The Bus stop reel
This tune is on Open House’s first album. It was composed by Anita Anderson. I have posted this tune as a request for ‘comtman’. It is Kevin Burke’s setting as I have not heard Anita Andersons.
Where I come from, the first bar is usually played |A2 eA dAcB| or |(3AAA eA dAcB|.
Kevin Burke Plays this tune
In open house he plays this tune to…..
Bus Stop Reel
This tune was written by a wonderful Piano player named Anita Anderson who is currently alive and well and in Seattle where she plays with numerous contra dance groups.
The Beat Queens
Friends of Miller Bay
the Tricky Brits
The Bus Stop Reel: The way Finnegan’s aWake played it
Finnegan’s aWake recorded this tune on their album Wake. Here are the ABCs for how they played it:
T:Bus Stop Reel, The
S:Russel Hopper (seisiún, Knoxville, TN)
A(A | A2) eA dcBc |ABcA BAGB | A2 eA dcBA | (3Bcd ef gfed |
A2 eA dcBc | ABcA BAGD | ((4DEFG A)B cBAG| ABAG A2 :|
|: ee | a2 ae gedc | Acdf e2 ee | a2 ae gedc | ABcA BAGB |
Aaae gedc |Acdf e2 AA | cBAF EFGB | A2 AG A2 :|