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Set 04: Egan's Britches
Egan's Polka/Britches Full of Stitches

Egan's Britches

This set is part of the following collections:

Egan's Polka in D with
Britches Full of Stitches Egan's Polka in D with
John Ryan's Polka Egan's Polka in G

Egan's Polka - also known as Kerry Polka or Dailigh's Polka - is one of the most common tunes in Irish sessions. Britches Full of Stitches is another popular Irish polka related to the old Scottish reel Lord MacDonald's. (The American setting of Lord MacDonald's is called Leather Breeches.)

This set and other tunes played at the SMG Wednesday Slow Session can be found in The Scottish Slow Session Volume 1, available from my Online Store.

Nigel Gatherer, Crieff, Perthshire |