Eriskay Lilt - Home To Me

Eriskay Lilt - Home To Me

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(July 2011) 20 tracks: Wild Flowers * Eva Three Step: Maureen O' Hanlon's Welcome To Eriskay / Braemar Gathering * My Donegal Shore / Hector The Hero * Highland Schottiche: Harbour Folk / D Black Three Score * All The Lovers * Strip The Willow: Alastair Henderson Of Portree / Stool Of Repentance / The Duck / Cork Hill / Ness Bothan * Kirkwall Bay / Hey Ho My Bonnie Lass * St Bernard's Waltz: Dr Stephen And Mrs Sheila McCabe / Furrows End * I've Just Seen A Face * Pipe Selection: Oran Mor MhicLeoid / High Drive / Pumpkin's Fancy * The Dark Island * Boston Two-Step: Back To Donegal / Road To The Isles / Kishorn Commandos / Irish Washerwoman * Home To Me * Canadian Barn Dance: Kathleen Of Eriskay Lilt / Portree Men * Christine's Waltz * Ring Of Fire * Wonderful Tonight / Lisnagun Jig * Good Girls Gonna Go Bad * Alba * Strip The Willow: Fergie The Ceilidh King / Scarce Of Tatties / Sweet Biddy Daly.

This is the band's sixth album, featuring a fine mix of original material combined with a selection of popular favourites.

A mixture of Scottish, Ceilidh, Irish, Country and Pop music including the evocative title track "Home To Me", featuring Fergie MacDonald's haunting tune, "Afghanistan", with lyrics from Kathleen. Joining Don and Kathleen on the CD are daughter, Karen and nieces Mhairi and Kristina.

As well as punchy jigs, marches, reels and waltzes,The Beatles, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette and Daniel O'Donnell are all covered, with a fresh take on Kylie Minogue's "All The Lovers".

Colin Garvin (piano, second accordion), Billy Young (guitar, banjo), Don MacDonald (lead accordion, small pipes), Kathleen MacDonald (vocals), Mhairi MacDonald (pipes, clarsach, vocals), Kristina MacDonald (vocals, piano, clarsach), Karen MacDonald (vocals, piano, whistle), Allan Irvine (drums), Gordon Hastie (drums).


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