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The Russell Family of Doolin, County Clare

The Russell Family of Doolin, County Clare (Topic 12TS251)

The Russell Family of Doolin, County Clare
The Russell Family

Topic Records / Free Reed 12TS251 (LP, UK, 1975)
Free Reed Records FCLAR 01 (CD, UK, 2007)
Topic Records TSDL251 (digital download, UK, September 2009)

The Russell Family of Doolin, County Clare (Free Reed FCLAR 01)
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Recorded by John Tams and Neil Wayne in O'Connor's Bar, Doolin, Co. Clare, January 1974;
Produced by Tony Engle, John Tams and Neil Wayne;
Notes by Muiris O'Rócháin, edited by A.L. Lloyd;
Photography by John Tams;
Sleeve design by Tony Engle

Musicians

Micho Russell, flute [2, 9-11, 17] whistle [1, 4, 8, 13, 16], vocals [3, 7, 12, 15, 19];
Pakie Russell, Anglo concertina [2, 6, 10-11, 14, 18];
Gussie Russell, whistle [1, 5, 8, 11, 13, 17]

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Campbell’s Reel (1.52)
  2. The Heather Breeze / The Traveller reels (2.27)
  3. St. Kevins of Glendalough (Roud 8001) (3.00)
  4. The Potlick / The Peeler’s Jacket reels (2.05)
  5. The Five Mile Chase reel (1.10)
  6. Russell’s Hornpipe / Fisher’s Hornpipe (2.14)
  7. The Poor Little Fisher Boy (Roud 912; Laws Q29; G/D 5:961) (2.28)
  8. The Walls of Liscarroll / The Battering Ram jigs (1.51)
  9. Garret Barry’s Reel (1.08)
  10. Tommy Glenny’s Reel (1.34)
  1. The Connemara Stockings / The Westmeath Hunt reels (3.02)
  2. When Muskeen Went to Bunnan (Roud 8145) (2.29)
  3. Tatter Jack Walsh jig (1.37)
  4. The De’il Among the Tailors reel (1.14)
  5. The Roscrea Cows (Roud 8000) (2.41)
  6. Fair Haired Boy / The Black Haired Lass reels (2.34)
  7. Off to California hornpipe (1.33)
  8. Give the Girl Her Fourpence reel (1.15)
  9. Nora Daly (Roud 8002) (4.02)
CD bonus tracks from original sessions
  1. Humours of Bandon set dance (1.58)
  2. Leather Away the Wattle jig (1.20)
  3. Drowsey Maggie / Pigeon on the Gate reels (2.12)
  4. Bucks of Oranmore reel (2.34)
  5. Boyne Hunt reel (1.20)
  6. Clogher Rose (Mary McMahon's) / The Swallow's Tail reel (2.29)
  7. Tom Tadgell (The Brggar's Song) reels (3.19)

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> Folk Music > Records > Micho Russell: Traditional Country Music of County Clare

Micho Russell: Traditional Country Music of County Clare

Micho Russell: Traditional Country Music of County Clare (Free Reed FRR 004)

Traditional Country Music of County Clare
Micho Russell

Free Reed Records FRR 004 (LP, UK, 1976)
Free Reed Records FRRR 09 (CD, UK, 2008)

Micho Russell: Traditional Country Music of County Clare (Free Reed FRRR 09)
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Recorded at the home of Mr and Mrs Martin Talty of Miltown Malbay;
Produced by Neil Wayne;
Sleeve design by Sue Dransfield

Musicians

Micho Russell, flute, whistle, vocals

Tracks

Side 1Side 2
  1. Green Groves of Erin reel (2.15)
  2. Spalpin a Ruin air / The Blackbird hornpipe (3.50)
  3. Untitled reel (1.57)
  4. Divide the Cally Fair reel (1.57)
  5. The Piper's Chair / The Yellow Wattle jigs (2.14)
  6. The Boy in the Gap reel (1.56)
  7. The Well of Spring Water (Roud 5215) (3.33)
  8. John in the Fog / The Boy in the Gap reels (2.26)
  9. Captain Moloney / The Munster's Buttermilk jigs (2.15)
  1. The Retreat set dance (1.47)
  2. The Titanic (Roud 7997) (3.56)
  3. The Fair-Haired Child air / Garrett Barry's jig (2.37)
  4. The Bucks of Oranmore reel (1.38)
  5. The Mountain Boy jig (1.15)
  6. London Bridge reel (1.57)
  7. Sean Duine Doité (2.15)
  8. Daniel of the Sun jig (1.40)
  9. Untitled fling (1.52)
  10. Sporting Nelly reel (1.56)

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