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Traditional Songs of Ireland

Traditional Songs of Ireland (Saydisc CD-SDL 411)

Traditional Songs of Ireland
Various Artists

Saydisc Records CD-SDL 411 (CD, UK, 1995)

Recorded by Peter Kennedy in 1952-1961;
Produced by Gef Lucena;
Front cover photograph by Gef Lucena;
Back cover photographs and notes by Peter Kennedy;
Design by Genny Lucena

Musicians

Margaret Barry, vocals, banjo [3, 6, 9, 17, 21];
Elizabeth Cronin, vocals [25];
Hudie Devaney, vocals [7, 18];
Seamus Ennis, vocals [5, 13];
Kitty Gallagher, vocals [10, 22];
Anne Kelly Jane, vocals [24];
Sarah Makem, vocals [14];
Thomas Moran, vocals [15];
Francis McKeown, diddling, whistling [20];
Francis McPeake, vocals [23];
The McPeake Trio, vocals [1, 4, 8, 11, 19, 26];
Liam O'Connor, vocals [16];
Jim O'Neill, vocals [2, 12];
with Peter Kennedy, fiddle [13, 15], banjo [16]

Tracks

  1. [McPT] An Doro Féinne (The Warrior's Chant) (2.34)
  2. [JO'N] The Moorlough Shore (Roud 2946; Henry H34b, H27a) (3.36)
  3. [MB] The Wild Colonial Boy (Roud 677; Laws L20; Henry H750) (3.18)
  4. [McPT] My Singing Bird (Roud 2946; Henry H34b, H27a) (3.16)
  5. [SE] The Whistling Thief (Roud 2738; Henry H710) (2.05)
  6. [MB] The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (2.49)
  7. [HD] When You Go to the Fair (2.38)
  8. [McPT] The Jug of Punch (Roud 1808; Henry H490) (2.44)
  9. [MB] Moses Ritoolarilay (Roud 5197) (2.41)
  10. [KG] Keening Song (1.50)
  11. [McPT] The Verdant Braes of Skreen (Roud 419; Henry H593) (3.44)
  12. [JO'N] Her Mantle So Green (Roud 714; Laws N38; G/D 5:1033; Henry H76) (4.42)
  13. [SE] As I Roved Out (Roud 277; Laws O17; G/D 4:791; Henry H152) (1.36)
  14. [SM] The Factory Girl (Roud 1659) (4.21)
  15. [TM] Brian O Linn (Roud 294; Henry H480a) (1.53)
  16. [LO'C] The Hawk and the Crow (Roud 747) (1.55)
  17. [MB] She Moves Through the Fair (Our Wedding Day) (Roud 861; Henry H141) (5.16)
  18. [HD] Bhríd Og Ní Mháille (Bridget O'Mally) (2.24)
  19. [McPT] The Wild Mountain Thyme (Roud 541; G/D 4:862) (3.04)
  20. [FMcK] The Blackbird / The Rights of Man hornpipes (2.11)
  21. [MB] The Turfman from Ardee (Roud 5187) (3.09)
  22. [KG] An Bhanaltra (The Nursemaid) (1.43)
  23. [FMcP] Monaghan Fair (Roud 666) (1.54)
  24. [AKJ] The Magpie's Nest (Roud 2127) (2.41)
  25. [EC] Dance to Your Daddy (Roud 2439) / Cucanady-Nandy (Roud 5301) / What Would You Do? (Roud 3051) (2.21)
  26. [McPT] Siubhan Ni Dhuibhir (Susan McGuire) (1.45)

Tracks 1, 4, 8, 11, 19, 23, 26 recorded in London, 1961;
Tracks 2, 12 recorded in Markethill, Co Armagh, 1952;
Tracks 3, 9, 17, 21 recorded in Croosmaglen, Co Armagh;
Tracks 5, 13 recorded in London, 1955;
Track 6 recorded in Dundalk, Co Louth, 1953;
Tracks 7, 18 recorded in Ranafast, Co Donegal, 1953;
Tracks 10, 22 recorded in Gweedore, Co Donegal, 1952;
Tracks 14, 24 recorded in Keady, Co Armagh, 1952;
Track 15 recorded in Mohill, Co Leitrim, 1954;
Track 16 recorded in Pomeroy, Co Tyrone, 1953;
Track 20 recorded in Garrison, Co Fermanagh, 1952;
Track 25 recorded in Macroom, Co Cork, 1954