The Leitrim Bucks reel

Also known as Leitrim’s Greig’s Pipes, The Sligo-Leitrim Bucks.

There are 14 recordings of this tune.

This tune has been recorded together with

The Leitrim Bucks appears in 1 other tune collection.

The Leitrim Bucks has been added to 2 tune sets.

The Leitrim Bucks has been added to 41 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Leitrim Bucks
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
dcBA d2 Bc|d2 cA BE E2|dcBA BAGF|1 EFGA BE E2:|2 EFGA Bcdf||
fa a2 afdf|a2 fd eB B2|fa a2 afef|1 defd eB B2:|2 defd e2 de||
f3 e f2 de|f2 df eB B2|f3 d e2 fe|defd eB B2|
f3 e f3 e|f2 df eB B2|f3 d e2 fe|defd efdB||
# Added by Kenny .

Six comments

The Leitrim Bucks

If you’re fed up with “The Bucks Of Oranmore”, try this alternative version from Co.Leitrim. Recorded by Frankie Gavin on his solo flute album. Also by the MacNamara family on “Leitrim ’s Hidden Treasures”, although they call it “Leitrim’s Greig’s Pipes” for some reason.

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A buck is not a buck …?

Catherine McEvoy called this tune The Leitrim Bucks. The version by the McNamara fanily is more like the trad version Catherine plays. Very different feel than the B of O - the Oranmore tune is more driven. This tune has a more laid back feeling… to me, anyway.

First off, it’s [Willie] Clancy

And that isn’t him playing the tune, just an attendee at the WCSS, Moss Landmann.