X:1 T:Turnpike Reel, The M:C L:1/8 K:A A2cA B2AF | E3F ABce | a2ge faec | cBBA B2cB |! A2cA B2AF | E3F ABce | a2ge faec | BABc A4 :|! E2GE BEGE | A2cA eAcA | B2^dB fBdB |e2ge bege |! agae faec | defg a2fg | a2ge faec | BABc A4 :|!
TURNPIKE REEL. AKA and see “Halfway House (The),” “Lardner's Reel (1).” Irish, American; Reel or Hornpipe. A Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. 2nd strain is similar to "Lardner's Reel (1)" and "Coming down from Denver" 1st strain similar to "Leviathan Hornpipe" and "Cowboys (2). " See also “Tommy Peoples' Reel (5).” Nigel Gatherer believes a part of the tune may be related to the Scots melody “Clean Peas Straw/Strae.”