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Album Contents: It's A Hard Road to Travel by Andy McGann and Paul Brady

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Artist NameAndy McGann and Paul Brady
Album TitleIt's A Hard Road to Travel
MusiciansAndy McGann (fiddle), Paul Brady (guitar)
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Shanachie 34011, 1995. Reissue of Shanachie LP 29009, 1977. Liner notes by Daniel Michael Collins. This CD reissue has conflicting copyright dates: 1995 on the tray label and 2001 on the disc itself.

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11 Reel Crooked Road to Dublin
[booklet notes:] Crooked Road to Dublin / [tray label and booklet cover:] Crooked Road To Dublin (Lady's Pantalets) [sic]
2 Reel Merry Harriers
[booklet notes:] Merry Harriers / [booklet cover:] The Merry Harriers / [tray label:] The Merry Harrier
21 Reel Drag Her around the Road
Andy McGann's #42 Bunratty Reel
2 Reel King of the Clans
King of the Clans
31 JigD Gold Ring
[liner notes:] The Gold Ring / [tray label and booklet cover:] Gold Ring
2 JigD Brendan Tonra's
Carmen's Amber
41 Reel Bonnie Kate
[liner notes:] Bonnie Kate / [booklet cover and tray label:] Bonny Kate
2 Reel Jenny's Chickens
Jenny's Chickens
51 Hpipe Galway Hornpipe
[1st tune in a set titled:] McDermotts [sic]
2 Hpipe McDermott's
[2nd tune in a set titled:] McDermotts [sic]
3 Hpipe Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine
From Galway to Dublin (Bonaparte Crossing the Rhine)
61 Reel Bunch of Keys
Paddy on the Turnpike
2 Reel Steeplechase
It's a Hard Road to Travel / Steeplechase / Carrigaline
71 Reel Doctor Gilbert
[liner notes:] Dr. Gilberts / [booklet cover and tray label:] Dr. Gilberts Fancy Concert Reel
2 Reel Mullin's Fancy
Mullin's Fancy / Flowers of Red Hill / [once in liner note text:] Mullins Fancy
81 Hpipe Banks
The Banks
2 Hpipe Galway Bay
Galway Bay
91 Reel Reel of Mullinavat
Reel of Mullinavat
2 Reel Pigeon on the Gate
Pigeon on the Gate
101 Reel Maudabawn Chapel
[liner notes:] Reevy's / [booklet cover and tray label:] Reavy's
2 Reel McFadden's
[liner notes:] McFaddens / [booklet cover and tray label:] John McFadden's Favorite
111 JigD Monaghan Jig
2 JigD Larry O'Gaff
Making Babies by Steam / Larry O'Gaff
121 Reel Boys of Ballisodare
Boys of Ballisadare
2 Reel College Groves
[liner notes:] Millstone / Cottage Groves / [booklet cover and tray label:] The Millstone
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