X: 1 T: Beeswing M: 4/4 L: 1/8 R: reel K: Dmaj A |: d2dB AFDF | GBAF GEEA | d2dB AFDA |1 GBAF D2DA :|2 GBAF D2g2 || fdaf gebg | fdec dcBA | fdaf gebg | fdec d2dg | fdaf gbeg | fdec dcBA | FAdc Bdea | fdec d2 d2 ||
BEESWING. English, Reel (whole time). England, Northumberland. D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Not the more famous "Bee's Wing (The)" by James Hill. The reel is attributed to Robert Lightfoot by Hall & Stafford; Lightfoot was a composer of several tunes to be found in Northumbrian collections.
Printed source: Hall & Stafford (Charlton Memorial Tune Book), 1956; p. 2.