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LARKIN'S ADVANCE. AKA - "Keeper Hill March." Irish, March. G Major. Standard tuning. AA'BB'. Composed by Nenagh, County Tipperary, accordion player Paddy O'Brien [1] (1922-1991). The alternate title, "Keeper Hill," is the translation of the Irish Slieve Kimalta. Keeper Hill, near Nenagh, is the highest mountain in the Silvermines area of County Tipperary, and the most northerly and most westerly summit in the range.

Button accordion greats Paddy O'Brien and Joe Cooley



Source for notated version: New Jersey flute player Mike Rafferty, born in Ballinakill, Co. Galway, in 1926 [Harker].

Printed sources: Harker (300 Tunes from Mike Rafferty), 2005; No. 279, p. 88 (appears as "Keeper Hill March").

Recorded sources:




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