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Mary Black: Collected

Mary Black: Collected (Koch 324 805)

Collected
Mary Black

Dara Records DARA 010/DARACD 010 (LP/CD, Ireland, 1984)
Grapevine Label GRACD 002 (CD, UK, 1984)
Koch Records 324 805 (CD, Germany, 1984)

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Tracks 1, 3, 5-6, 10 recorded by Brian Masterson at Windmill Lane Studios;
Sleeve photography by Colm Henry;
Layout by Syd Bluett

Musicians

Mary Black, vocals;
Martin O'Connor, accordion;
Peter Browne, uillean pipes;
Pat Armstrong, guitar, backing vocals;
Brendan O'Regan, bouzouki, mandolin;
Kevin Glackin, fiddle;
Amrit Grewal, sitar;
Martin Black, backing vocals, synthesiser;
Pat MaCarthy, percussion

Tracks

  1. Song for Ireland (5.00)
  2. Mo Ghile Mear (3.31)
  3. Men of Worth (4.02)
  4. Fare Thee Well My Own True Love (Roud 422) (3.16)
  5. She Moves Through the Fair (Roud 861; Henry H141) (4.58)
  6. Both Sides the Tweed (4.42)
  7. Hard Times Come Again No More (Roud 2659) (3.26)
  8. I Live Not Where I Love (Roud 593) (4.11)
  9. Isle of St Helena (Roud 349) (5.08)
  10. My Youngest Son Came Home Today (3.57)

Track 1 Phil Colclough, 1988 version;
Tracks 2, 4-5, 8 trad.;
Track 3 Archie Fisher;
Track 6 Dick Gaughan;
Track 7 Stephen Foster;
Track 9 trad., source Steve Turner;
Track 10 Eric Bogle

Tracks 2, 4, 9 from General Humbert II (Gael-Linn CEF 095, 1982);
Tracks 7-8 from De Dannan Song for Ireland (Cara CARA 001, 1983)

> Sandy Denny > Records > Mary Black: Without the Fanfare

Mary Black: Without the Fanfare

Mary Black: Without the Fanfare (Dara DARA CD016)

Without the Fanfare
Mary Black

Dara Records DARA 016/DARACD 016 (LP/CD, Ireland, 1985)

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Produced by Declan Sinnott, assisted by Philip Begley
Recorded by Philip Begley at Lansdown Studios and Westland Studios in Autumn 1985
Track 12 recorded by Donagh Long;
Photographs by Colm Henry;
Artwork by The Creative Department Ltd., Dublin

Musicians

Mary Black, vocals;
Declan Sinnott, guitars, synthesisers, backing vocals, bass [12], drum machine [12];
Philip Begley, synthesisers;
Noel Bridgeman, percussion, drums, accordion;
Eoghan O'Neill, bass;
Donal Lunny, bouzouki [7, 10];
Carl Feraghty, alto saxophone [1];
Caroline Lavelle, cello [3];
Brian Calnan, percussion [12];
Pat Crowley, keyboards [12]

Tracks

  1. There's a Train That Leaves Tonight (3.57)
  2. State of Heart (4.46)
  3. Nightime (3.29)
  4. The Crow on the Cradle (3.49)
  5. Greatest Dream (4.40)
  6. The Water Is Wide (Roud 87; Child 204) (4.04)
  7. Ellis Island (6.26)
  8. Strange Thing (3.33)
  9. Without the Fanfare (5.07)
  10. As I Leave Behind Néidín (3.29)
  11. Diamond Days (3.11)
  12. Going Gone (3.33)

Track 1 Declan Sinnott, Tony Henderson;
Tracks 2, 8, 10-11 Jimmy McCarthy;
Tracks 3, 5 Donagh Long;
Track 4 Sydney Carter;
Track 6 trad.;
Track 7 Noel Brazil;
Track 9 Mick Hanly;
Track 12 Bill Dale, Fred Koller, Patrick Alger

> Folk Music > Records > Mary Black: By the Time It Gets Dark

Mary Black: By the Time It Gets Dark

Mary Black: By the Time It Gets Dark (Grapevine GRACD 004)

