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Album Contents: The Session by Boys of the Lough

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Artist NameBoys of the Lough
Album TitleThe Session
MusiciansAly Bain (fiddle), Cathal McConnell (flute, whistle), Dave Richardson (concertina, mandolin, cittern), Tich Richardson (guitar, acoustic bass guitar)
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Ossian 47, 1991. Audiocassette. Subtitle: "Traditional Music from Ireland. Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Polkas & Slow Airs played by The Boys of the Lough." "This compilation was extracted from three Topic albums:" In the Tradition, Regrouped, and Open Road.

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1.11 Song Bean Dubh an Ghleanna
Dark Woman of the Glen (Bean Dubh a'Ghleanna)
Performer: 1st time Cathal (flute)
1.21 Reel Star of Munster
The Star of Munster
1.31 JigD Bank of Turf
Padraig O Keeffe's / Padraig O Keeffe
2 JigD Con Cassidy's
Con Cassidy's
1.41 Song Geaftaí Bhaile Buí
The Gates of the Yellow Town / Geaftai Bhaile Bui
2 March Eagle's Whistle
Eagle's Whistle / The Eagle's Whistle
1.51 Reel High Reel
The Castle
Performer: Cathal (flute)
2 Reel Free and Easy
Performer: Cathal (flute)
1.61 Song Úirchill an Chreagáin
The Clay of Kilcreggan
Performer: 1st time Savourna (harp)
1.71 Polka I'll Buy Boots for Maggie
I'll Buy Boots for Maggie
2 Polka Johnny Box
O'Connor's Polka
2.11 Air Anach Cuain
Performer: 1st time Cathal (flute), then Martin (accordion)
2 Reel Mullin's Fancy
The Humours of Ballinahinch / Humours of Ballinahinch / Mullen's Fancy
Performer: starts Aly (fiddle)
3 Reel Flogging Reel
The Floggin / The Floggin' / The Flaggon
Performer: starts Martin (accordion)
2.21 Hpipe Eclipse
The Eclipse
Performer: Dave (mandolin)
2 Hpipe Tailor's Twist
The Tailor's Twist / Tailor's Twist
Performer: 1st time Aly (fiddle)
2.31 Reel Tap the Barrel
[1st tune in a set titled:] The Cup of Tea Set
Performer: starts Aly (fiddle)
2 Reel McDonagh's
[2nd tune in a set titled:] The Cup of Tea Set
2.41 Air Ar Éirinn ní Neosfainn Cé Hí
For Ireland I'd Not Tell Her Name (Ar Eirinn ní 'neosfainn cé hí)
2.51 JigD Petticoat Loose
Petticoat Loose
2 JigD Geese in the Bog
The Geese in the Bog / Geese in the Bog
Performer: Aly (fiddle)
3 JigD Connaughtman's Rambles
The Connaughtman's Rambles / Connaughtman's Rambles
2.61 Reel Miss McDonald
Miss McDonald
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