Kevin McHugh’s slide

Also known as Adam And Eve, Kevin McHugh’s #1, Kevin McHugh’s No 1, Kevin McHugh’s No. 1, Kevin McHugh’s No1.

There are 5 recordings of a tune by this name.

Kevin McHugh's has been added to 39 tunebooks.

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Five settings

X: 1
T: Kevin McHugh's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
f2A fAA ~f3 fef|a2f ede f2d A2g|
f2A fAA ~f3 fef|1a2f efe d3 d2e:|2a2f efe d3 dcB||
AFA f2d A2A ABA|F2A d2c ~B3 B2A|
BAB c2B A2d c2B|1ABA GFE D3 D2B:|2ABA GFE D3 D2e||
X: 2
T: Kevin McHugh's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
f2Af2Af3fef|a2f ede f2dA2g|
f2Af2Af3fef|1a2f ede f2ab2g:|2a2f eded3B3||
|:AFA f2d A3 A2F|DFA d2cB3B2A|BAB c2BA2dc2B|
[1ABA GFE F3 F2 B:|2ABA GFE D3 D2 e|]
# Added by Heiko .
X: 3
T: Kevin McHugh's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
f2Af2Af3fef|a2f ede f2dA2g|
f2Af2Af3fef|1a2f ede f2ab2g:|2a2f eded3B3||
|:AFA f2d A3 A2F|DFA d2cB3B2A|BAB c2BA2dc2B|
[1ABA GFE F3 F2 B:|2ABA GFE D3 D2 e|]
# Added by Heiko .
X: 4
T: Kevin McHugh's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Dmaj
f2a f2a f3 fef|a2f ede f2d A2e|
f2a f2a f3 fef|1a2f efe ded a2g:|2a2f efe ded dcB||
ABA f2d ABA DFA|ABA Ddc BcB B2A|
BAB c2B ABA c2B|1ABA GFE F3 FG^G:|2ABA GFE DED a2g||
# Added by Jamie .
X: 5
T: Kevin McHugh's
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Fmaj
|:f|a2f a2f a2a aga|c'2a gag fgd c2f|
a2f a2f a2a aga|c'2c' gag fgf f2:|
|:A|c2c fgd c2cc3|Acd f2e d3 d3|
dcd fed cdf e2d|[1 cdc BAG A3 A2:|[2 cdc BAG F3 F2|]

Seven comments

Single Jig

Source: The Mountain Road by Various Artists
Transcription: gian marco pietrasanta

I’d prefer to play this as a slide rather than a single jig because of the phrasing.

Gan Ainm

This slide was played by the Triskell Ceiliband in Heidelberg for a Ceili at the first October weekend in 2014.They had no name for this tune.The dancers really liked the tune.Has anybody a name for the tune?

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Gan Ainm

Thanks sixholes, I added it as a second setting

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New version Kevin McHugh’s from playing of Ryan Murphy

Version 4 submitted above comes from the playing of Ryan Murphy at the Ivory session in Glasgow. He doesn’t always include the low: "Ddc" in the second bar of the 2nd part, instead playing a longer high: "d2c".

Alot of the triplet groups starting on A notes in the second part he rolls

I like the lift this version has with the repeated high a’s in the first part, and I thought others might too.

Jamie

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Kevin McHugh’s, X:5

This version in F is based on the second tune of the Adam and Eve set on At the Racket’s Mirth-Making Heroes.