By the Time It Gets Dark
Mary Black

Dara Records DARACD 027 (CD, Ireland, 1987)
Grapevine Records GRACD 004 (CD, UK, 1987)
Gifthorse G2-10013 (CD, USA, 1995)
King KICP 70 (CD, Japan)

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Recorded for Dara Records at Lansdowne Studios, Dublin, Summer '87
Produced by Declan Sinnott
Engineer: Dan Fitzgerald

Musicians

Declan Sinnott, Pat Crowley, Garvan Gallagher, Noel Bridgeman, Mandy Murphy, Carl Geraghty, John Sheehan, Caroline Lavells, Ona Ni Chairainer, Honor Heffernan.

Tracks

  1. By the Time It Gets Dark (3.50)
  2. Schooldays Over (2.58)
  3. Once in a Very Blue Moon (2.39)
  4. Farewell, Farewell (2.43)
  5. Sparks Might Fly (5.15)
  6. Katie (4.43)
  7. Leaving the Land (4.16)
  8. There Is a Time (3.59)
  9. Jamie (2.47)
  10. Leaboy's Lassie (Roud 1645; G/D 4:725) (2.38)
  11. Trying to Get the Balance Right (4.29)
  12. Moon River (3.06)

Track 1 Sandy Denny;
Track 2 Ewan McColl;
Track 3 Patrick Alger, Eugele Levine;
Track 4 Richard Thompson;
Track 5 Noel Brazil;
Track 6 Jimmy McCarthy;
Track 7 Eric Bogle;
Track 8, 11 Johnny Duhan;
Track 9 Declan Sinnott;
Track 10 trad.;
Track 12 Johnny Mercer, Henry Mancini

> Sandy Denny > Records > Mary Black: The Holy Ground

Mary Black: The Holy Ground

Mary Black: The Holy Ground (Dara DARA CD050)

The Holy Ground
Mary Black

Dara Records DARACD 050 (CD, Ireland, 1993)
Grapevine Records GRACD 011 (CD, UK, 1993)
Gifthorse G2-10010 (CD, USA, 1993)

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Recorded at Windmill Lane Studios, Dublin: January-April 1993
Produced by Declan Sinnott
Engineer: Billy Robinson

Musicians

Mary Black, vocals;
Declan Sinnott, guitars, lap-steel, mandolin & backing vocals;
Pat Crowley, accordion, piano, & backing vocals;
Garvan Gallagher, double bass;
Carl Geraghty, saxophones;
Dave Early, drums & percussion;
Frank Gallagher, fiddle, synth & whistle;
Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh, backing vocals on The Holy Ground;
The Vanbrugh String Quartet on Poison Words;
Mel Mercier, tabla on Golden Thread

Tracks

  1. Summer Sent You (4.03)
  2. Flesh and Blood (4.12)
  3. The Loving Time (4.27)
  4. Golden Thread (4.09)
  5. The Holy Ground (Roud 929) (4.30)
  6. Treasure Island (3.16)
  7. The Holy Ground (3.26)
  8. One Way Donkey Ride (3.33)
  9. Dockland (4.28)
  10. Lay Down Your Burden (3.13)
  11. Paper Friends (4.09)
  12. Poison Words (4.32)

Tracks 1, 3, 9, 11 Noel Brazil;
Track 2 Shane Howard;
Track 4 Thom Moore;
Track 5 trad.;
Track 6 John Gorka;
Track 7 Gerry O'Beirne;
Track 8 Sandy Denny;
Track 10 Jesse Winchester;
Track 12 Paul Doran

> Folk Music > Records > Mary Black: The Circus

Mary Black: The Circus

Mary Black: The Circus (Dara DARA CDS073)

The Circus
Mary Black

Dara Records DARA CDS073 (CD EP, Ireland, 1995)

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Produced by Declan Sinnott except If I Gave My Heart to You by Mary Black and Shane Howard, Ring Them Bells by Mary Black and Joan Baez, and Only a Woman' Heart by Mary Black
Engineered by Billy Robinson except Only a Woman's Heart by Pearse Dunne

