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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Album Details for 4 by The Chieftains

Basic album data
Artist NameThe Chieftains
Album Title4
MusiciansMichael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Seán Potts (whistle), Paddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Martin Fay (fiddle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Peadar Mercier (bodhrán, bones), with Derek Bell (harp)
Source and
other information
Shanachie 79024, 1988. Reissue of LP Ceirníní Claddaig CC14, 1973. Recorded in London. Notes by Alun Owen. Note that the tunes on track 1 are numbered here without counting subsequent repetitions of Drowsy Maggie.

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11
(0:02)
Reel Drowsy Maggie
[1st tune in a set titled:] Drowsey Maggie
2
(0:33)
Reel Fairy Dance
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Drowsey Maggie
Performer: Paddy Moloney (pipes)
3
(1:05)
JigSl Whinny Hills of Leitrim
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Drowsey Maggie
Performer: Michael Tubridy (flute)
4
(1:43)
JigSl Dever the Dancer
[4th tune in a set titled:] Drowsey Maggie
Performer: Seán Keane (fiddle)
5
(2:20)
Reel Humours of Carrigaholt
[5th tune in a set titled:] Drowsey Maggie
Performer: Seán Potts (whistle)
6
(2:52)
JigD Whelan's Jig
[6th tune in a set titled:] Drowsey Maggie
Performer: Martin Fay (fiddle)
21 Piece Morgan Magan
Morgan Magan
Performer: 1st time Derek Bell (harp)
31 Piece Molly St. George
The Tip of the Whistle
Performer: 1st time Derek Bell (harp)
41 Reel Bucks of Oranmore
The Bucks of Oranmore
Performer: Seán Keane (fiddle)
51 Song Seán Ó Duibhir an Ghleanna
[1st tune in a set titled:] The Battle of Aughrim
Performer: 1st time Paddy Moloney (pipes)
2
(2:00)
March Return from Fingal
[2nd tune in a set titled:] The Battle of Aughrim / [title given for this particular tune:] The March to the Battle
3
(4:31)
Air Lament for Aughrim
[3rd tune in a set titled:] The Battle of Aughrim / [title given for this particular tune:] The Lament
Performer: 1st time Seán Potts (whistle)
4
(6:01)
March Battle of Aughrim
[4th tune in a set titled:] The Battle of Aughrim / [title given for this particular tune:] After the Battle of Aughrim
61 Reel Morning Dew
The Morning Dew
71 Song Carrickfergus
Carrickfergus
Performer: 1st time Derek Bell (harp)
81 Piece Hewlett
Hewlett
91 JigD Cherish the Ladies
Cherish the Ladies
101 March Lord Mayo
Lord Mayo
111 Air Mná na h Éireann
Mná na h Éireann
121 Slide O'Keeffe's Slide
O'Keeffe's Slide
2 SetD An Suisin Bán
An Suisin Bán
Performer: Michael Tubridy (concertina), then joined by (fiddles)
3 Slide Star above the Garter
The Star Above the Garter [sic]
4 Slide Weavers
The Weavers