The Sheik’s Fancy polka

Also known as All The Way To Galway, The Sheikh’s Fancy.

There are 6 recordings of this tune.

The Sheik’s Fancy has been added to 1 tune set.

The Sheik's Fancy has been added to 22 tunebooks.

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Two settings

1
X: 1
T: The Sheik's Fancy
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
|: A>G FD | d>e fd | cA A/B/A/G/ | EF G2 |
A>G FD | d>e fd | cA GA/G/ | FD D2 :|
[| fd dA | d/e/f/g/ a>f | ge e>d | ^c/d/e/f/ ge |
fd dA | d/e/f/g/ a>f | ge a>g | fd de |
fd dA | d/e/f/g/ a>f | ge e>d | ^c/d/e/f/ ge |
de/d/ cA | GF/G/ A>B | cA GA/G/ | FD D2 |]
# Added by jakep .
2
X: 2
T: The Sheik's Fancy
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmix
|: A/B/A/G/ FD | d/c/d/e/ fd | cA AG | EF G^G |
| A/B/A/G/ FD | d/c/d/e/ fd | cA A/B/A/G/ | FD D2 :|
| fd dA | d/e/f/g/ a>f | ge e>d | ^cd e>g |
|1 fd dA | d/e/f/g/ a>f | ge e/b/a/g/ | fd de :|
|2 de/d/ cA | GF/G/ A>B | cA G/B/A/G/ | FA AA ||

Three comments

The Sheik’s Fancy

This tune was written by Paddy O’Brien, and I learnt it from Liam Farrell and Joe Whelan’s CD where it is called All The Way To Galway.

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"The Compositions of Paddy O’Brien" - of Nenagh, County Tipperary

J.D.C. Publications Ltd., 1992

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