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Kitty Hayes’ Hornpipe

I learned Kitty Hayes’ Hornpipe from the great album “Rooska Hill” by Tony O’Connell and Éamonn O’Riordan. Kitty Hayes recorded this tune herself as Junior Crehan’s. I couldn’t find this hornpipe in the book of Junior Crehan’s compositions published by his daughters Angela and Ita, However there is a reel called Crehan’s Banbhs in the book which shares a lot of similarities with this tune.

 X:1
T:Kitty Hayes’
R:hornpipe
M:4/4
K:G
|:BEED E2DE|GABG A2GA|BEED E2DE|GABG A2dc|
BEED E2DE|GABG AAGA|B2BA GEDE|G2GF G2GA:||
|:BABd e2eg|fedf edBA|BA (3Bcd e2eg|fe (3def e2ed|
edBA d2ed|BAGA BAGE|B2BA GEDE|G2GF G2GA:||

1 thought on “Kitty Hayes’ Hornpipe”

  1. Totally forgot that tune at the time. Tony Smith reminded me of it later as he got it from Junior. Don’t even know the name of it. Tony calls it Juniors tune. Angela

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