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Album Contents: The Banks of the Shannon by Paddy O'Brien, Séamus Connolly

Basic album data
Artist NamePaddy O'Brien, Séamus Connolly
Album TitleThe Banks of the Shannon
MusiciansPaddy O'Brien (accordion), Séamus Connolly (fiddle), with Charlie Lennon (piano)
Source and
other information
Green Linnet CSIF 3082, 1993. The five tracks of Paddy solo are remasters of 78 rpm records recorded "in early 1954" in Newtown, Tipperary, with Charlie's piano accompaniment added in September 1990. The six trio tracks are copies of the six tracks on the 1973 LP "Banks of the Shannon," recorded in July 1973 in Dublin. Then there are three tracks of the Séamus/Charlie duet, and the one solo by Séamus, all recorded in August 1990.

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1.11 Reel Mayor Harrison's Fedora
Mayor Harrison's Fedora
2 Reel Johnny Cronin's Reel
Johnny Cronin's Reel
1.21 JigD Jennifer Molloy's
Jennifer Molloy's
Performer: Séamus (fiddle)
2 JigD Killaloe Boat
The Killaloe Boat
Performer: Séamus (fiddle)
3 JigD Galloping O'Hogan
Dinny O'Brien's
Performer: Séamus (fiddle)
1.31 Reel Spike Island Lassies
The Spike Island Lassies
Performer: Paddy (accordion)
2 Reel Dowd's Favourite
Dowd's Favourite
Performer: Paddy (accordion)
1.41 JigSl Arra Mountains
The Arragh Mountains
2 JigSl Father Burke's
Father Burke's
1.51 SetD Rambling Rake
The Rambling Rake
Performer: Séamus (fiddle)
1.61 Reel Mason's Apron
The Mason's Apron
Performer: Paddy (accordion)
1.71 Hpipe O'Kelly's Fancy
O'Kelly's Fancy
Performer: Paddy (accordion)
2 Hpipe Cuckoo
The Cuckoo
Performer: Paddy (accordion)
1.81 Reel Rainy Day
The Rainy Day
2 Reel Captain Kelly
Captain Kelly
2.11 Reel Rigney's
2 Reel Ambrose Moloney's
Ambrose Moloney's
2.21 JigD Lark on the Strand
The Lark on the Strand
Performer: Paddy (accordion)
2 JigD Pipe on the Hob
The Pipe on the Hob
Performer: Paddy (accordion)
2.31 Reel I'm Waiting for You
I'm Waiting for You
Performer: Séamus (fiddle)
2 Reel Magpie's Nest
The Magpie's Nest
Performer: Séamus (fiddle)
3 Reel Thirteen Arches
Thirteen Arches
Performer: Séamus (fiddle)
4 Reel Sailor's Cravat
The Sailor's Cravat
Performer: Séamus (fiddle)
2.41 Hpipe Munster Grass
Munster Grass
2 Hpipe Banks of the Shannon
The Banks of the Shannon
2.51 Reel Yellow Tinker
The Yellow Tinker
Performer: Paddy (accordion)
2 Reel Sally Gardens
The Sally Gardens
Performer: Paddy (accordion)
2.61 Hpipe Quinn of Armagh
Quinn of Armagh
Performer: Séamus (fiddle)
2 Hpipe Bantry Hornpipe
The Bantry Hornpipe
Performer: Séamus (fiddle)
2.71 Reel Youghal Quay
Youghal Quay
2 Reel Rambling Sailor
The Rambling Sailor
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