Thady You Gander jig

Also known as Daniel Of The Sun, Daniel The Sun, Domhnall Na Greine, Donald Na Grena, Donall Na Greine, The Irish Trot, Leg Of A Duck, The Leg Of A Duck, Leg Of The Duck, The Leg Of The Duck, Leis Lacha, Wee Murdie.

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

Thady You Gander appears in 1 other tune collection.

Thady You Gander has been added to 5 tune sets.

Thady You Gander has been added to 24 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Thady You Gander
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:e|f2 d e2 d f2 d e2 d|B2 e ede B2 e ede|
f2 d e2 d f2 d e2 d|A2 d dcd A2 d d2:|
|:g|fga efg fga efg|B2 e ede B2 e e2 g|
fga efg fga efg|A2 d dcd A2 d d2:|

Six comments

Use in Australia

Common session tune and a dance of the same name.

Thady You Gander

Sounds very like “Leg of the Duck”, a very common jig in trad circles!

“Thady You Gander” ~ more links

“Thady You Gander” / “The Leg of the Duck” ~ keyed up

And the various flavours available for this ‘family’:

Major ~ G / A / D

minor ~ a
“O’Farrell’s Pocket Companion for the Irish Union Pipes”, 1805