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Album Contents: Absolutely Irish

Basic album data
Artist Namevarious
Album TitleAbsolutely Irish
MusiciansMac Benford (banjo, vocals), Darrah Carr (feet), Liz Carroll (fiddle), Karan Casey (vocals), Brendan Dolan (piano), John Doyle (guitar, bouzouki, vocals), Seamus Egan (banjo, flute), Eileen Ivers (fiddle), Rhys Jones (fiddle, guitar, vocals), Joanie Madden (flute, whistle), Billy McComiskey (accordion), Susan McKeown (vocals), Mick Moloney (banjo, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Robbie O'Connell (vocals, guitar), Niall O'Leary (feet), Jerry O'Sullivan (pipes, whistle), Mike Rafferty (flute), Athena Tergis (fiddle)
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Compass 7 4480 2, 2008. Recorded April 2007 in New York City. Published by American Focus. Released under license 12 Aug. 2008 by Compass Records. Not indexed here: track 7 (June Apple).

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11 JigD House in the Glen
The House in the Glen
2 JigD Seamus Cooley's Jig
The Bohola Jig
3 Reel Doonagore
Josie McDermott's
4 Reel Free and Easy
Free and Easy
21 Song King's Shilling
The King's Shilling
Performer: Karan Casey
31 JigD Before the Storm
Before the Storm
Performer: John Doyle (guitar), Liz Carroll (fiddle)
2 JigD Black Rogue
The Black Rogue
Performer: Liz Carroll (fiddle)
3 Reel Lasses of Ballintra
The Lass of Ballintra
Performer: Joanie Madden (whistle)
4 Reel High Reel
The (Other) High Reel
Performer: Joanie Madden (whistle), Liz Carroll (fiddle)
41 Song McNally's Row of Flats
McNally's Row of Flats
Performer: Mick Moloney
51 Air O'Donnell's Lament
[1st tune in a set titled:] The Green Hills of Tyrol
Performer: Eileen Ivers (fiddle)
2 JigD Green Hills of Tyrol
[2nd tune in a set titled:] The Green Hills of Tyrol
Performer: Seamus Egan (flute), Eileen Ivers (fiddle)
3 Reel The Green Hills of Tyrol
[3rd tune in a set titled:] The Green Hills of Tyrol
Performer: Eileen Ivers (fiddle), Seamus Egan (flute)
4 Reel Fermoy Lasses
The Fermoy Lassies
Performer: Eileen Ivers (fiddle), Seamus Egan (flute)
5 Reel Pinch of Snuff
The Pinch of Snuff
Performer: Eileen Ivers (fiddle), Seamus Egan (flute)
61 Slide Keefe's
Jim O'Keefe's
2 Slide Clog
The Clog
3 Slide Star above the Garter
The Star Above the Garter
4 Slide Hare in the Corn
The Hare in the Corn
81 Song Flower of Kilkenny
The Flower of Kilkenny
Performer: Robbie Connell
91 Piece Planxty Madam Maxwell
Planxty Miss Maxwell
101 JigD Lark in the Morning
Lark in the Morning
2 JigSl Little Fair Cannavans
Cannabhan Ban
3 JigD Humours of Ballyloughlin
Humours of Ballyloughlin
111 Song Fair London Town
Fair London Town
Performer: Susan McKeown
121 Hpipe Kitty O'Neill's Champion Jig
Kitty O'Neill's Champion Jig
Performer: Athena Tergis (fiddle)
131 Reel O'Connell's Trip To Parliament
The Trip to Parliament
Performer: Mike Rafferty (flute), Billy McComiskey (accordion)
2 Reel Torn Jacket
The Torn Jacket
Performer: Mike Rafferty (flute), Billy McComiskey (accordion)
141 Reel Never Was Piping So Gay
Never Was Piping So Gay
2 Reel Chandelier
The Chandelier
Performer: Liz Carroll (fiddle)
3 Reel Paddy Fahey's Reel No. 25
Paddy Fahey's #25
Performer: Athena Tergis (fiddle)
4 Reel Paddy Fahey's Reel No. 1
Paddy Fahey's
Performer: Eileen Ivers (fiddle)
5 Reel Boys of Malin
[this tune is not mentioned in the title list for this track]
151 Song Leaving of Liverpool
The Leaving of Liverpool
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