Bill Black’s hornpipe

Also known as Bill Black, Bill Black’s Clog.

There are 6 recordings of a tune by this name.

Bill Black’s has been added to 1 tune set.

Bill Black's has been added to 14 tunebooks.

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Four settings

X: 1
T: Bill Black's
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: d>c |B>GB>d g>dB>G | A>ca>g f>ed>c | B>GB>d g>dB>G | (3ABG (3FGE D>d^c>d |
B2 (3Bcd g>dB>G | A2 a>g (3fed c>A | B>dB>G (3cBA F>A | G2 (3GGG G2 :|
|: (3ABc |d>c (3cBA G>Bd>=f | e2 c2 c2 (3Bcd | e>d^c>B A>ce>g | f2 d2 d2 (3def |
g2 (3gge f2 (3ffd | e>c (3gfe d>cB>A | (3BdB G2 (3AcA (3FGA | G2 G>F G2 :|
X: 2
T: Bill Black's
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: d>c |B>GB>d g>dc>B | A>cb>g f>ed>c | B>GB>d g>dB>G | (3ABG (3FGE D2 d>c |
B>GB>d g>dc>B | A>cb>g f>ed>c | (3BdB G>B (3AcA F>A | G2 G2 G2 :|
|: B>c |d>cB>A G>Bd>g | e2 c2 c2 c>d | e>dc>B A>ca>g | f2 d>d d2 e>f |
(3ggg g>e (3fff f>d | e>fg>e d>cB>A | (3BdB G>B (3AcA F>A | G2 G2 G2 :|
X: 3
T: Bill Black's
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: dc |BGBd gdcB | Acbg fedc | BGBd gdBG | F2 E2 Dd^cd |
BGBd gdcB | Acbg fedc | BdGB AcFA | G2 G2 G2 :|
|: Bc |dcBA GBdg | e2 c2 c2 cd | edcB Acag | f2 dd d2 ef |
g2 ge f2 fd | efge dcBA | dBGB cAFA | G2 G2 G2 :|
X: 4
T: Bill Black's
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|: (3edc |B2 (3Bcd g>dc>B | A>cb>g f>ed>c | B>GB>d g2 (3BAG | (3ABG F>E (3DED (3cBA |
B>GB>d g2 (3dcB | A2 (3bag f2 (3edc | (3Bcd G>B (3ABc F>A | G2 (3F^EF G2 :|
|: (3ABc |d2 (3cBA G>Bd>g | (3e^de (3c[Bd]c A2 c>d | e>^d (3=dcB A>ca>g | f2 d2 d2 (3def |
g>fg>e f>ef>d | e2 (3gfe d2 (3cBA | B>d (3GAB A>c (3FGA | G2 F2 G2 :|

Six comments

“The Lurgan Hornpipe” ~ an obvious evolution from “Bill Black’s”

Key signature: G Major
Submitted on September 17th 2004 by Aidan Crossey.
https://thesession.org/tunes/3557

“Bill Black’s Hornpipe” ~ the O’Neill collections

"O’Neill’s Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems"
"O’Neill’s Music of Ireland"

K: G Major
|: d>c |
B>GB>d g>dc>B | A>cb>g f>ed>c | B>GB>d g>dB>G | (3ABG (3FGE D2 d>c |
B>GB>d g>dc>B | A>cb>g f>ed>c | (3BdB G>B (3AcA F>A | G2 G2 G2 :|
|: B>c |
d>cB>A G>Bd>g | e2 c2 c2 c>d | e>dc>B A>ca>g | f2 d>d d2 e>f |
(3ggg g>e (3fff f>d | e>fg>e d>cB>A | (3BdB G>B (3AcA F>A | G2 G2 G2 :|

“Bill Black’s Hornpipe” ~ Cape Breton (not a huge difference)

"Winston Fitzgerald: A Collection of Fiddle Tunes"
Arranged and edited by Paul Steward Cranford
Cranford Publications, Cape Breton Island, 1997
ISBN: 0-9691181-7-1
http://www.cranfordpub.com/

Page 20, tune #50: "Bill Black’s Hornpipe" in G Major

“Bill Black’s Hornpipe” ~ the O’Neill collections ~ for Button ;-)

"O’Neill’s Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems"
"O’Neill’s Music of Ireland"

K: G Major
|: dc |
BGBd gdcB | Acbg fedc | BGBd gdBG | (3ABG (3FGE D2 dc |
BGBd gdcB | Acbg fedc | (3BdB GB (3AcA FA | G2 G2 G2 :|
|: Bc |
dcBA GBdg | e2 c2 c2 cd | edcB Acag | f2 dd d2 ef |
(3ggg ge (3fff fd | efge dcBA | (3BdB GB (3AcA FA | G2 G2 G2 :|

“Bill Black’s Hornpipe” ~ from O’Neill’s - with headers & \ ~ for Doc Dow’s Da

X: 2
T: Bill Black’s
B: "O’Neill’s Dance Music of Ireland: 1001 Gems", 1907, page 152, tune #886
B: "O’Neill’s Music of Ireland", 1903, page 312, tune #1678
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
R: hornpipe
K: GMaj
|: d>c |\
B>GB>d g>dc>B | A>cb>g f>ed>c | B>GB>d g>dB>G | (3ABG (3FGE D2 d>c |
B>GB>d g>dc>B | A>cb>g f>ed>c | (3BdB G>B (3AcA F>A | G2 G2 G2 :|
|: B>c |\
d>cB>A G>Bd>g | e2 c2 c2 c>d | e>dc>B A>ca>g | f2 d>d d2 e>f |
(3ggg g>e (3fff f>d | e>fg>e d>cB>A | (3BdB G>B (3AcA F>A | G2 G2 G2 :|