Jer O’Connell’s polka

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

There are 12 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Green Cottage (a few times) and Tom’s Tavern (a few times).

Jer O’Connell’s has been added to 3 tune sets.

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

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Four settings

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 .
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 :|
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 :|
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".