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 23 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||
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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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