This name seems to be shared between a couple different tunes. I learned this from the new Lunasa CD: Se. It is trad. according to the liner notes.
First measure of B part should be AGE no BAG in teh first triplet figure. ABCs have been changed.
“Padraig O’Keeffe’s Slide” ~ one of several that take the name, other choices
T: Padraig O’Keeffe’s
|: Bc |\
ded B2 A G2 D G2 B | AFD A2 A BAG B2 c |
ded B2 A G2 D G2 B | AFD B2 A G3 G- :|
|: GB |\
AFD A2 A BAG B2 B | cBA c2 c B2 G B2 c |
ded B2 A GED G2 B | AFD B2 A G3 G- :|
Padraig O’Keefe’s, X:2
Played by Terry Teahan - Old Time Irish Music in America
Re: Padraig O’Keefe’s
Teahan plays in D and he calls the tune "The Evening I Spent with Mick"
Padraig O’Keefe’s, X:3
Transcribed from "Pádraig O’Keeffe Manuscripts. Book One. Fiddle" - online via the ITMA at
The bowing and accenting marks in Pádraig’s original manuscript are worth following to get the feel for playing Kerry slides. An alternative reading of the first bar in the B part might be |d3 d2B d2B GBd|