Pat Burke’s jig

Also known as Milltown Races.

There are 17 recordings of a tune by this name.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Fraher’s (a few times) and The Haunted House (a few times).

Pat Burke’s has been added to 1 tune set.

Pat Burke's has been added to 20 tunebooks.

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Three settings

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 ||
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 ||
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.