19 Tracks: The Teacake Reel / The Bellydancer * The Forgotten Fling/ Miss Galvins (Flings) * Baby Matthew's Jig / Emmet's Hedgehog * Fr O'Grady's Trip To Bocca * Humours Of Whiskey / Seamus Ennis' Lark In The Morning * Fingal's Cave / Sporting Paddy / Tie the Bonnet * The Pondering Jig / Diplodocus * Master McDermott's / Taylors Fancy * The Lost Jig / The Box Man * Claudia's Waltz * Poolbeg Chimney's / The Ivy Leaf * Old Rafferty's Apple / Rosie's Wedding * The Red Gates / Larry's Favourite * The Love Of Lucia / Heart Shaped Wood * Kissing Cousins / John Sindt's Favourite * Caoineadh An Spailpin / Pass the Baby / John Griffin's Fancy * Eanach Mhic Coilin / The Music Room * Statia Donnelly's / Marian's Trip To Collooney / Humours Of Ayle House * The Mystery Reel / Naughton's.

Simply Whistle is an album by Manchester tin whistle player Pat Walsh.

Pat has been part of the traditional music scene in Manchester for 50 years and is regarded as one of Manchester's best whistle players.

The music on this album reflects Pat's musical experience and influences. Her own compositions are an example of her natural gift to create new melodies which never stray from the traditional genre.

Featuring Mike McGoldrick and John Doyle.

Pat Walsh (whistles), John Doyle (guitar tracks, 1,2,4,7,11,17, bouzouki tracks 7,9,11,13 (mandola tracks 10,12), Mike McGoldrick (C flute track 6, Low Whistle track 10, D Whistle track 11, mandola and tenor guitar tracks 5,6,14, bodhran tracks 4,5,6,9,11,16,17,18,19, percussion track 1), Marian Egan (whistle track 8), Pat O'Reilly (bouzouki track 3), Stephen Doherty (piano track 8), Tim Edey (guitar tracks 15,16).

"She has a lovely way of bringing music to life, with meticulous thought given to every tune she chooses to play – be it a trad piece or one of her own compositions." Emma Sweeney (musician & broadcaster).


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