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Album Contents: Wish You Were Here. Highlands and Islands Tour by Boys of the Lough

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Artist NameBoys of the Lough
Album TitleWish You Were Here. Highlands and Islands Tour
MusiciansDave Richardson (mandolin, banjo), Aly Bain (fiddle), Cathal McConnell (flute, whistle), Robin Morton (bodhrán, concertina)
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other information
Flying Fish FF-070, n.d. This undated LP issue was the US issue of the European release Transatlantic TRA359, 1978. No liner notes or musician identifications are included in my copy of this LP, but the lineup was "Dave Richardson, Aly Bain, Cathal McConnell, Robin Morton" according to <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/471721467> viewed 7 October 2014. Not indexed here: 2nd tune on Side 1 track 4 (Leaving Glenurquhart), 2nd and 3rd tunes on Side 1 track 5 (Naked and Bare / Graemsay Jig), 2nd tune on Side 1 track 6 (The Athol Highlanders Farewell to Loch Katrine), Side 2 track 2 (On Board of the Victory), 1st tune on Side 2 track 3 (Lady Livingstone), Side 2 track 5 (The Glasgow Police Pipers / The Curlew).

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1.11 Reel Maid behind the Bar
The Barmaid
Performer: 1st time Cathal (C whistle)
2 Reel Glass of Beer
Chase Her Through the Garden
1.21 JigD Geese in the Bog
The Larks March [sic]
1.31 Song Red-Haired Man's Wife
The Red Haired Man's Wife
Performer: Cathal (vocals)
1.41 Air Da Auld Restin' Chair
The Resting Chair
Performer: Aly (fiddle)
3 Reel Fairy Dance
The Fairy Dance
Performer: Aly (fiddle)
1.51 JigD Full Rigged Ship
The Full Rigged Ship
1.61 Air An Sean Chúilfhionn
The Chuilfhionn
3 Strath Miss Ramsay's
Lady Mary Ramsay
Performer: Aly (fiddle)
4 Reel Spey in Spate
The Spey In Spate
2.11 JigSl Fairy Jig
Micky Docherty's Slip Jig
2 Reel Dan Breen's
The West Clare Reel
Performer: Cathal (flute)
3 JigSl Promenade
Gorman's Two Step
2.32 Strath Iron Man
The Iron Man
Performer: Aly (fiddle)
3 Reel Humours of Tulla
The Humours Of Tulla [sic]
2.41 Reel Mary McMahon
Mary McMahon
Performer: Cathal (whistle)
2 Reel Galway Rambler
The Galway Rambler
Performer: Cathal (whistle)
3 Reel Laurel Tree
The Castlebar Tramp
Performer: Cathal (whistle)
2.61 Reel Green Fields of America
The Green Fields Of America [sic]
2 Reel Bag of Spuds
The Bag Of Potatoes [sic]
3 Reel Milky Way
Puck's Reel
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