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Daoirí Farrell: The First Turn

Daoirí Farrell: The First Turn (Daoirí Recordings JADCD001)

The First Turn
Daoirí Farrell

Daoirí Recordings JADCD001 (CD, Ireland, 24 June 2009)

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Produced in Àras Chrónáin by Daoirí Farrell, Alan Doherty and James Ryan;
Mixed by Alan Doherty;
Mastered by Keven Sheahan in Orion Recording Studios;
Photography by Colin Gillen;
Sleeve design by Martin Moran

Musicians

Daoirí Farrell: vocals, mandola;
James Ryan: guitars, mandola, tenor guitar, backing vocals;
Alan Doherty: flutes, whistles, percussion, backing vocals

with
Robbie Walsh: bodhran;
John Ryan: bouzouki;
Seán Regan: gob music;
Martin Moran: electric guitar

Tracks

  1. McShane (4.54)
  2. Boozing (Roud 30064) (3.41)
  3. The Pool Song (3.20)
  4. The Mickey Dam (3.47)
  5. Bound for Van Diemen's Land (4.31)
  6. The Creggan White Hare (Roud 9633) (4.52)
  7. John O'Dreams (3.50)
  8. The Little Drummer (Roud 2302; G/D 1:86) (3.85)
  9. The Shamrock Shore (Roud 2287; Henry H20a) (4.05)
  10. Tippin' It Up to Nancy (Roud 183; Laws Q2; G/D 2:318; Henry H174; TYG 6) (3.19)

All tracks trad. except
Track 3 Con Fada Ó' Drisceoil;
Track 7 Bill Caddick

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Daoirí Farrell: True Born Irishman

Daoirí Farrell: True Born Irishman (Daoirí Recordings DAOIRICD001)

True Born Irishman
Daoirí Farrell

Daoirí Recordings DAOIRICD001 (CD, Ireland, 25 October 2016)

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Produced by Daoíri Farrell (Robbie Walsh and Tony Burne);
Recorded and mixed by Liam Mulvaney (Daoirí Farrell) at Asylum Studio, Bowe Lane;
Mastered by Ican Jackman;
Photography by Dessie Farrell;
Sleeve design by Martin Moran and The 16K Design Works

Folk Radio UK review by Johnny Whalley

Musicians

Daoirí Farrell: vocals, backing vocals [1, 6-7], bouzouki [1-2, 4-6, 8-9];
Tony Byrne: guitar [1-2, 4-9], 12-string guitar [6];
Robbie Walsh: bodhrán [1-2, 4-9], backing vocals [6, 9];
James Mahon: uillean pipes [1-2], uillean pipe drone [3, 10];
Pat Daly: fiddle [2, 6-7];
Michael McGoldrick: low whistle [4], flute [8];
Eoin Kenny: uillean pipes [5], low whistle [5];
Paddy Kiernan: banjo [5, 7, 9];
Alec Brown: cello [5-7];
Brian Dwyer: piano [7-8]

Tracks

  1. Pat Rainey (4.35)
  2. Valley of Knockanure (4.36)
  3. The Blue Tar Road (5.41)
  4. Fergie Mccormack (2.37)
  5. The Unquiet Grave (Roud 51; Child 78) (5.29)
  6. Bogie's Bonnie Belle (Roud 2155; G/D 7:1396) (3.40)
  7. Van Diemen's Land (Roud 519; Laws L18; G/D 2:252) (5.37)
  8. The Shady Woods of Truagh (Roud 2911) (5.21)
  9. This Town Is Not Your Own (4.40)
  10. My Love Is a Well (3.56)

Track 1 Fergus Russell;
Track 2 Bryan MacMahon;
Tracks 3, 10 Liam Weldon;
Track 4 Marcus Turner;
Tracks 5-8 trad. arr. Daoirí Farrell;
Track 9 Shay Healey

> Folk Music > Records > Daoirí Farrell: A Lifetime of Happiness

Daoirí Farrell: A Lifetime of Happiness

Daoirí Farrell: A Lifetime of Happiness (Daoirí Recordings DAOIRICD002)

A Lifetime of Happiness
Daoirí Farrell

Daoirí Recordings DAOIRICD002 (CD, Ireland, 15 February 2019)

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Produced and mixed by Dónal Lunny;
Recorded in Studio Na Mara, Donegal, and in Erdogon, Áras Cronán, and ITMA Studios, Dublin;
Engineered by Mánus Lunny, Alan Doherty, Ciaran Byrne;
Premastering editing by Mánus Lunny;
Mastered by Paul McGeechan;
Photography by Dessie Farrell and Alen MacWeeney;
Sleeve design by The 16K Design Works

Folk Radio UK review by Neil McFadyen

Musicians

Daoirí Farrell: vocals, bouzouki [1-4, 6-7, 9];
Dónal Lunny: guitar [1-2, 4, 6-7, 9-10], bouzouki [2, 6, 9], keyboards [1], harmonium [3, 5, 8, 10], bodhrán [2, 6-7], bass [1-2, 6-7, 9], backing vocals [5];
Pat Daly: fiddle [1, 3, 9-10];
Séan Potts: uillean pipes [2], whistle [2];
Séan Garvey: accordion [2, 6, 8];
Peter Browne: accordion [2, 7];
Robbie Walsh: bodhrán [2, 6];
Avril Crotty: cello [3, 10];
Mark Redmon: uillean pipes [4], low whistle [4], whistles [5];
Tara Finn: concertina [4], backing vocals [5];
Máire Ní Chronáin: backing vocals [5];
Geoff Kinsella: mandolin [3]

Tracks

  1. The Galway Shawl (Roud 2737; Henry H652) (5.20)
  2. The Hills of Granemore (Roud 2883; Henry H12) (5.37)
  3. The Connerys (4.22)
  4. Valentine O'Hara (Roud 1553) (5.16)
  5. There's the Day (5.32)
  6. A Pint of Plain (3.05)
  7. Sweet Portadown (5.51)
  8. Rosie Reilly (3.53)
  9. Windmills (4.25)
  10. Via Extasia (5.59)

Tracks 1-2, 4, 7 trad. arr. Daoirí Farrell, Dónal Lunny;
Track 3 trad. Irish, translated by Seanmus Ennis, arr. Daoirí Farrell, Dónal Lunny;
Track 5 trad. Irish, translated to English, arr. Daoirí Farrell, Dónal Lunny;
Track 6 words Flann O'Brien, music Pat Goode;
Track 8 Johnny Conneely;
Track 9 Alan Bell;
Track 10 Liam Weldon

Video

Daoirí Farrell at the Hudson Records Listening Club on 19 July 2020: