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Irish Traditional Music Tune Index
Album Details for Sweeney's Dream. Fiddle Tunes from County Sligo, Ireland by Kevin Burke

Basic album data
Artist NameKevin Burke
Album TitleSweeney's Dream. Fiddle Tunes from County Sligo, Ireland
MusiciansKevin Burke (fiddle), with Alan Podber (guitar, mandolin), Alan Balaran (guitar), Henry Sapoznik (banjo, autoharp), Brian Heron (bodhrán)
Source and
other information
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings SFW CD 40485, 2001. Reissue of Folkways F 8876, 1977, which in turn was a reissue of a Meadowlands Records production that may never have been released. Recorded approximately February through March 1973 in New York, according to an e-mail to me from Alan Podber 15 January 2011, and see these IRTRAD-L posts from 10 June 2010 and 13 February 2011. Notes to this reissue by Kevin Burke and Don Meade.

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11 Reel Love at the Endings
Love at the Endings
2 Reel John McGrath's
John McGrath's Reel
21 Reel Humours of Lissadell
The Humours of Lissadell
2 Reel Sweeney's Dream
Sweeney's Dream
31 Hpipe Murphy's
Murphy's Hornpipe
41 Reel Sligo Maid
The Sligo Maid
2 Reel Woman of the House
The Woman of the House
3 Reel Sailor's Bonnet
The Sailor's Bonnet
51 JigD Strayaway Child
The Strayaway Child
61 Reel College Groves
The College Groves
71 Reel Toss the Feathers
[1st tune in a set titled:] Toss the Feathers
2 Reel Toss the Feathers
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Toss the Feathers
3 Reel Toss the Feathers
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Toss the Feathers
81 SetD King of the Fairies
The King of the Fairies
91 Reel Mason's Apron
The Mason's Apron
2 Reel Langton's Favorite
Laington's Reel
101 Reel Bunch of Keys
The Bunch of Keys
2 Reel Girl that Broke My Heart
The Girl That Broke My Heart
111 Reel Bonnie Kate
Bonnie Kate
2 Reel Jenny's Chickens
Jennie's Chickens
121 JigSl Ride a Mile
Rise a Mile / Ride a Mile / Ride a Mule
131 Reel Splendid Isolation
Brendan McGlinchey's Reel / Splendid Isolation
2 Reel Sweeney's Buttermilk
Sweeney's Buttermilk
141 Reel Tuttle's Reel
Tuttle's Reel / Custom Gap
2 Reel Maids of Mitchelstown
The Chicken in the Saucepan / The Maids of Mitchelstown
151 JigSl Kid on the Mountain
The Kid on the Mountain
161 Schot Macroom Lasses
[1st tune in a set titled:] The Killarney Wonder Schottisches / [title given for this particular tune:] Gurren Castle
2 Schot Finnea Lassies
[2nd tune in a set titled:] The Killarney Wonder Schottisches / [title given for this particular tune:] The Finnea Lasses
3 Reel Long Note
The Long Note
171 Reel George White's Favourite
George White's Favourite
2 Reel Happy Days of Youth
The Happy Days of Youth
3 Reel Coleman's Cross
Coleman's Cross
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