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Album Details for 6. Bonaparte's Retreat by The Chieftains

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Artist NameThe Chieftains
Album Title6. Bonaparte's Retreat
MusiciansPaddy Moloney [misspelled as:] Maloney (pipes, whistle, bodhrán), Seán Potts (whistle, bodhrán), Martin Fay (fiddle), Michael Tubridy (flute, concertina, whistle), Derek Bell (harp, oboe, tiompán), Seán Keane (fiddle), with Ronnie McShane (bones), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán), Dolores Keane (vocals)
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Claddagh Records CC20CD, 1976. Reissue of LP Claddagh CC20, 1976. Recorded in London. Notes by Garech de Brún and Richard Ryan. The fragments of various songs included on track 3 are not indexed here.

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11 Reel Dunmore Lasses
[1st tune in a set titled:] The Chattering Magpie / [title given for this particular tune:] The Dunmore Lassies
Performer: (Eb whistles)
2 Reel Pigeon on the Gate
[2nd tune in a set titled:] The Chattering Magpie / [title given for this particular tune:] The Pigeon on the Gate
Performer: 1st time Sean Keane (fiddle)
3 JigSl Top It Off
[3rd tune in a set titled:] The Chattering Magpie / [title given for this particular tune:] Top it Off
Performer: 1st time Paddy Moloney (pipes)
4 Reel Sunny Banks
[4th tune in a set titled:] The Chattering Magpie
5 Reel Chattering Magpie
The Chattering Magpie [5th tune in a set titled:] The Chattering Magpie
21 Air An Chéad Mháirt den Fhomhar
An Chéad Mháirt den Fhomhar / An Chéad Mháirt den Fhombar (The First Tuesday of Autumn)
Performer: 1st time Michael Tubridy (concertina)
2 Schot Green Grow the Rushes O
Green Grow the Rushes
33
(4:55)
SetD Madame Bonaparte
[in collage:] Bonaparte's Retreat / [title given for this particular tune:] Madam Bonaparte
5
(6:51)
March March to Victory
[in collage:] Bonaparte's Retreat / [title given for this particular tune:] The March to Victory
6
(7:52)
SetD Bonaparte's Retreat
[in collage:] Bonaparte's Retreat / [title given for this particular tune:] Bonaparte's Retreat
8
(11:11)
SetD Downfall of Paris
[in collage:] Bonaparte's Retreat / [title given for this particular tune:] The Downfall of Paris
41 SgJig Ask My Father
[1st tune in a set titled:] Away with Ye / [title given for this particular tune:] Ask me Father
2 Song Casadh an tSúgáin
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Away with Ye / [title given for this particular tune:] Casadh an t Súgáin (The Twisting of the Rope)
3 JigD Old Hag You Have Killed Me
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Away with Ye / [title given for this particular tune:] Old Hag, You Have Killed Me
51
(0:34)
JigD Alasdruim's March
[1st tune in a set titled:] Caledonia / [title given for this particular tune:] Máirséail Alasdroim
2 JigD Langstern Pony
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Caledonia / [titles given for this particular tune:] Langstrom's Pony / The Fourpenny Girl
61 Piece Princess Royal
Iníon Nic Diarmada (Miss MacDermott) / The Princess Royal / [on disc:] Iníon Nic Diarmad
2 Air Blind Mary
Máire Dhall (Blind Mary)
3 Piece Planxty Drury
John Drury
71 Hpipe Rights of Man
The Rights of Man
81 Slide Round the House and Mind the Dresser
[1st tune in a set titled:] Round the House and Mind the Dresser
2 Slide Rathawaun
[2nd and 4th tune in a set titled:] Round the House and Mind the Dresser
3 Slide If I Had a Wife
[3rd and 5th tune in a set titled:] Round the House and Mind the Dresser
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