T: The Leaky Floodgates
de Bd | eB d2 | BA AG/A/ | BA A2 |
de Bd | eB d2 | BA BA | G2 G2 :|
de/d/ Bd | ed gd | ed gd | BA A2 |
de/d/ Bd | ed gd | BA AG/A/ | BG G2 :|
The Leaky Floodgates has been added to 9 tunebooks.
This tune was composed by Cian Farrelly from Westmeath when we first met at The All Ireland in Tullamore.
story from cian - "Composed after the All Ireland Fleadh in Tullamore, I think it was (2008? was it R), [it was indeed Tullamore] the wet year. The river behind the housing estate, (cant remember the name Rachel)[Whitehall me thinks?] burst its banks and flooded the streets. To get to scoil éigse meant we had to wade barefooted through water, mud, sewage and the likes…..[apart from me who brought wellies, ye werent laughing at the culchie then were ye :P]
I know this tune as Couch Adventures. The Leaky Floodgates is a different tune, also by Cian Farrelly.