The Drocketty March jig

Also known as Drocketty’s March, The Drogheda March.

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

The Drocketty March has been added to 1 tune set.

The Drocketty March has been added to 21 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Drocketty March
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
GBd gfe|edB ded|GBd gfe|edB A2 G|
GBd gfe|edB def|gag (3efg e|dBG A2 G:|
B2 d c2 e|B2 d cBA|B2 d c2 e|dBG A2 G|
Bcd cde|Bcd cBA|Bcd cde|dBG A2 G:|
d2 d G2 G|dBd gfe|d2 d G2G|dBG A2 G|
d2 d G2 G|dBd gfe|dBd GBd|dBG A2 G:|

Two comments

The Drocketty March

This 6/8 March I found on the Bakerswell CD of 1988.

In the sleeve notes, Sean Potts tells us that this tune is named after a dance with which it is associated.

The Drocketty March is from Drogheda, Co. Louth.

Re: The Drocketty March

Arthur Warren Darley may be the composer.

"The Boys of Wexford" by Darley & McCall
"Boolavogue" by Darley & McCall
"Kelly the Boy from Killanne" by Darley & McCall
"Drocketty’s March" by Darley & McCall
"Lady and the Farmer" by Darley & McCall
"Bruckless Shore" his name for the "Swedish Jig"/"Arthur Darley’s Jig"
"Cloch na Ceithre Mhile (The Four Mile Stone)" by Arthur Darley