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Al O'Donnell

Al O'Donnell: Al O'Donnell (Trailer LER 2073)

Al O'Donnell
Al O'Donnell (1944?-2015)

Trailer Records LER 2073 (LP, UK, 1972)

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Recorded and produced at Leader Sound by Bill Leader;
Production master by Nic Kinsey at Livingston Studios;
Sleeve photograph by Tommy Holton;
Sleeve design by Al O'Donnell

Musicians

Al O'Donnell, vocals, guitar, banjo

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Avondale (2.35)
  2. Streets of Derry (Roud 896; Laws L11; Henry H705) (3.26)
  3. Lord Inchiquin (1.12)
  4. Larry (3.45)
  5. Maid on the Mountain (2.57)
  6. The Green Linnet (Roud 1619) (4.35)
  7. Ramble Away (Roud 171; G/D 7:1485) (3.24)
  1. Matt Hyland (Roud 2880) (5.54)
  2. Crooked Jack (3.10)
  3. Cuilin (3.29)
  4. Me Tune (1.28)
  5. James Connelly (4.52)
  6. Ned of the Hill (Roud 8136) (3.06)

Tracks 1, 9-10, 13 Dominic Behan;
Track 3 Turlough O'Carolan arr. Al O'Donnell;
Tracks 4, 6-8 trad. arr. Al O'Donnell;
Track 5 words Al O'Donnell, tune Munster Cloak trad. adapted Al O'Donnell;
Track 11 Al O'Donnell;
Track 12 anon.

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Al O'Donnell 2

Al O'Donnell: Al O'Donnell 2 (Transatlantic LTRA 501)

Al O'Donnell 2
Al O'Donnell (1944?-2015)

Transatlantic The Leader Tradition LTRA 501 (LP, UK, 1978)

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Recorded and produced at Leader Sound by Bill Leader;
Sleeve photograph by Marie Kearns;
Sleeve design by Al O'Donnell and Janet Kerr;
Notes by Tom Munnelly and Al O'Donnell

Musicians

Al O'Donnell, vocals, guitar, banjo

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Granemore Hare (Roud 2883) (5.21)
  2. Bonny Woodhall (Roud 3778; G/D 5:947; Henry H476) (3.26)
  3. Sliabh na mBan (The Mountain of the Women) (5.30)
  4. The Connerys (4.04)
  5. An Bunnan buidhe (The Yellow Bittern) (Roud 5332; Henry H830) (5.09)
  1. The Dark-Eyed Sailor (Roud 265; Laws N35; G/D 5:1037; Henry H232) (5.32)
  2. Donal Óg (Roud 3379) (5.57)
  3. Lord Abore and Mary Flynn (Roud 55; Child 87) (6.03)
  4. The Madman (5.40)

All tracks trad. or unknown except
Track 9 Allan Taylor

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Al O'Donnell: Ramble Away

Al O'Donnell: Ramble Away (All Media Entertainment CACD1301)

Ramble Away
Al O'Donnell (1944?-2015)

All Media Entertainment CACD1301 (2 CD, UK, 2008)

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Produced by Conor O'Donnell;
Recorded by Paul Dowley;
Live album mix by Bob McDonnell;
Design and photography by Kasia Kesicka at Double O Design

Musicians

Al O'Donnell, vocals, guitar, banjo

Tracks

CD 1CD 2: Live at Cobblestone
  1. The Streets of Derry (Roud 896; Laws L11; Henry H705) (3.01)
  2. One Morning in May (Roud 140; Laws P14) (1.58)
  3. Raglan Road (3.19)
  4. Ramble Away (Roud 171; G/D 7:1485) (3.01)
  5. What Put the Blood? (Roud 200; Child 13) (3.04)
  6. The Grey Funnel Line (4.22)
  7. Banks of Sicily (Roud 10501) (2.28)
  8. Wicklowmen of '98 (2.34)
  9. Callin' On Song (1.58)
  10. Sammy's Bar (4.01)
  11. The Night Visiting Song (Roud 22568; G/D 4:783) (3.21)
  1. Avondale (3.15)
  2. Jock o' Hazeldene (Roud 250; Child 293; G/D 5:1029) (3.34)
  3. An Bunnan buidhe (The Yellow Bittern) (Roud 5332; Henry H830) (3.54)
  4. The Streets of Derry (Roud 896; Laws L11; Henry H705) (3.25)
  5. Donal Óg (Roud 3379) (4.03)
  6. Forgive Me Quick (2.09)
  7. Matt Hyland (Roud 2880) (5.09)
  8. James Connolly (Roud 12495) (2.46)
  9. Going to the West (Roud 5113) (2.44)
  10. The Night Visiting Song (Roud 22568; G/D 4:783) (3.23)
  11. Sammy's Bar (4.15)
  12. The Connerys (3.04)

All tracks trad. arr. Al O'Donnell except
Track 3 Patrick Kavanagh;
Tracks 6, 10, 22 Cyril Tawney;
Track 8 Al O'Donnell;
Track 9 Allan Taylor;
Track 12 Dominic Behan;
Track 17 words James Joyce, Finnegan's Wake; music Al O'Donnell