Pat Burke’s jig

Also known as Milltown Races.

There are 17 recordings of this tune.

This tune has been recorded together with Fraher’s (a few times) and The Haunted House (a few times).

Pat Burke’s has been added to 2 tune sets.

Pat Burke's has been added to 20 tunebooks.

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Three settings

1
X: 1
T: Pat Burke's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:G|FAD FAD|dce dAF|(3EFG_C EG_C|_cBd _cAG|
FAD FAD|dce dAF|EFG BAG|1 FAE ~D2:|2 FAE ~D2||
|:e|fed ceA|ceA ceA|fed faf|gec ~d2e|
fed ceA |ceA cBA|EFG BAG|1 FAE D2:|2 FAE D2 ||
2
X: 2
T: Pat Burke's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:G|FAD FAD|dce dAF|(3EFG =C EGC|=cBd cAG|
FAD FAD|dce dAF|EFG BAG|1 FAE ~D2:|2 FAE ~D2||
|:e|fed ceA|ceA ceA|fed faf|gec ~d2e|
fed ceA |ceA cBA|EFG BAG|1 FAE D2:|2 FAE D2 ||
3
X: 3
T: Pat Burke's
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:G|FAD FAD|fed =cAG|EG=C EG=C|=cBd cAG|
FAD FAD|fed =cAG|EFG BAG| FAD ~D2:|
|:e|fed ceA|ceA ceA|fed faf|gec ~d2e|
fed ceA |ceA cBA|EFG BAG| FAD D2:|

Six comments

Port gan Ainm

This tune can be found in Bulmer & Sharpley’s Music From Ireland Vol 1 P.23 No.62

Shouldn’t those C flats be C naturals?

Shouldn’t those C flats be C naturals?

Following the previous comment, I think one uses "=" to make a note natureal in ABC. Like so:

X: 1
T: Port Gan Ainm
B: May be found in Bulmer & Sharpley’s Music From Ireland Vol 1 No.62
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
R: jig
K: Dmaj
|:G|FAD FAD|dce dAF|(3EFG =C EGC|=cBd cAG|
FAD FAD|dce dAF|EFG BAG|1 FAE ~D2:|2 FAE ~D2||
|:e|fed ceA|ceA ceA|fed faf|gec ~d2e|
fed ceA |ceA cBA|EFG BAG|1 FAE D2:|2 FAE D2 ||

aka. Joe Burke’s #2; The American jig

Tracking down "The American" on "It Was Great Altogether ! : CD#2" (https://thesession.org/recordings/5374) has revealed the above alternative titles for this Gan Ainm.

Pat Burke’s, X:3

This setting from Boston boxplayer Mike Reynolds. I would assume it came from Joe Burke. It’s a nice tune and we play it a fair amount.