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Album Contents: First Steps by The Jig Is Up!

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Artist NameThe Jig Is Up!
Album TitleFirst Steps
MusiciansJudd Heartsill (accordion, flute), Larry Mallette (flute, whistle), Diehl Moran (fiddle, banjo), Matthew Lewis (guitar, flute, whistle), Robert Shaddox (bodhrán, vocals), with Therese Honey (harp), Kendall Rogers (keyboard)
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The Jig Is Up!, 2011. Recorded in Houston, Texas between 2 April and 20 August 2011. Complete liner notes were published only online, at <http://thejigisupband.com/FirstSteps/linerNotes.pdf> and were viewed 5 December 2012. Additional recording-date information was e-mailed to me by Larry Mallette 6 December 2012. Not indexed here: track 14 (The Lighthouse's Tale).

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11 Reel Man of the House
Man of the House
2 Reel Speed the Plough
O'Keeffe's Speed the Plow / Speed da Plough / Paddy Cronin's Reel
21 Polka Taureen Derby Polka
There's Worse than that Around / The Taureen Derby
2 Polka Knocknagoshel
Polka Niall
3 Polka Derrygallen Bridge
John Walsh / The Derrygallen Bridge
31 Song Willy Reilly
Willy Reilly
Performer: Robert Shaddox (vocals)
2 Reel Coal Miner's Reel
Coalminer's / More Power to Your Elbow
3 Reel Hare's Paw
The Hare's Paw / The Hare's Foot / Kennedy's Favorite
41 JigSl Land's End
Land's End
Performer: with Therese Honey (harp)
2 JigSl Brings a Smile
Brings a Smile
Performer: with Therese Honey (harp)
51 Reel Drunken Landlady
The Drunken Landlady
Performer: 1st time Diehl Moran (fiddle)
2 Reel Rookery
The Rookery
61 Song West Awake
The West Awake
71 JigD Haunted House
Haunted House
Performer: 1st time (flute)
2 JigD Billy McCormick
Billy McCormick / Paddy Cronin's Jig
3 JigD Battering Ram
The Battering Ram
81 Song Rocks of Bawn
The Rocks of Bawn
91 Reel MacArthur Road
McArthur Road
Performer: Diehl Moran (fiddle)
2 Reel Cathal McConnell's
Cathal McConnell's
Performer: Larry Mallette (whistle)
3 Reel Congress Reel
The Congress
Performer: 1st time Judd Heartsill (accordion)
101 Song Parting Glass
The Parting Glass
Performer: Matthew Lewis (flute)
111 Reel Major Moran's
Major Moran's #1
Performer: Larry Mallette (flute), Matthew Lewis (flute)
2 Reel Big Pat's Reel
Big Pat's
3 Reel Gargoyle
The Gargoyle
121 Song County Down
The County Down
131 Slide Brosna Slide
The Lonesome Road to Dingle / Trip to the Jacks
2 Slide Star above the Garter
Star above the Garter
3 Polka Newmarket
Newmarket Polka
151 Mzrka Sonny's Mazurka
Sonny's Mazourka [sic]
2 Reel Miss Lyon's Fancy
Miss Lyon's / Up Against the Boughalauns
3 Reel New-Mown Meadows
New Mown Meadows
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