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Album Contents: Open Road by Boys of the Lough

Basic album data
Artist NameBoys of the Lough
Album TitleOpen Road
MusiciansAly Bain (fiddle), Cathal McConnell (flute, whistle, vocals), Dave Richardson (concertina, mandolin, cittern), Tich Richardson (guitar, acoustic bass guitar), with Savourna Stevenson (harp)
Source and
other information
Flying Fish FF 310, 1983. LP format. This was the US release of Topic 12TS433, 1983. Recorded in Edinburgh, Scotland. Not indexed here: side 1 track 5 (The Dying Year / Madame Vanoni), first 3 tunes on side 2 track 1 (The Flower of the Quern / The Bonawe Highlanders / Earl Grey), 2nd tune on side 2 track 2 (The Black Cock of Whickham).

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1.11 JigD Calliope House
Calliope House
2 JigD Gerry O'Connor's Jig in A
Gerry O'Connor's Jig in A
3 JigD Setting Sun
The Setting Sun
1.21 Hpipe Harvest Home
Harvest Home
Performer: Cathal (F whistle)
2 Reel Toss the Feathers
Toss the Feathers
Performer: Cathal (Eb flute)
1.31 Song Úirchill an Chreagáin
The Clay of Kilcreggan
Performer: 1st time Savourna (harp)
1.41 Song On Raglan Road
On Raglan Road
Performer: Cathal (vocals)
1.61 Reel Big Terry McAloon's
Big Terry McAloon's
2 Reel Tommy Peoples'
Tommy Peoples' / Tommy People's
3 Reel Jenny Dang the Weaver
Jenny Dang the Weaver
2.14 Reel Spey in Spate
The Spey in Spate
2.21 JigSl Trotting to Larne
Trotting to Larne
2.31 Song Lough Erne
Lough Erne
Performer: Cathal (vocal)
2.41 Song Geaftaí Bhaile Buí
The Gates of the Yellow Town / Geaftai Bhaile Bui
Performer: Cathal (whistle), then Aly (fiddle)
2 March Eagle's Whistle
The Eagle's Whistle
2.51 JigD Petticoat Loose
Petticoat Loose
2 JigD Geese in the Bog
The Geese in the Bog
Performer: Aly (fiddle)
3 JigD Connaughtman's Rambles
The Connaughtman's Rambles
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