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Sean McAloon, John Rea: Drops of Brandy

Sean McAloon, John Rea: Drops of Brandy (Topic 12TS287)

Drops of Brandy
Traditional Irish Music
Sean McAloon, John Rea

Topic Records 12TS287 (LP, UK, 1976)

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Recorded November 1970 at Tommy Ellis Studios, Dublin;
Produced by Robin Morton;
Notes by Robin Morton;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Sean McAloon, concert pipes [1bc,2, 7-8, 14], flat pipes [4, 9, 11], fiddle [6, 12, 15b];
John Rea, hammered dulcimer [1, 3, 5, 8b, 10, 12b, 13-15]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Maid in the Meadow / The Castlebar Races / Trip to the Cottage jigs
  2. The Mountain Lark / Crooked Road to Dublin reels
  3. Jackson’s Drum / Jackson’s Mistake / Jackson’s Coagy jigs
  4. Blind Mary air
  5. Madame Bonaparte / O’Dwyer’s Hornpipes hornpipes
  6. Crowley’s No. 1 / Crowley’s No. 2 reels
  7. Moloney’s / Paddy O’Brien’s Jig jigs
  8. First House in Connaught / The Copperplate reels
  1. An Buachaill Caol Dubh air / Drops of Brandy slip jig
  2. Coil the Hawser / Lord McDonald’s reels (2.17)
  3. Alexandria’s / Higgin’s hornpipes
  4. The Sligo Maid / Sheephan’s reels
  5. Wandering Minstrel / Katy is Waiting / The Basket of Shamrocks jigs
  6. Tim the Turncoat / The Quarrelsome Piper hornpipes
  7. The Old Siege of Valencia / The Lark in the Morning jigs

All tracks traditional

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John Rea: Traditional Music on the Hammer Dulcimer

John Rea: Traditional Music on the Hammer Dulcimer (Topic 12TS373)

Traditional Music on the Hammer Dulcimer
John Rea

Topic Records 12TS373 (LP, UK, 1979)

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Produced and recorded by Robin Morton in the musician's home in Glenarm, Co. Antrim, August 1977;
Mixed at Castlesound Studios, Edinburgh;
Photographs and sleeve notes by Robin Morton;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

John Rea, hammered dulcimer

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Whistle o’er the Lave o't / The Braes of Tulimet / Scudding Through the Whins highlands and reel (3.05)
  2. Bundle and Go / The Jug o' Punch jigs (2.14)
  3. The Galway Reel / Dinny O’Brien’s Reel reels (2.28)
  4. The Ladies of France / Jackson’s Trip to Aughrim / Jackson’s Return from Dover jigs (3.37)
  5. The Belfast Hornpipe / The Rights of Man hornpipes (3.35)
  6. The Sailor on the Rope / The Bonnie Bunch of Roses reels (2.28)
  7. The Three Sea Captains set dance (2.30)
  1. Kitty’s Fancy / Lady Anne Hope jig and strathspey (3.39)
  2. The Boys of Ballycastle / The Five Mile Heat reels (2.12)
  3. The Montain Hornpipe / The Kingston Hornpipe hornpipes (3.02)
  4. The Kinnegad Slashers / The Tenpenny Bit jigs (2.12)
  5. The Plains of Boyle / Jackson’s Slippers hornpipe and jig (3.00)
  6. Roaring Mary / Tim Moloney reels (2.34)
  7. St. Patrick's Day / Duncan Davidson set dance and highland (2.25)

All tracks traditional

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