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Album Contents: From Distant Shores by The Hammers

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Artist NameThe Hammers
Album TitleFrom Distant Shores
MusiciansPaul Hammer (mandolin, banjo), Susan Hammer (whistle, concertina)
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New Folk Records NFR 1502, 2009. Released 12 May 2009 according to the New Folk Records press release about this album. Since instruments are not listed nor credited in the printed matter, my attributions of who played what are my own surmises. Not indexed here: 1st piece on track 6 (Bianco Fiore), track 8 (The Fiddler of Dooney).

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11 Reel Bill Harte's
Bill Harte's Reel
Performer: (mandolin)
2 Reel Billy McComiskey's
Billy McComiskey's
3 Reel Rolling in the Barrel
Rolling in the Barrel
21 JigD I Lost My Love and I Care Not
My Love in the Morning
Performer: (whistle)
2 JigD Contentment Is Wealth
Contentment is Wealth [sic]
Performer: (whistle)
3 JigD Maid on the Green
Maid On the Green [sic]
Performer: (whistle)
31 Hpipe Her Lovely Hair Was Flowing Down Her Back
Mother & Child [sic]
Performer: (mandolin), (banjo)
2 Reel Drag Her around the Road
Drag Her 'Round the Road [sic]
3 Reel Bird in the Bush
The Bird in the Bush
Performer: (mandolin), (banjo)
41 Reel Mayor Harrison's Fedora
From Distant Shores / Feadoir An Meara Harrison
Performer: (low A whistle)
51 JigD Maid in the Meadow
The Stone in the Field
Performer: (banjo)
2 JigD Bímís ag Ól
Bímis ag Ól
Performer: (banjo)
3 JigD Reverend Brother's Jig
Sonny Brogin's [sic]
Performer: (mandolin), (banjo)
62 Reel Flax in Bloom
Flax in Bloom
Performer: (low A whistle)
71 Reel Rainy Day
Rainy Day
Performer: (C whistle)
2 Reel Ah Surely
Ah Surely
Performer: (C whistle)
3 Reel Pride of Rathmore
The Gneevgullia Reel
Performer: (C whistle)
91 Reel Concert Reel
Concert Reel
Performer: (whistle)
2 Reel Mountain Top
The Mountain Top
Performer: (whistle)
3 Reel Ivy Leaf
The Ivy Leaf
Performer: (whistle)
101 Reel Green Gates
The Green Gates
Performer: (mandolin)
2 Reel Over the Moor to Maggie
Over the Moor to Maggie
Performer: (mandolin)
3 Reel Crossing the Shannon
The Funny Reel
Performer: (mandolin)
111 Air Dear Irish Boy
Dear Irish Boy
Performer: (whistle)
121 SgJig Hag at the Churn
The Hag at the Churn
Performer: (concertina)
2 JigD Hills of Larraga
Jimmy Doyle's Favourite
Performer: (whistle), (concertina)
3 JigD Pull the Knife and Stick It Again
Pull the Knife and Stick It
Performer: (concertina), (banjo)
131 Reel Laurel Tree
The Laurel Tree
Performer: (whistle)
2 Reel Connaught Heifers
Connaught Heifers
Performer: (whistle)
3 Reel Swinging on a Gate
Swinging on a Gate
Performer: (whistle), (mandolin)
141 Hpipe Stack of Rye
[1st tune in a set titled:] Two Flings by Junior Crehan
2 Hpipe Hills of Coore
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Two Flings by Junior Crehan
Performer: (whistle), (concertina), (banjo)
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