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Josie McDermott: Darby's Farewell

Josie McDermott: Darby's Farewell (Topic 12TS325)

Darby's Farewell
Traditional Songs Played on Flute & Whistle, and Songs from Shilo
Josie McDermott

Topic Records 12TS325 (LP, UK, 1977)
Topic Records TSDL325 (digtal download, UK, July 2013)

Produced and recorded by Robin Morton at Carrock-on-Shannon, Co Roscommon, November 1976;
Mixed at Castlesound Studios, Edinburgh;
Notes and photograph by Robin Morton;
Design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Josie McDermott, vocals [4, 8, 12, 14], flute [1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 15-16], whistle [2, 6, 10, 13, 17];
Robin Morton, bodhrán [6, 9, 11, 16-17]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. The Kerry Man / The Pigeon on the Gate reels (3.00)
  2. Sixpenny Money / Garrett Barry's Jig jigs (2.07)
  3. The Bush Hornpipe / Dunphy's Hornpipe hornpipes (2.57)
  4. Moorlough Mary (Roud 2742; Henry H173) (3.13)
  5. An Cailin Rua slow air (2.02)
  6. The Tap Room / Toss the Feathers reels (1.46)
  7. Dominic's Farewell to Cashel / Trip to the Cottage jigs (2.11)
  8. The Collier's Reel / The Bank of Ireland lilting (2.02)
  9. Micko Russell's Reel / Trip to Birmingham reels (2.29)
  1. Murphy's Polka / The Keadue Polka polkas (2.59)
  2. Peg McGrath's Reel / Ganley's Reel reels (2.04)
  3. Ballad of the O'Carolan Country song (3.13)
  4. The Flowers of Ballymote / Coleman's Cross reels (2.21)
  5. Una Wan song (2.43)
  6. Úna Bhán slow air (2.35)
  7. Boys of the Town / Dwyner's Jig jigs (2.07)
  8. Father O'Grady's Visit to Bocca / Darby's Farewell to London reels (2.21)

All tracks trad. except
Tracks 7a, 9b, 12, 17b Josie McDermott