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Cathie Ryan: Somewhere Along the Road

Cathie Ryan: Somewhere Along the Road (Shanachie 78047)

Somewhere Along the Road
Cathie Ryan

Shanachie Records 78047 (CD, USA, 2001)

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Produced by John McCusker;
Recorded by Joe Rusby at Pure Records, Yorkshire, England;
Mixed by Joe Rusby and Andy Seward at Pure Records;
Additional mixing by John Anthony at Maja Audio Group, Philadelphia;
[10] recorded and mixed by John Anthony at Maja Audio Group;
Cover photo: Adam Nash

Musicians

Cathie Ryan, vocals;
Phil Cunningham, accordion [1-6, 9, 11], piano [2, 11], low whistle [11];
John Doyle, guitar [1-9], mandolin [8-9];
Kris Drever, bass [1-9], banjo [8];
John McCusker, fiddle [1-3, 7-9, 11], whistle [1-3, 9], cittern [8];
Iain MacDonald, flute [5], low whistle [3], whistle [6];
Malcolm Stitt, bouzouki [1, 3, 6, 9];
Andy Seward, jew's harp [8];
Michael Aharon, Hammond organ [10];
James Mackintosh, bells [5], percussion [6];
Karine Polwart, harmony vocals [1-2, 6, 11];
Lester Simpson, harmony vocals [1-2, 8, 11];
Kate Rusby, harmony vocals [3]

Tracks

  1. Carrick-a-rede (4.04)
  2. Rathlin Island (1847) (4.49)
  3. Somewhere Along the Road / Jacob's Waltz (4.24)
  4. Raking and Roguing: Ó Boro Braindí Braindí (O Boro Brandy, Brandy) / Éirigh a Shinéid (Rise Up, Sinéad) (3.20)
  5. In My Tribe (4.02)
  6. Tá Sé ‘na Lá (It Is the Day) (2.54)
  7. Cailín Deas Crúite na mBó (Pretty Maid Milking Her Cow) (5.28)
  8. High on a Mountain (3.30)
  9. Grace O’Malley (3.13)
  10. Wave Up to the Shore (3.56)
  11. So Here’s to You (5.28)

Tracks 1, 9 Cathie Ryan, John Doyle;
Tracks 2, 5 Cathie Ryan;
Track 3a Rick Kemp;
Track 3b John McCusker;
Tracks 4, 7 trad.;
Track 6 Eithne Ní Uallacháin;
Track 8 Olabelle Reed;
Track 10 Luka Bloom;
Track 11 Alan A. Bell

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Cathie Ryan: The Farthest Wave

Cathie Ryan: The Farthest Wave (Shanachie 78062)

The Farthest Wave
Cathie Ryan

Shanachie Records 78062 (CD, USA, April 2005)

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Produced by John McCusker;
Recorded and mixed by Andy Seward at Pure Records Studios, Yorkshire;
[5] recorded by Scott Petito at NRS in Catskill, New York;
Additional recording on [5, 8, 10] by Greg Anderson at his travelling studio;
Additional recording on [10] by John Murphy at Probeat in Dundalk, Co Louth, Ireland;
Mastered by John Baker at Maja Audio Group, Philadelphia;
Additional mixing by John Anthony at Maja Audio Group;
Photography by Paul Carroll;
Design by Brian Hanlon at Óg Media Group

Musicians

Cathie Ryan, vocals;
Seán Keane, duet vocals [6];
John Doyle, guitar [1-10], tenor guitar [4, 6], backing vocals [5];
John McCusker, fiddle [1-4, 7, 9-10], whistles [1, 3-4, 9, 12], cittern [3, 6, 8-9], strings [8];
Kris Drever, tenor guitar [1-2, 7], double bass [2], mandolin [10], backing vocals [4, 8-9, 12];
Ewan Vernal, double bass [1, 3-4, 6-7, 10, 12];
Keith Angel, percussion [1], shakers [7],
John Dickinson, lap steel guitar [2];
James Mackintosh, percussion [2, 4, 7, 9-10];
Alan Kelly, accordion [3, 9];
Phil Cunningham, accordion [4, 8, 11-12], piano [12];
Greg Anderson, guitar [5], tenor guitar [5], bouzouki [5];
Hanneke Cassel, fiddle [5];
Michael McGoldrick, flute [6-7], whistle [10];
Andy Seward, double bass [9];
Karine Polwart, backing vocals [4, 7-10, 12];
Sara Milonovich, backing vocals [5, 8, 10];
Rowan, Ellen and JoeJoe Quinn, backing vocals [10];

Tracks

  1. What's Closest to the Heart (3.27)
  2. Rough and Rocky (4.13)
  3. The Wild Flowers (3.49)
  4. Follow the Heron (3.31)
  5. The Farthest Wave (3.52)
  6. What Will You Do, Love? (4.20)
  7. Dance the Baby slip jig set (4.13)
  8. As the Evening Declines (4.24)
  9. Be Like the Sea (4.04)
  10. Peata Beag do Mháthar / Joseph's Reel (3.09)
  11. Gabhaim Molta Brighde (3.06)
  12. Home Sweet Home (4.18)

Track 1 words Cathie Ryan, music John Doyle;
Tracks 2, 7, 10a, 11 trad.;
Track 3 John Spillane;
Track 4 Karine Polwart;
Track 5 words Cathie Ryan, music Cathie Ryan, Karine Polwart;
Track 6 words Samuel Lover, trad., music trad.;
Track 8 words trad., music Dermot Henry;
Track 1 words Cathie Ryan, music Cathie Ryan, John Doyle;
Track 10b John McCusker;
Track 12 John H. Payne, Henry R. Bishop