The Broken-legged Chicken three-two

Also known as The Broken Legged Chicken.

There is 1 recording of this tune.

The Broken-legged Chicken has been added to 16 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: The Broken-legged Chicken
R: three-two
M: 3/2
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
efg2 .B2G2 ~B4|G2.g2 g2a2 g2e2|efg2 .B2G2 ~B4|A2.a2 a3g .f2d2|
efg2 .B2G2 ~B4|ABcd efga .g2e2|efg2 .B2G2 ~B4|ABcd efge f2d2||
efg2 .d2g2 B2g2|G2.g2 g2a2 g2e2|efg2 .d2g2 B2g2|A2.a2 a3g .f2d2|
efg2 .d2g2 B2g2|ABcd efga .g2e2|efg2 .d2g2 B2g2|ABcd efge f2d2||

Seven comments

The Broken-legged Chicken

Not sure if is really ready for something as weird as this, but I’m posting it anyway. This is one of those tunes that actually sounds like its title. And no, obviously it’s not Irish, it’s Northumbrian. A lot of the tunes I’ve been posting recently have been Irish tunes taken from my local session so I feel like posting something a bit different today.

Poor defenseless birdie…

yup, when you said it was weird, you were right!

NO music would be any good if it wasn’t a bit weird! :L
I like it 🙂

Re: The Broken-legged Chicken

I like the stupid name and the cool tune. Thank you Dr. Dow.

Re: The Broken-legged Chicken

From Northumbrian Minstrelsy collection 1882