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The Flowing Tide (Topic 12TFRS506)

Irish Traditional Concertina Styles
Various Artists

Topic Records / Free Reed 12TFRS506 (LP, UK, 1977)
Free Reed Records FCLAR 06 (CD, UK, 2007)

The Flowing Tide (Free Reed FCLAR 06)

Recorded by John Tams and Neil Wayne in Co. Clare, January 1974;
Produced by Tony Engle, John Tams and Neil Wayne;
Notes by Neil Wayne;
Photograph by Valerie Wilmer;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Sonny Murray (Ennis, Co. Clare) [1, 9-10, 18];
Mrs Ellen O'Dwyer (Dublin) [2, 7-8, 12-13, 20-21];
Paddy Murphy (Co. Clare) [3, 14];
Gerald Haugh (Lisseycasey, Co. Clare) [4, 16];
Solus Lillis (Cooraclare, Co. Clare) [5, 17, 22];
Tom Carey (Cooraclare, Co. Clare) [5, 17, 22];
Michael MacAogain (Dublin) [6, 19];
Sean O'Dwyer (Dublin) [11, 15]

Chris Droney [23-25];
The Russell Family [26-27];
Tommy McMahon & Bernard O'Sullivan [28-30]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. [SM] King of the Clans reel (1.49)
  2. [EOD] Untitled / Behind the Bush in Parkhanna set tunes (1.51)
  3. [PM] Kit O'Mahoney's jig (2.02)
  4. [GH] The Mountain Road reel (1.11)
  5. [SL, TC] Reels (1.56)
  6. [MMA] The Fairy Child slow air (2.14)
  7. [EOD] The Argrume Set set dance (1.55)
  8. [EOD] The Barn Dance barn dance (1.29)
  9. [SM] Chancy Cheory / West Along the Road reels (3.26)
  10. [SM] The Morning Dew reel (2.08)
  11. [SOD] Spike Island Lasses reel (1.19)
  1. [EOD] Jigs incl. Jenny's Beaver Hat jigs (2.20)
  2. [EOD] Toss the Feathers / Drowsie Maggie reels (1.51)
  3. [PM] The Mason's Apron reel (2.01)
  4. [SOD] Sean O'Dwyer's Fling / The Kerry Hornpipe flings (1.28)
  5. [GH] Kesh Jig (1.00)
  6. [SL, TC] The Clare Jig (Stack's Favourite) (1.30)
  7. [SM] Air from Thomas Moor (2.18)
  8. [MMA] The Fairy Hornpipe (1.40)
  9. [EOD] March (1.32)
  10. [EOD] Mrs. O'Dwyer's Fancy set dance (1.00)
  11. [SL, TC] Apples in Winter jigs (2.59)
CD bonus tracks from original sessions

Chris Droney

  1. The Cuckoo's Hornpipe (2.50)
  2. God Save Ireland Says the Hero march (1.58)
  3. Dublin Reel / Tear the Calico reels (2.45)

The Russell Family

  1. Maid on the Green jig (1.50)
  2. Skylark reel (1.27)

Tommy McMahon & Bernard O'Sullivan

  1. Paddy Kelly's Reel / Finbarr Dwyer's reels (2.21)
  2. Battering Ram / Out on the Ocean jigs (2.33)
  3. Eddie Kelly's (Martin Talty's Jig) / Thomas Friel's Jig jigs (2.29)

All tracks trad.