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Album Contents: 1975. The First Album by The Bothy Band

Basic album data
Artist NameThe Bothy Band
Album Title1975. The First Album
MusiciansPaddy Keenan (pipes, whistle), Matt Molloy (flute, whistle), Tommy Peoples (fiddle), Donal Lunny (bouzouki, vocals), Tríona Ni Dhomhnaill (harpsichord, bodhrán, vocals), Mícheál Ó Domhnaill (guitar, vocals)
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Green Linnet GLCD 3011, 1983. Reissue of Oct. 1975 Mulligan album. Notes to reissue by PJ Curtis.

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11 JigD Kesh Jig
The Kesh Jig
2 JigSl Swaggering Jig
Give Us a Drink of Water
3 Reel Flower of the Flock
The Flower of the Flock
4 Reel Famous Ballymote
Famous Ballymote
21 Reel Green Groves of Erin
The Green Groves of Erin
Performer: opens with Tommy Peoples (fiddle)
2 Reel Flowers of Red Hill
The Flowers of Red Hill
31 Song Do You Love an Apple
Do You Love an Apple
Performer: Tríona Ni Dhomhnaill
41 Reel Julia Delaney
Julia Delaney
Performer: opens as solo Tommy Peoples (fiddle)
51 Slide Patsy Geary's
Patsy Geary's
Performer: Paddy Keenan (pipes)
2 JigD Coleman's Cross
Coleman's Cross
Performer: opens with Tommy Peoples (fiddle)
61 Song Is Trua Nach Bhfuil Mé in Éirinn
Is Trua Nach Bhfuil Mé in Éirinn
Performer: Mícheál Ó Domhnaill
71 Reel Navvy on the Line
The Navvy on the Line
2 Reel Rainy Day
The Rainy Day
Performer: Paddy Keenan (pipes), then Tommy Peoples (fiddle), then band
81 JigD Tar Road to Sligo
The Tar Road to Sligo
Performer: Tommy Peoples (fiddle), Matt Molloy (flute)
2 JigD Paddy Clancy's
Paddy Clancy's
91 Reel Martin Wynne's
Martin Wynne's
Performer: opens with Tommy Peoples (fiddle)
2 Reel Longford Tinker
The Longford Tinker
101 Song Pretty Peg
Pretty Peg
Performer: Tríona Ni Dhomhnaill
2 Reel Craig's Pipes
Craig's Pipes
111 Air Hector the Hero
Hector the Hero
Performer: starts with Tommy Peoples (fiddle), then with Matt Molloy (flute)
2 Strath Laird O'Drumblair Strathspey
The Laird of Drumblaire
Performer: Tommy Peoples (fiddle), then whole band, faster
121 Reel Traveller
The Traveller
Performer: Tommy Peoples (fiddle), Matt Molloy (flute)
2 Reel Humours of Lissadell
The Humours of Lissadell
Performer: Tommy Peoples (fiddle), Matt Molloy (flute)
131 JigSl Butterfly
The Butterfly
Performer: starts Tríona (harpsichord)
141 Reel Salamanca
The Salamanca
2 Reel Banshee
The Banshee
Performer: starts (flute, pipes)
3 Reel Sailor's Bonnet
The Sailor's Bonnet
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