession.org/tunes/7101
Original submission,
X: 1 & 2 share the same A-part but a different B-part:
# Added by ceolachan - April 24th, 2007

X: 3 (X: 2 here) ~ # Added by Nick Molyneux - December 1st, 2012
- & -
X: 4 (X: 3 here) ~ # Added by ceolachan - July 26th, 2013
Are basically the same, A & B parts…

Jer O’Connell’s, X:4

From the playing of Diarmuid O’Brien, titled as "The Prowling Fox".