The Turnpike hornpipe

Also known as The Halfway House, The Hornpipe On The Turnpike.

There are 3 recordings of this tune.

The Turnpike has been added to 1 tune set.

The Turnpike has been added to 24 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: The Turnpike
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:(3DEF|G2 B>G A>BG>E|D>CD>E G>D (3Bcd|g2 f>d (3efg d>B|c>AA>G (3ABc B>A|
(3GAG B>G A2 G>E|D2- D>E G2 (3Bcd|g2 f>d e2 d>B|(3cBA F>A G2:|
|:(3GFE|D2 F>D A>DF>D|G2 B>G d>G (3BAG|(3ABA ^c>A e>Ac>e|d2 (3fed a>df>a|
g2 g>d (3eee d>B|(3c^cd e>f g2- g>d|g>fg>d e>gd>B|(3cBA F>A G2:|

Two comments

"The Turnpike Hornpipe" ~ relativity

Yes! ~ definitely related to the reel which is more usually played in ‘A’:

https://thesession.org/tunes/917

This is a hornpipe take on the same tune, with some differences including the key of ‘G’, another key the reel can also be played in. It’s a kick to play this and it is also fun to go from the hornpipe to the reel… I hope some you out there also enjoy the rhythm and the rhyme…

I like to play this nice and relaxed, not rushed…