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John Kelly: Fiddle and Concertina Player

John Kelly: Fiddle and Concertina Player (Topic 12TFRS504)

Fiddle and Concertina Player
John Kelly (1912-1989)

Topic Records / Free Reed 12TFRS504 (LP, UK, 1975)

Irish Traditional Concertina & Fiddle Music
John Kelly (1912-1989)

Free Reed Records FCLAR 04 (CD, UK, 2007)

John Kelly: Irish Traditional Concertina & Fiddle Music (Free Reed FCLAR 04)

Recorded by John Tams and Neil Wayne in Dublin, January 1974
and by Tony Engle and Patrick Hayes in Dublin, March/April 1975;
Produced by John Tams, John Tams and Tony Engle;
Notes by Neil Wayne;
Original sleeve design and front cover photograph by Tony Engle

Musicians

John Kelly, concertina [1, 2b, 3-7, 10-11, 13-14, 15a, 18, 21], double-reed concertina [16-17], fiddle [2a, 8-9, 12, 15b, 19-20]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Paddy on the Turnpike reel (1.41)
  2. The Bunch of Rushes reel (1.24) /
    The Bunch of Rushes reel (1.23)
  3. John Kelly's Slide / Tom Keane's Reel (2.35)
  4. Blackberry Blossoms reel (1.17) /
    The Spike Island Lasses reel (1.12)
  5. The Heathery Breeze reel (1.10)
  6. Delia Keane's Jig (1.34)
  7. The Blacksmith's Charm hornpipe (2.12)
  8. We Were Drinking and Kissing the Ladies / Old Tipperary jigs (2.12)
  9. Rocking the Baby to Sleep air (2.12)
  10. Eddie Dunn's reel (1.44)
  1. The Fisherman's Hornpipe (1.59)
  2. The Sister Reels: Carney's / Gilbert Clancy's Favourite / The Ravelled Hank of Yarn (2.29)
  3. The Crooked Road to Dublin / The Duke of Leinster's Wife reel (1.44)
  4. The West Cork Reel (1.13)
  5. The Ivy Leaf reel (1.20) /
    The Ivy Leaf reel (1.14)
  6. The Flogging Reel (1.11)
  7. Scattery Island Slide (1.28)
  8. The Ebb Tide hornpipe (2.05)
  9. The Blackbird air / hornpipe / set dance (4.08)
  10. The Bunch of Keys reel (1.52)
  11. Lord Wellington's Reel (1.12)
 
CD bonus tracks from original sessions
  1. Kitty's Rambles three-part jig (1.43)
  2. Gilbert Clancy's / West Wind / Nellie Donovan's reels (2.12)
  3. Farewell to Sean O'Riada slow air (2.29)
  4. Ned Stapleton's reel (1.34)
  5. Sonny Brogan's / Comhra Donn hornpipe (2.31)
  6. Lucy Campbell reel (1.56)
  7. Unknown / Thady Casey's (Frieze Britches) jigs (2.56)
  8. Lord Mayo air (2.57)
  9. Unknown / Elizabeth Keane's / Pat Kelly's slip jgs (2.56)
  10. Francie Byrne's reel (1.31)
  11. Killard Reel (3.05)