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X:1 T:Yellow Legs M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Slip Jig S:O’Neill – Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems (1907), No. 419 Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:D FEF DED FED|FEF DED GEC|FEF DED FED| EFE cBA GEC:||:FDF A2d A2d|FDF A2d BGE| FDF A2d AGF|EGE cBA GEC:||:fef dfd g2e |fef dfa gec|faf ged c2A|BAG FAF GEC:| |:AFF dFF AFF|AFF dFF GEC|AFF dFF AFF|GEE cBA GEC:|]

YELLOW LEGS (Cosa Buide). AKA – “Yellow Leggings.” AKA and see “Cogue in the Evening,” “Cosa Buidhe Arda Dearga,” “Cusabue Ord, "High Legs" "Jackson's Cogue in the Evening," "Red Legs.” Irish, Slip Jig (9/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABBCC (Kennedy): AABBCCDD (O’Neill). The tune appears in the Goodman manuscripts (IV, pp. 4-5) as “Cogue in the Evening,” attributed to the famous 18th century uilleann piper Walker ‘Piper’ Jackson, of the townland of Lisdaun, parish of Ballingarry, Aughrim, County Limerick. See also O’Farrell’s (c. 1805) version and note for the tune, under the title “Cusabue Ord.”

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Kennedy (Fiddler’s Tune-Book: Slip Jigs and Waltzes), 1999; No. 90, p. 21. O'Neill (Krassen), 1976; p. 81. O'Neill (Music of Ireland: 1850 Melodies), 1903; No. 1130, p. 213. O'Neill (Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems), 1907; No. 419, p. 83.

Recorded sources: -

See also listing at:
Alan Ng's [1]

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