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Album Contents: Gleann Nimhe - The Poison Glen by Altan

Basic album data
Artist NameAltan
Album TitleGleann Nimhe - The Poison Glen
MusiciansMairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (fiddle, vocals), Ciaran Curran (bouzouki, mandolin), Ciaran Tourish (fiddle, vocals), Dáithi Sproule (guitar, vocals), Mark Kelly (guitar, bouzouki, vocals), Dermot Byrne (accordion), with Jim Higgins (bodhrán, snare drum, percussion), Harry Bradley (flute)
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Compass 7 4571 2, 2012. Recorded in Ramelton, Co. Donegal with additional recording in An Bhráid, Na Rosa, Co. Donegal; Dublin; and Savage, Minnesota. Band members are not listed with their instruments, so the instruments named for them here are my presumptions. Not indexed here: track 13 (The House on the Corner).

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11 JigSl A Fig for a Kiss
A Fig for a Kiss
Performer: with Harry Bradley (flute)
2 JigSl Turf Cutter
The Turf Cutter
Performer: with Harry Bradley (flute)
21 Song Seolta Geala
Seolta Geala
31 Hland Ardara Girls
The Ardara Girls
2 Hland An Doras Cúl
The Backdoor Highlands [sic]
3 Reel Fáscadh mo Léine
Fáscadh mo Léine (The Wringing of My Shirt)
4 Reel Nine Pint Coggie
Reel in A
Performer: 1st 2 times Dermot Byrne (accordion)
5 Reel Ciaran Tourish's Reel
Ciaran Tourish's Reel
41 Song An Ghealóg
An Ghealóg
51 Song Caitlín Triall
Caitlín Triall / Ceataí na gCraobh
61 Fling New Rigged Ship
The New Rigged Ship
2 Reel Eddie Duffy's Reel
[on back of package:] Eddie Curran's Monaghan Twig / [in liner notes, presumably with a mistaken slash inserted:] "Eddie Curran's / Monaghan Twig"
Performer: with Harry Bradley (flute)
3 Reel Kitty the Hare
Kitty the Hare
Performer: with Harry Bradley (flute)
71 Song Blackest Crow
The Blackest Crow
81 JigD Lancers Jig
The Lancers Jig
2 March Further in the Deeper
The Further in the Deeper
91 Song Lily of the West
The Lily of the West
101 Reel Wheels of the World
The Wheels of the World
111 Song Cailín Deas Crúite na mBó
Cailín Déas Crúite na mBó (The Pretty Girl Milking Her Cow)
121 JigSl Tommy Potts' Slip Jig
Tommy Potts' Slip Jig
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