The Last House In Ballymakea hornpipe

Also known as The Last House In Ballmackea, The Last House In Ballymackea.

There are 4 recordings of this tune.

The Last House In Ballymakea has been added to 2 tune sets.

The Last House In Ballymakea has been added to 40 tunebooks.

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One setting

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X: 1
T: The Last House In Ballymakea
R: hornpipe
M: 4/4
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
|:g | edBd dBAB | GABG AGED | GABG dGBG | EAAG A3 g |
edBd dBAB| GABG AGED | GABG dGBG | AGAB G3 :|
|:A |BABd edef | gbag edBA | BABd ed (3efg | fedf e3 f |
edBe dBAd | BAGB AGED | GABG dGBG | AGAB G3:|

Three comments

Last House in Ballymakea

Composed by Junior Crehan. A concertina setting appears on his double CD of the same name. I couldn’t quite figure out what the ‘tina was doing in the B-part, so my transcription here roughly follows the setting taught by Kevin Crehan a few years ago at Friday Harbor Irish Camp.

Re: The Last House In Ballymakea

I had so much fun the other day, learning another of Junior Crehan’s Hornpipes, ‘May Ban’, I decided to learn another one of his tunes today & here it is .. warts & all.
N.B. To make the video footage for this, I was … outstanding in my own field! 😀

The Last House In Ballymakea:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J215g7j7gvo


Cheers,
Dick