Murphy’s polka

Also known as Eileen’s, Séamus Creagh’s, Seamus Creagh’s.

There are 10 recordings of a tune by this name.

Murphy’s has been added to 3 tune sets.

Murphy's has been added to 39 tunebooks.

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Four settings

X: 1
T: Murphy's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
ec BA/B/|cA F2|EF AB|cB cf|
ec BA/B/|cA F2|EF AB|cA A2:|
ce a2|ce f2|ce fa|ec BA/B/|
ce a2|ce fa|ec BA/B/|cA A2:|
X: 2
T: Murphy's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
f |ec BA/B/ | cA FA | EF AB | cB Bf |
ec BA/B/ | cA FA | EF AB | cA Af |
ec BA/B/ | c/B/A FA | EF AB | cB Bc |
de/d/ dc | B2 A>F | EF AB | Ac ed ||
ce a2 | ec/e/ f2 | ce fa/f/ | ec BA |
ce a2 | ec/e/ fa/f/ | ec BA/B/ | cA AB/=c/ |
ce a2 | ec/e/ f2 | ce f/g/a/f/ | ec BA |
a>g af | ec/e/ fa/f/ | ec BA/B/ | cA A |]
X: 3
T: Murphy's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: dB A^G/A/ | BG EG | DE G>A | BA A2 |
[1 dB A^G/A/ | B/c/B/G/ EG/E/ | DE/F/ G>A | BG G2 :|
[2 c2 B/c/d/B/ | A^G/A/ A=G/E/ | DD/E/ G>A | G/A/B dc ||
Bd g2 | dB/d/ e2 | Bd e/f/g/e | dB A^G/A/ |
[1 B/c/d g2 | dB/d/ eg/e/ | dB A^G/A/ | BG G>c :|
[2 g/a/g/f/ g>e | dB/d/ eg/e/ | dB A^G/A/ | BG G2 |]
X: 4
T: Murphy's
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Amaj
f|: ec BA/B/ | cA F2 | EF AB | cB cf |
ec BA/B/ | cA F2 | EF AB |1 cA Af :|2 cA AB ||
|: ce a2 | ce f2 | ce fa/f/ | ec BA/B/ |
ce a2 | ce fa/f/ | ec BA/B/ |1 cA AB :|2 cA Af ||

Four comments

Murphy’s

Another tune i picked up from the band Crede.

Notes from this excellent recording: "Jackie learned the first of these polkas from the fiddle player Maurice O’Keeffe, of Kishkeam, in north Co. Cork." ~ Jackie Small

Q: 140 bpm / 1 beat = one crotchet/quarter note

Séamus Creagh’s, X:4

From the playing of Peter Staunton & Niamh Varian-Barry, on the Echoes of Erin 2008 album.

Peter on button accordion, and Niamh on fiddle.

According to comhaltas ( https://comhaltas.ie/music/detail/seamus_creaghs_trip_to_dingle/ ), Niamh learnt the tune from the playing of Séamus Creagh, who recorded the tune with Jackie Daly.