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The Haar: The Haar

The Haar: The Haar (Nimbus NI 6404)

The Haar
The Haar

Nimbus Records NI 6404 (CD, Ireland, 5 June 2020)

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Produced and mixed by Murray Grainger, Adam Summerhayes and Cormac Byrne;
Recorded by Murray Grainger;
Mastered by Jon Astley

Folk Radio UK review by Glenn Kimpton

Musicians

Molly Donnery: vocals;
Cormac Byrne: bodhrán, percussion;
Murray Grainger: accordion;
Adam Summerhayes: fiddle

Tracks

  1. The King's Shilling (4.51)
  2. The Green Fields of Canada (Roud 2290) (4.18)
  3. Willie Taylor (Roud 158; Laws N11; G/D 1:169; Henry H231, H757) (4.20)
  4. Siúil a Rún (Roud 911) (8.03)
  5. My Lagan Love (Roud 1418) (4.38)
  6. The Creggan White Hare (Roud 9633) (5.39)
  7. Two Sisters (Roud 8; Child 10; G/D 2:213) (5.42)
  8. The Emigrant's Farewell (Roud 2995) (6.56)
  9. Craigie Hill (Roud 5165) (6.25)

All songs and lyrics traditional except
Track 1 words Ian Sinclair;
Track 3 verse 10 lyrics Adam Summerhayes;
Track 5 lyrics Joseph Campbell

> Folk Music > Records > The Haar: The Parting Glass

The Haar: The Parting Glass

The Haar: The Parting Glass (Under the Eaves)

The Parting Glass
The Haar

Under the Eaves Records (DL single, Ireland, 27 November 2020)

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The Parting Glass was supposed to be the first track from The Haar's second album to be released in Autumn 2021. But the new album, now to be released 29 April 2022, doesn't list it anymore.

Produced and mixed by Murray Grainger, Adam Summerhayes and Cormac Byrne;
Recorded by Murray Grainger;
Mastered by Jon Astley

Musicians

Adam Summerhayes: fiddle;
Murray Grainger: accordion;
Cormac Byrne: bodhrán;
Molly Donnery: vocals

Tracks

  1. The Parting Glass (Roud 3004; G/D 8:1531; Henry H769) (6.13)

Track 1 trad.

> Folk Music > Records > The Haar: Black Is the Colour

The Haar: Black Is the Colour

The Haar: Black Is the Colour (Under the Eaves)

Black Is the Colour
The Haar

Under the Eaves Records (DL single, Ireland, 23 April 2021)

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Produced and mixed by Murray Grainger, Adam Summerhayes and Cormac Byrne;
Recorded by Murray Grainger;
Mastered by Jon Astley

Musicians

Adam Summerhayes: fiddle;
Murray Grainger: accordion;
Cormac Byrne: bodhrán;
Molly Donnery: vocals

Tracks

  1. Black Is the Colour (Roud 3103) (8.40)

Track 1 trad.

> Folk Music > Records > The Haar: Where Old Ghosts Meet

The Haar: Where Old Ghosts Meet

The Haar: Where Old Ghosts Meet (Under the Eaves UTE006)

Where Old Ghosts Meet
The Haar

Under the Eaves Records UTE006 (CD, Ireland, 29 April 2022)

Wild Rover
The Haar

Under the Eaves Records (DL single, Ireland, 17 March 2022)

The Haar: Wild Rover (Under the Eaves)
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Produced and mixed by Murray Grainger;
Additional production by Cormac Byrne and Adam Summerhayes;
Recorded by Murray Grainger at Under the Eaves Studios, Rosedale;
Mastered by Jon Astley;
Artwork “Where Old Ghosts Meet” by Adam Summerhayes

Folk Radio UK review by Johnny Whalley

Musicians

Molly Donnery: vocals;
Cormac Byrne: bodhrán;
Murray Grainger: accordion, accordina, vibrandoneon;
Adam Summerhayes: fiddle

Tracks

  1. Carrickfergus (Roud 26183) (7.24)
  2. Danny Boy (Roud 23565) (5.28)
  3. Dónal Óg (Roud 3379) (6.42)
  4. Wild Rover (Roud 1173; G/D 7:1480) (4.36)
  5. She Moved Through the Fair (Roud 861; Henry H141) (7.44)
  6. Home Boys Home (Roud 269; Laws K43; G/D 7:1429; TYG 10) (7.30)
  7. Whiskey in the Jar (Roud 533; Laws L13A; Henry H792) (6.21)
  8. Wild Mountain Thyme (Roud 541; G/D 4:862) (6.49)

All songs and lyrics traditional except
Track 3 last verse lyrics Adam Summerhayes;
Track 4 attributed to Francis McPeake