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Packie Byrne

Packie Byrne: Packie Byrne (EFDSS LP 1009)

Packie Byrne
Packie Byrne (1917-2015)

EFDSS LP 1009 (LP, UK, 1969)

Packie Byrne: Packie Byrne (EFDSS LP 1009)
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Recorded by Sean Davies at Cecil Sharp House in 1969;
Sleeve design by John Crane;
Sleeve notes by Tony Foxworthy

Musicians

Packie Byrne, vocals, whistle

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Barbara Ellen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236)
  2. The Skylark whistle solo
  3. My Lagan Love (Roud 1418)
  4. Seamus and the Priest story
  5. The Frog's Wedding (Roud 16; G/D 8:1669)
  6. The Rambling Pitchfork lilting
  1. Blooming Caroline (Roud 398; Laws P27; G/D 6:1151; Henry H148)
  2. Foyne's Legacy / Away and Over whistle solos
  3. Paddy's Green Shamrock Shore (Roud 1419; Henry H192)
  4. Slieve Gallon Brae (Roud 1420)
  5. Derry So Fair (Roud 1421)
  6. The Foggy Dew whistle solo

All tracks trad.

> Folk Music > Records > Packie Manus Byrne: Songs of a Donegal Man

Packie Manus Byrne: Songs of a Donegal Man

Packie Manus Byrne: Songs of a Donegal Man (Topic 12TS257)

Songs of a Donegal Man
Packie Manus Byrne (1917-2015)

Topic Records 12TS257 (LP, UK, 1977)

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Recorded and produced by Tony Engle and Mike Yates in London 1974;
Notes and photograph of Packie Manus Byrne by Mike Yates;
Cover photograph: Popperfoto;
Design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Packie Manus Byrne, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. John and the Farmer (Roud 2637; Laws L1; G/D 2:266; Henry H51)
  2. The Rich Man's Daughter (Roud 2987)
  3. Holland Handkerchief (Roud 246; Child 272; Henry H217)
  4. Molly Bawn (Roud 166; Laws O36; Henry H114)
  1. The Jolly Ploughboy (Roud 186; Laws M24; G/D 1:170; Henry H105)
  2. Young Alvin (Roud 2988)
  3. Johnny o' Hazelgreen (Roud 250; Child 293; G/D 5:1029)
  4. Lament to the Moon (Roud 906)
  5. The Creel (Roud 120; Child 281; G/D 2:317; Henry H201)

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> Folk Music > Records > Packie Manus Byrne: Donegal & Back!

Packie Manus Byrne: Donegal & Back!

Packie Manus Byrne: Donegal & Back! (Topic 12TS257)

Donegal & Back!
Songs, ballads, and whistle tunes from
Packie Manus Byrne (1917-2015)

Veteran VT132CD (CD, UK, 2002)

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Recorded by Sean Davies in London, 1964 [3-5, 8-12, 19, 22]; Mike Yates in London, 1974 [1-2, 21]; Mike Yates at Cecil Sharp House, London, 1975 [15-17]; Mike Yates in Biggin Hill, 1976 [6-7, 13-14, 18, 20];
Remastered for CD by Paul Marsh, 2002;
Song notes by Mike Yatea and John Moulden;
Notes compiled by John Howson;
Front and rear cover photo by Doc Rowe;
Design by John Howson

Musicians

Packie Manus Byrne, vocals, flute

Tracks

  1. The Creel (Roud 120; Child 281; G/D 2:317; Henry H201) (2.43)
  2. Lament to the Moon (Roud 906) (3.57)
  3. Meet an Irishman (Roud 5705) (3.01)
  4. Slieve Na Mban (The White Mountains) air (3.35)
  5. The Highwayman Outwitted (Roud 2637; Laws L1; G/D 2:266; Henry H51) (4.45)
  6. The Dawn Pack jig (1.16)
  7. Come, Come Away (Roud 5707) (2.31)
  8. The Shirt My Father Wore (Roud 5704) (3.37)
  9. Where Is My Norah? (Roud 5706) (4.36)
  10. An Cualain Coo reel (1.17)
  11. The Big Ship (Roud 5709) (1.57)
  12. McCaffery (Roud 1148) (6.06)
  13. Forgetting the Lesson jig (1.43)
  14. The Barnyard (Roud 5708) (4.04)
  15. The Leather Britches (Roud 923) (4.19)
  16. The Drummer Boy of Waterloo (Roud 1804; Laws J1; Henry H728) (3.19)
  17. The Shores of Lough Erne (3.50)
  18. Blow the Bellows reel (1.24)
  19. Cod Liver Oil (Roud 4221) (3.01)
  20. Un-named Air (3.28)
  21. The Rich Man's Daughter (Roud 2987) (5.53)
  22. Rambling Irishman (Roud 498; Laws H4) (2.19)

Tracks 3-14, 18-20, 22 originally released on the cassette VT132 From Donegal and Back!;
Tracks 1-2, 21 originally released on Songs of a Donegal Man;
Tracks 15-17 previously unreleased

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