Tracks

  1. The Circus (4.09)
  2. All That Hammering (3.03)
  3. Ring Them Bells (2.14)
    live with Joan Baez at the Bottom Line, New York, April '95 - from Joan Baez: Ring Them Bells (Grapevine)
  4. Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (4.22)

Track 1 Noel Brazil;
Track 2 John Gorka;
Track 3 Bob Dylan;
Track 4 Sandy Denny

> Folk Music > Records > Mary Black: Wonder Child

Mary Black: Wonder Child

Mary Black: Wonder Child (Meldac MECI-23001)

Wonder Child
Special Edition
Mary Black

Meldac MECI-23001 (CD, Japan, 1996)

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Produced by Declan Sinnott except If I Gave My Heart to You by Mary Black and Shane Howard, Ring Them Bells by Mary Black and Joan Baez, and Only a Woman' Heart by Mary Black
Engineered by Billy Robinson except Only a Woman's Heart by Pearse Dunne

Who Knows Where the Time Goes was recorded in Ballyvourney in 1993. The musicians are Declan Sinnott, acoustic and electric guitars; Garvan Gallagher, bass; Dave Early, percussion; Peter Browne, pipes; Frank Gallagher, viola.

Tracks

  1. Wonder Child (3.56)
  2. The Circus (4.09)
  3. Saw You Running (3.01)
  4. If I Gave My Heart to You (2.58)
    featuring Shane Howard
  5. Into the Blue (3.01)
  6. Ring Them Bells (3.18)
    live with Joan Baez at the Bottom Line, New York, April '95 - from Joan Baez: Ring Them Bells (Grapevine)
  7. Only a Woman's Heart (3.47)
    featuring Emmylou Harris
  8. Who Knows Where the Time Goes? (4.26)

Track 1 Jimmy McCarthy;
Track 2 Noel Brazil;
Track 3 Thom Moore;
Track 4 Jimmi Chi;
Track 5 Tony Kerr;
Track 6 Bob Dylan;
Track 7 Eleanor McEvoy;
Track 8 Sandy Denny

> Folk Music > Records > Mary Black: The Best of Mary Black 1991-2001

The Best of Mary Black 1991-2001

Mary Black: The Best of Mary Black 1991-2001 (Torc Music TORTV 1136 C)

The Best of Mary Black 1991-2001
including special edition Bonus CD Hidden Harvest
Mary Black

Dara Records / Torc Music TORTV 1136 CD (2 CD, Ireland, 2001)

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Tracks

CD 1: The Best of Mary Black 1991-2001

  1. Don't Say OK [Shane Howard]
  2. Still Believing [Thom Moore]
  3. One & Only [ Scott Cutler, Annie Preven]
  4. Wonder Child [Jimmy McCarthy] (3.56)
  5. Turning Away [Dougie MacLean]
  6. Wildest Dreams [Eileen Laverty]
  7. The Loving Time [Noel Brazil] (4.27)
  8. Summer Sent You [Noel Brazil] (4.03)
  9. Speaking With the Angel [Ron Sexsmith]
  10. I Misunderstood [Richard Thompson]
  11. I Will Be There [Paul Brady, John O'Kane]
    with Paul Brady
  12. Bless the Road [Steve Cooney]
  13. The Circus [Noel Brazil] (4.09)
  14. Just a Journey [Steve Cooney]
  15. Flesh & Blood [Shane Howard] (4.12)
  16. Song for Ireland [Phil & June Colclough]

CD 2: Hidden Harvest

  1. Who Knows Where the Time Goes? [Sandy Denny] (4.26)
  2. Ring Them Bells [Bob Dylan] (3.18)
    live with Joan Baez at the Bottom Line, New York, April '95 - from Joan Baez: Ring Them Bells (Grapevine)
  3. Into the Blue [Tony Kerr] (3.01)
  4. Ae Fond Kiss (Roud V1011) [trad. arr. Mary Black]
  5. Across the Universe [John Lennon / Paul McCartney]
    live with Noel Bridgeman
  6. Good Morning Heartache [Higginbotham / Drake]
  7. Say a Little Prayer [Bacharach / David]
    live at Olympia July 1991
  8. If I Gave My Heart to You [Jimmi Chi] (2.58)
    with Shane Howard
  9. Sonny [Hynes]
    with Emmylou Harris & Dolores Keane
  10. One in a Very Blue Moon [Alger / Levine]
    live in Melbourne
  11. Give a Little Now [Shane Howard]
  12. The Moon & St. Christopher [Mary Chapin Carpenter]
    live with Mary Chapin Carpenter at the Albert Hall 1996
  13. Bruach na Carraige Baine [trad. arr. Séamus Begley / Steve Cooney]
    with Séamus Begley
  14. Without the Fanfare [Hanly]
    live from the Point Depot Dublin November 1995

