The Ultimate Guide To Irish Folk (2CD)

The Ultimate Guide To Irish Folk (2CD)

format: double CD   |   ref: EUCD2484   |   released: March 2014   |   condition: new

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11.83 USA & Rest Of World

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CD 1: 18 Tracks: Raglan Road (Luke Kelly) * Morning Nightcap / The Malbay Shuffle ( Lunasa) * Lord Franklin (Kevin Burke And Micheal O'Domhnaill) * Reels: The Galtee / The Black Haired Lass / The Stoney Steps (Realta) * Plains of Kildare (Andy Irvine And Paul Brady) * Baba Chonraoi ( Dervish) * The Voyage (Johnny Duhan) * Hornpipes: The Galway Bay / The Peacock's Feather No. 2 (Michelle Mulcahy) * The Island ( Dolores Keane) * Crossroads Ceili (The Makem And Spain Brothers) * Green Bushes (Jane Cassidy) * Wide Eyed Lady (Lou McMahon) * Cahill Paddy Fahey's Reel (Martin Hayes And Dennis) * Brian Boru's March (Joe O'Donnell's Shkayla) * You Couldn't Have Come At A Better Time (Luka Bloom) * Boys From Boston (The Willis Clan) * Lonely Boy (Screaming Orphans) * Whirl-Y-Reel No 1 (Afro Celt Sound System).

CD 2: 16 Tracks: Rhapsody Na gCrann (Clannad) * Way Down South (The Young Folk) * Rayleen's Reel / The Pullet / Scotch Mary / Within A Mile Of Dublin (Cherish The Ladies) * The Cruel Lowland Maid (Caladh Nua) * Hunting The Hare / Give Us A Drink Of Water / Ellen O'Grady / Moll Rua (Craobh Rua) * Ramblin' Siuler (The Mighty Doonans) * Glanfaidh Me (Kila) * Gleanntain Ghlas' Ghaoth Dobhair (The Johnstons) * The Rocky Road To Dublin (Live) (The Dubliners) * The Curlew / McDermott’s / Three Scones of Boxty (Altan) * Clohinne Winds (Niamh Parsons) * Reels: The Green Groves Of Erin / The Flowers Of Red Hill (The Bothy Band) * Johnny Don't Go To Ballincollig (John Spillane) * Lord Baker (Sinead O'Connor And Christy Moore) * Boys Of Belfast / Julia Clifford's / Reg Hall's (The London Lassies) * King Of The Fairies (Horslips).

Traditional and modern Irish music features on this super double compilation album.

This album presents the Irish music scene from the 60's right up to the present day and includes traditional stalwarts like Altan and Dubliners alongside more contemporary artists.

Recalls the past, celebrates the present and embraces the future... a major contribution to Irish Folk traditions.

The 32 page information booklet provides meticulous notes by music journalist John O'Regan.

"While writing this introduction and compiling this album, the awareness of witnessing an evolutionary period is inescapable. Irish folk music is constantly renewing itself, absorbing contemporary influences while retaining is roots contact. This continin and development will continue to fascinate and delight for decades to come." John O'Regan.

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