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Terry Teehan’s

“Terry Teehan’s” is a polka associated with Terry “Cuz” Teehan, one of Sliabh Luachra’s great musicians who actually spent most of his adult life in Chicago. This tune is also called “The Newmarket Polka” sometimes, or at lease it past of the famous “Newmarket Polkas” set recorded by Jackie Daly with Patrick Street (they play it in A major though).

This is the first tune my daughter Lily ever learned and you can watch us play this polka together in the video below.

X:1
T:Terry “Cuz” Teehan’s
T:Newmarket (The)
R:Polka
M:2/4
L:1/8
K:Gmaj
|:D2 D>B|AG EG|D2 D>B|AG E2|
D2 D>B|AG EG|D2 d>B|AG G2:||
|:Bd A>B|AG EG|Bd A>B|AG G2|
Bd A>B|AG EG|D2 d>B|AG G2:||

2 thoughts on “Terry Teehan’s”

  1. Thank you so much Mike! Hadn’t seen this video in ages, it’s really funny. I should do another video with Lily sometimes! Thanks again for the kind words and best regards from Doolin.

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