Larkin’s Beehives reel

There are 4 recordings of a tune by this name.

Larkin’s Beehives has been added to 2 tune sets.

Larkin's Beehives has been added to 25 tunebooks.

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Three settings

X: 1
T: Larkin's Beehives
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
BA B/c/d edge|dzBG AGE2|BA B/c/d edge|dBAc BGGz|
BA B/c/d edge|dcBG AGEd|BG~G2 ABGB|dBAc BGGA:|
BA B/c/d eg~g2|eaaf gedB|GBdB eBdB|AcBG AGEG|
BA B/c/d eg~g2|eaaf gedc|BG~G2 ABGB|dBAc BGGz:|
X: 2
T: Larkin's Beehives
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
BGBd edge|dzBG AGE2|BG(3B/c/d edge|dBAc BGGz|
BGBd edge|dzBG AGEd|BBGB ABGB|dBAc BGGz:||
BGBd eg~g2|e~a2f gedB|GBdB eBdB|ABGB AzGA|
BGBd eg~g2|e~a2f gedc|BzGB ABGB|dBAc BGGz:||
X: 3
T: Larkin's Beehives
R: reel
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
A|Bd ~d2 edge|~d2 BG AGEG|Bd ~d2 edge|dBAc BGGA|
BABd egge|~d2 BG AGEG|BABG ABGB|dBAc BG G:|
A|BABd eg ~g2|ea ~a2 gedB|GBdB eBdB|(3ABc BG AGEG|
BABd eg ~g2|ea ~a2 gedc|BG ~G2 ABGB|dBAc BG G:|

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Larkin’s Beehives (reel)

Composer: Paddy O’Brien
Source: Alan & John Kelly’s
Transcription: gmp

Larkin’s Beehives

T:Larkin’s Beehives
R:reel
C:Paddy O’Brien
S:Mike Rafferty
N:This is Mike Rafferty’s setting
B:transcribed by Joanie Madden for the Comhaltas convention
B:in Parsippany, NJ, 1999
D:Mike and Mary Rafferty, the Old Fireside Music #15
Z:Lesl
M:C
L:1/8
K:G
BGBd edge|dzBG AGE2|BG(3B/c/d edge|dBAc BGGz|
BGBd edge|dzBG AGEd|BBGB ABGB|dBAc BGGz:||
BGBd eg~g2|e~a2f gedB|GBdB eBdB|ABGB AzGA|
BGBd eg~g2|e~a2f gedc|BzGB ABGB|dBAc BGGz:||

Larkin’s Beehives, X:3

Here’s the setting from The Definitive Collection of the Music of Paddy O’Brien 1922-1991, minus the cuts.

Re: Larkin’s Beehives

In bars 9 and 13, Bd ~d2 can substitute for BABd and in bar 15 BAGB can substitute for BG ~G2 for some variety.