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Album Details for 9. Boil the Breakfast Early by The Chieftains

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Artist NameThe Chieftains
Album Title9. Boil the Breakfast Early
MusiciansPaddy Moloney (pipes, whistle), Seán Keane (fiddle), Martin Fay (fiddle, bones), Derek Bell (harp, tiompán), Kevin Conneff (bodhrán, vocals), Matt Molloy (flute, whistle), with The Rathcoole pipe band drum corps, Jolyon Jackson (cello)
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CBS CK 36401, 1979. Reissue of, or simultaneous release with Claddagh CC30, 1979. Recorded in Dublin. Notes by Ciarán Mac Mathúna.

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11 Reel Boil the Breakfast Early
[1st tune in a set titled:] Boil the Breakfast Early / [title given for this particular tune:] Boil the Breakfast Early
2 Reel Scotch Mary
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Boil the Breakfast Early / [title given for this particular tune:] Scotch Mary
Performer: 1st time, 1st part Paddy Moloney (pipes)
3 Reel Chicago Reel
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Boil the Breakfast Early / [title given for this particular tune:] The Chicago Reel
21 Piece Mrs. Judge
Mrs. Judge
31 March Leslie's March
The March from Oscar and Malvina
41 Song When a Man's in Love He Feels No Cold
When a Man's in Love
Performer: Kevin Conneff (vocals)
51 Hpipe Home Ruler
[1st tune in a set titled:] Bealach an Doirín / [title given for this particular tune:] The Home Ruler
Performer: Matt Molloy (flute)
2 Slide Cuz Teahan's Favorite
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Bealach an Doirín / [title given for this particular tune:] Terry "Cuz" Teahan's Favorite
3 Reel Sweeney's Buttermilk
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Bealach an Doirín / [title given for this particular tune:] Charlie's Buttermilk Mary
Performer: 1st time, 1st part Matt Molloy (flute)
61 Air Ag Taisteal na Blárnan
Ag Taisteal na Blárnan (Travelling through Blarney)
Performer: 1st time Martin Fay (fiddle)
71 Piece O'Carolan's Welcome
Carolan's Welcome
81 Reel Larry Redican's Reel
[1st tune in a set titled:] Up against the Buachalawns / [title given for this particular tune:] Larry Redican's reel
Performer: Sean Keane (fiddle), Matt Molloy (flute)
2 Reel Miss Lyon's Fancy
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Up against the Buachalawns / [title given for this particular tune:] Up against the Buachalawns
3 Reel Glass of Beer
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Up against the Buachalawns / [title given for this particular tune:] Johnny Maguires Reel [sic]
Performer: Sean Keane (fiddle), Matt Molloy (flute)
4 Reel Sweeney's Dream
[4th tune in a set titled:] Up against the Buachalawns / [title given for this particular tune:] Sweeney's Dream
91 Air Gol na mBan san Ár
[embedded throughout a medley titled:] Gol na mBan san Ár / [title given for this air:] Gol na mBan san Ár (The Crying of the Women at the Slaughter)
2 SetD Seán Ó'Duibhir a'Ghleanna
[embedded throughout a medley titled:] Gol na mBan san Ár / [titles given for this tune:] John O'Dwyer of the Glen / Seán Ó'Duibhir a'Ghleanna
101 Reel Toss the Feathers
[1st tune in a set titled:] Chase around the Windmill / [title given for this particular tune:] Toss the Feathers
Performer: 1st time Matt Molloy (flute)
2 JigD Lilting Banshee
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Chase around the Windmill / [title given for this particular tune:] Ballinasloe Fair
3 JigD Cailleach an Airgid
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Chase around the Windmill / [titles given for this particular tune:] Cailleach an Airgid / The Hag with the Money
Performer: Kevin Conneff (vocals)
4 Slide Cúil Aodha
[4th tune in a set titled:] Chase around the Windmill / [titles given for this particular tune:] Cuil Aodha Slide / Cuíl Addha Slide
5 Slide Pretty Girl
[5th tune in a set titled:] Chase around the Windmill / [title given for this particular tune:] The Pretty Girl
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