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Album Contents: Traditional Music of Ireland by James Kelly, Paddy O'Brien, Daithi Sproule

Basic album data
Artist NameJames Kelly, Paddy O'Brien, Daithi Sproule
Album TitleTraditional Music of Ireland
MusiciansJames Kelly (fiddle), Paddy O'Brien (accordion), Daithi Sproule (vocals, guitar)
Source and
other information
Shanachie 34014, n.d. Although not identified as such by Shanachie, this is a reissue of two LPs on one CD. Tracks 1-14 are from Is It Yourself? (Shanachie 29015, 1978), and tracks 15-27 are the entire contents of Spring in the Air (see album SA). Recorded in New York. The musician biographies from the original albums are reprinted here, written by Daniel Michael Collins.

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11 Reel Monaghan Twig
The Monahan Twig
2 Reel New Lough Isle Castle
John in the Mist
21 JigSl Humours of Kilkenny
Humors of Kilkenny
2 JigSl A Blast of Wind
Drops of Spring Water
31 Reel Foxhunter's Reel
The Foxhunter's
Performer: James Kelly
41 Song Lovely Willie
Lovely Willie
51 JigD Rakes of Kildare
The Rakes of Kildare
2 JigD Horse's Leotard
The Horse's Leotard
61 Hpipe Rights of Man
The Rights of Man
Performer: Paddy O'Brien
2 Hpipe McGivney's Fancy
McGibbney's Fancy
Performer: Paddy O'Brien
71 Reel Small Hills of Offaly
The Small Hills of Offaly
2 Reel Farewell to Old Decency
Farewell to Old Decancy [sic]
81 Reel Jolly Seven
The Jolly Seven
2 Reel McGettrick's
91 Reel Paddy Taylor's
Paddy Taylor's
Performer: Paddy O'Brien
2 Reel Flowers of Redhill
Performer: Paddy O'Brien
101 Reel Molly Bán
Molly Bawn (White-Haired Molly)
2 Reel Sandmount
The Sandpiper
111 Song Cul Tiubh na bPearlai
Cul Tiubh na bPearlai
121 Reel Man from Bundoran
Paddy Kelly's
2 Reel John Doherty's
John Doherty's
131 Hpipe Stage
The Stage
Performer: James Kelly
2 Hpipe Western
The Western
Performer: James Kelly
141 Reel John Doherty's
John Doherty's
2 Reel Antrim Rose
The Antrim Rose
151 Reel Man of the House
Man of the House
2 Reel Ryan's Rant
Ryan's Rant
161 JigD Bracken's
2 JigD Mrs. Cooty's
Mrs. Cooty's (The Horse that Made a Haymes of His Winders) [sic]
3 JigD Kinnegad Slashers
The Kinnegad Slashers
171 Reel Jim Coleman's
Jim Coleman's
2 Reel Molly from Longford
Patsy Touhey's
3 Reel Border Collie
Rodney Miller's
181 Song Boys of Mullaghbawn
The Boys of Mullaghbawn
191 Polka John Kelly's
John Kelly's
2 Polka Green Cottage
The Green Cottage
3 Polka Ballyvournie Polka
Cuil Aodha
201 Reel Gravel Walks
The Gravel Path
2 Reel Wild Irishman
The Wild Irishman (Donegal setting)
211 Reel Moving Cloud
Moving Cloud
2 Reel Paddy Kelly's
Paddy Kelly's
221 SetD Down the Hill
Down the Hill
231 JigD McCarthy's Favorite
McCarthy's Favorite
2 JigD Spring in the Air
Spring in the Air
3 SgJig Kiss Me Sweetheart
Miss Emily
241 Song Hughie the Graeme
Hughie the Graeme
251 Reel Ladies' Pantalettes
The Duke of Leinster's Wife
Performer: James Kelly
2 Reel Boys of Ballisodare
Boys of Ballisadare
Performer: James Kelly
261 JigD John Doherty's
John Doherty's
2 JigSl Kitty Come Down to Limerick
Kitty Come down To Limerick (Donegal setting)
271 Reel Sarah's Delight
Sarah's Delight
2 Reel Seán sa Cheo
Sean sa Cheo
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