Bucks of Oranmore | Tunes From Doolin | Irish Traditional Music

Share This Post

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

Bucks of Oranmore (The)

One of the greatest session tunes, “The Bucks of Oranmore” is a classic reel. I learned it through various sessions, but I would associate the tune with the great banjo player Kevin Griffin.

I also heard a great version of this tune by concertina player Hugh Healy, he played it at the concertina recital in Miltown Malbay during the Willie Clancy Summer School a few years back.

X:1
T:Bucks Of Oranmore (The)
R:Reel
M:4/4
K:D
|A2FA A2dB|A2FA B~E3|A2FA A2Bd|egfd edBd|
A2FA A2dB|ADFA B~E3|DEFG ADFA|defd efdB||
|ADFD ADBD|ADFA B~E3|ADD2 ADFA|defd efdB|
A~D3 ADBD|ADFA B~E3|DEFG ADFA|defd edef||
|a2fd edBd|a2fa edBd|a2fd efdf|gefd edBd|
a2fd efdf|a2fd edBd|f~a3 bfaf|defd e2de||
|f2df efde|f2df edBd|f2df efdf|gefd edBd|
f2df efde|f2df edBd|f~a3 bfaf|defd e2dB||
|Adfd edfd|Adfd edBd|Adfd edef|gefd edBd|
Adfd Adfd|Adfd edBd|f~a3 bfaf|defd edBd||

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Random Tunes

Chattering Magpie (The)

“The Chattering Magpie” is a common reel in County Clare, very much associated with concertina players. I learned it from Noel O’Donoghue and Seán Vaughan back in 2015, and I actually remember that evening quite well as it was one of the first time (if not THE first time) I was playing a gig with Noel and Seán together, at O’Connor’s Pub.

Read More »

Tatter Jack Walsh

“Tatter Jack Walsh” is a tune I learned from the playing of Micho Russell and his brother Gussie. They recorded it as a tin whistle duet on the LP “The Russell Family” back in 1975. There is also a nice variation of the second part that I learned from Noel O’Donoghue.

Read More »

Green Gowned Lass (The)

“The Green Gowned Lass” is a reel I learned from Mary MacNamara and her brother Andrew MacNamara. Their album “Open Hearth” is one of my favourite albums ever. This particular tune is the second of a set I have enjoyed playing with my friend Stéphane for many years. The first reel in that set is “Joe Bane’s”. 

Read More »