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Niamh Parsons: Blackbirds & Thrushes

Niamh Parsons: Blackbirds & Thrushes (Green Linnet GLCD 1197)

Blackbirds & Thrushes
Niamh Parsons

Green Linnet Records GLCD 1197 (CD, USA, 1999)

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Produced by Niamh Parsons, Gavin Ralston, Alan Whelan;
Executive producer: Steve Dunford;
Recorded by Alan Whelan at Marguerite Studios, Dublin, in November/December 1998;
Mixed by Niamh Parsons, Gavin Ralston and Alan Whelan at Marguerite Studios;
Additional mixing by Paul Avgerinos, Studio Unicorn, Redding, CT;
Mastered by Randy LeRoy;
Photography by John Kuczala;
Design by Greenberg Kingsley, NYC;
Artwork by Leigh Wells

Musicians

Niamh Parsons: vocals;
Gavin Ralston: guitar [1-2, 4-5, 10, 12];
John McSherry: pipes [1, 12], low whistle [1-2, 12];
Dee Moore: bass [1, 5, 12];
Paul Kelly: fiddle [1, 12], viola [1, 12], mandolin [10];
Steve Dunford: bodhrán [1, 5, 12];
Anna Parsons Dunne: backing vocals [3];
Dave Munnely: piano [5];
Seamus Brett: piano [7];
Josephine Marsh: button accordion [9];
Ciáran Ó Gealbháin: vocals [11]

Tracks

  1. Blackbirds and Thrushes (Roud 329) / The Blackbird Waltz (3.32)
  2. Flower of Finae (Roud 25067) (6.38)
  3. Sally Sits Weeping (Roud 170) (3.15)
  4. Kilnarmartyra Exile (5.38)
  5. Fear a Bhata (Roud 4356; Henry H834) (5.18)
  6. The Banks of the Nile (Roud 950; Laws N9; G/D 1:99; Henry H238a) (5.24)
  7. The Water Is Wide (Roud 87; Child 204) (4.45)
  8. The Maid on the Shore (Roud 181; Laws K27) (3.38)
  9. The Wounded Huzzar (Roud 2699) (5.41)
  10. Alexander (Roud 6247; G/D 4:829) (2.31)
  11. Droimeann Donn Dilis (4.52)
  12. The Flower of Magherally O (Roud 3009; Henry H220) (3.57)

All tracks trad. except
Track 1b Patrick Desaunay

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Niamh Parsons: In My Prime

Niamh Parsons: In My Prime (Green Linnet GLCD 1203)

In My Prime
Niamh Parsons

Green Linnet Records GLCD 1203 (CD, USA, 2000)

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Produced by Niamh Parsons and Alan Whelan;
Executive producer: Steve Dunford;
Recorded by Alan Whelan at Solitaire Studios, Dublin, in November 1999;
Mixed by Alan Whelan and Niamh Parsons at Solitaire Studios;
Mastered by Paul Avgerinos, Studio Unicorn, Redding, CT;
Design by Greenberg Kingsley, NYC;
Illustration by Leigh Wells

Musicians

Niamh Parsons: vocals, backing vocals [1];
Graham Dunne: guitar [1-2, 4, 6-8, 11];
Paul Kelly: fiddle [1, 11], mandolin [4, 11];
Mick Kinsella: harmonica [1, 6];
Alan Whelan: keyboard bass [1, 4];
Anna Parsons Dunne: vocals [3, 9];
Josephine Marsh: button accordion [4, 6, 11];
Siobhan Peoples: fiddle [4];
Seamus Brett: piano [4, 10];
Steve Dunford: shaker [4, 11]

Tracks

  1. Bonny Woodhall (Roud 3778; G/D 5:947; Henry H476) (4.45)
  2. Green Grass It Grows Bonny (Roud 858; G/D 1:52, 6:1139) (6.49)
  3. In My Prime (Roud 3; G/D 6:1180) (2.58)
  4. Horo Johnny (3.31)
  5. Annan Waters (Roud 6562) (5.27)
  6. Orphan's Wedding (5.26)
  7. An Pálstín Fionn (5.06)
  8. Black Is the Colour (Roud 3103) (5.22)
  9. Two Sisters (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (3.19)
  10. Lakes of Coolfin (Roud 189; Laws Q33; G/D 2:228; Henry H176) (4.01)
  11. Bold Doherty (Roud 2992) (4.28)
  12. So Here's To You (3.45)

All tracks trad. except
Track 6 Andy M. Stewart;
Track 12 Alan Bell

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