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LEITRIM TOWN. AKA and see "Back of the Haggard (3)," "Colman's Lantern," "Fisherman's Jig," "Larry Redican's Slip Jig (3)," "Redican's Mother," "Whinny Hills of Leitrim (1) (The)." Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). B Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Recorded in New York under this title by County Leitrim flute player John McKenna [1][2] (1880-1947), who recorded many tunes with Leitrim place-names. McKenna is considered the foremost Irish traditional flute player of the 78 RPM era. This tune was paired with the double-jig "Clancy's Dream."

John McKenna & Michael Gaffney



Source for notated version:

Printed sources:

Recorded sources: Columbia Records (78 RPM), John McKenna (1928). REX 5001 (78 RPM), Leo Rowsome and Frank O'Higgins (1933).

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's Irishtune.info [3]
Hear McKenna's 1928 recording at the Comhaltas Archive [4]
Hear Leo Rowsome and Frank O'Higgin's 1933 recording at the Internet Archive [5]




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