> Folk Music > Records > Mary Black: Full Tide

Full Tide

Mary Black: Full Tide (3ú TORTVCD 1168)

Full Tide
Mary Black

3ú Records TORTVCD 1168 (CD, Ireland, 2005)

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Tracks 1, 8 recorded by Shane Howard and Phil Butson at The Shed, Killarney, Australia;
All other tracks recorded and mixed by Billy Robinson;
Tracks 2, 4, 6, 10 recorded at Baile Breac, Co Kerry, mixed at Cauldron Studios, Dublin;
Tracks 5, 7, 9, 11 recorded at Baile Breac, Co Kerry, mixed at Meltdonw Studios, Ramelton, Co Donegal;
Track 4 recorded and mixed at Cauldron Studios, Dublin;
Mastered by Calum Malcolm;
Cover photo by Colm Henry;
Design by Dermot O'Connor & Associates

Musicians

Mary Black, vocals;
Shane Howard, acoustic guitar [1, 8], harmony vocals [1, 8];
Phil Butson, guitar [1], elecric guitar [8], percussion [8];
Ruben Shannon, bass [1, 8];
Pat Crowley, piano [1-2, 4-7, 9, 11] Hammond organ [2, 5, 11] keyboards [10] accordion [10] backing vocals [2, 4, 9-10];
Jon Emry, drums [1, 8];
Ewen Baker, fiddle, mandolin [1] Marcia Howard, harmony vocals [1, 8];
Damian Howard, harmony vocals [1];
Kerryn Tolhurst, dobro [1] lap steel [1];
Brendan Power, harmonica [1];
Bill Shanley, acoustic guitar [2, 5-6, 9-11] guitar [3-4] synthesiser [3] backing vocals [2, 4, 9-10];
James Blennerhassett, bass [2, 5-6, 11] acoustic bass [3-4, 7, 10] backing vocals [2];
Martin Ditcham, drums [2, 4-5, 7, 10];
Steve Cooney, mandolin [2] high string guitar [6], Spanish guitar [6], backing vocals [2];
Danny O'Reilly, acoustic guitar [3] backing vocals [3, 6];
Fran Breen, drums [3];
Jerry Douglas, dobro [3];
Roisin O'Reilly, backing vocals [3, 6, 10];
Mick Daly, banjo [4, 11];
Paul Harrington, backing vocals [4];
Percy Robinson, pedal steel [5, 11] electric guitar [5];
West Ocean String Quartet (Niamh Crowley, Seamus Maguire, violins; Ken Rice, viola; Neil Martin, cello) [7];
Richard Tankard, organ [8];
Michael Buckley, saxophone [10];
Claire Sproule, backing vocals [10]

Tracks

  1. The Land of Love (3.50)
  2. Lay Down Your Weary Tune (3.26)
  3. Your Love (4.49)
  4. Don't Let Me Come Home a Stranger (3.49)
  5. The Real You (5.01)
  6. Stand Up (4.17)
  7. Full Moon (3.50)
  8. Straight As a Die (3.24)
  9. Siúl a Rún (Roud 911) (4.59)
  10. St Kilda Again (4.55)
  11. To Make You Feel My Love (3.46)
  12. Japanese Deluxe (5.26)

Track 1, 8, 12 Noel Brazil;
Tracks 2, 11 Bob Dylan;
Tracks 3, 6 O'Reilly, Mary Black;
Track 4 Robin and Linda Williams, Jerome Clark;
Track 7 Sandy Denny;
Track 9 trad.;
Track 10 Shane and Damien Howard