Roving Bachelor, The


This tune was played for me by Johnny McGreevy in 1972 on my first visit to Chicago. It may be found in Ryan's Mammoth Collection and in O'Neill's Music of Ireland. My gratitude to Tina Lech for her interpretation of this fine old reel.


Séamus Connolly
Boston College Libraries

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Lech, Tina (fiddle), “The Roving Bachelor,” The Séamus Connolly Collection of Irish Music, accessed May 25, 2024,