McMahon’s Fancy reel

Also known as Brian Ó Láimhín, Brian O’Laimhnai, The Knacker From Navan, The Knackers Of Narin, The Knackers Of Navan, Nackers Of Navan, The Sailor’s Cravat.

There are 3 recordings of a tune by this name.

McMahon's Fancy has been added to 16 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: McMahon's Fancy
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
|:D2 (3FGA d4|DFAF GFEF|D2 (3FGA d2de|1fedB AFEF:|2fedB AFED||
|:B2BF A2AF|B2BF AFED|B2BF ABde|1fedB AFED:|2fedB AFEF||
X: 2
T: McMahon's Fancy
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: G2 BG dGgG | G2 eG dBAB | G2 Bd- dega | bage dGBd :|
|: e3 B d2 Bd | eBge dBAB | eB- B2 dega | bage dGBd :|
X: 3
T: McMahon's Fancy
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: G2 B/A/G dGgG | G2 eG dBAB | G2 Bd dega |[1 bage dBAB :|[2 bage dGBd ||
|: ee-eB ddBd | eBge dBAd | eB B/c/B dega |[1 bage dGBd :|[2 bage dBAB |]

Four comments

McMahon’s Fancy

Source: Richard Hughes
Transcription: g.m.p.

“The Sailor’s Cravat” ~ rescued duplication

Submitted on March 27th 2012 by Macks.
~ /tunes/11861

X: 2
T: Sailors Cravat, The
S: Youtube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Npm1ED7c_js

M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: reel
K: Gmaj
|: G2 BG dGgG | G2 eG dBAB | G2 Bd- dega | bage dGBd :|
|: e3 B d2 Bd | eBge dBAB | eB- B2 dega | bage dGBd :|

I learned this tune from a video of Paddy O’Brien and John O’Connell ~

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Npm1ED7c_js


This is my first submitted tune and my first attempt at ABC. Let me know if it makes any sense.

# Posted on March 27th 2012 by Macks



Interestingly, Paddy O’Brien’s "Sailor’s Cravat" in this clip is the usual reel under that name:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfObKXhG7l8


# Posted on March 27th 2012 by Weejie

“The Sailor’s Cravat”

X: 3
T: Sailor’s Cravat, The
S: Youtube - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Npm1ED7c_js

M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: reel
K: Gmaj
|: G2 B/A/G dGgG | G2 eG dBAB | G2 Bd dega |[1 bage dBAB :|[2 bage dGBd ||
|: ee-eB ddBd | eBge dBAd | eB B/c/B dega |[1 bage dGBd :|[2 bage dBAB |]