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LEGGETT'S REEL. AKA and see "Boys of Ballycastle," "Gypsy Hornpipe (2)." Irish, Reel. E Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Kerr includes the tune in a section of "Irish Reels fro Quadrilles and Country Dances." It is also known in Ireland as "Boys of Ballycastle" and in England as one of the several "Gypsy's Hornpipes."
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Kerr (Merry Melodies, vol. 1), c. 1880; No. 6, p. 34. Milne (Middleton’s Selection of Strathspeys, Reels &c. for the Violin), 1870; p. 7.