T: The Honeybee
R: slip jig
G3 BAG d3|G3 EFG DEF|G3 BAG d2d|ege edB BAB:|
g3 efg def|gfg efg a3|g3 efg dga|bag efg a3:|
g3 efg def|gfg efg a2a|bag agf ged|ege edB BAB|
Also known as The Honey Bee.
There are 9 recordings of this tune.
The Honeybee appears in 1 other tune collection.
The Honeybee has been added to 9 tune sets.
The Honeybee has been added to 56 tunebooks.
Source: John Skelton & Kieran O’Hare - “Double-Barrelled”
Is this tune any relation to the Dance of the Honeybees by Charlie Lennon?? Waltz and Barndance.
Níl a fhios agam.
This is a composition of Vincent Broderick. It’s in his book - The Turoe Stone.
there is a lovely version of this tune by Liadan, on thier first album, which is just called Liadan, its track number 12, a set of 3 tunes which are The Honey Bee/ Phyllis Birthday/ Martin MacMahons’s. Well worth a listen, a georgous arrangement of a really lovely tune. Enjoy!