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Album Details for The Sligo Champion. The Fiddle Music of County Sligo by Michael Gorman

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Artist NameMichael Gorman
Album TitleThe Sligo Champion. The Fiddle Music of County Sligo
MusiciansMichael Gorman (fiddle, vocals), with Margaret Barry (banjo, vocals), Tom Gannon (fiddle), Bertie Henry (piano), Martin Gorman (vocals, feet), Michael Gorman (flute, fiddle), Gerry Wimsey (whistle), Mick Flynn (flute), Willie Clancy (pipes), Paddy Breen (flageolet), Tommy Maguire (accordion), Patsy Goulding (piano), Jimmy Power (fiddle)
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Topic TSCD 525D, 2001. Double CD of recordings from 1927 through 1972; not all include Michael Gorman. Includes extensive biography by Reg Hall and printed song lyrics.

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1.11 Reel Down the Broom
Down the Broom
2 Reel Pigeon on the Gate
The Pigeon on the Gate
1.21 JigSl Promenade
Michael Coleman's Hop-Jig
1.31 Reel Bonnie Ann
Bonnie Ann
1.41 Mzrka Shoe the Donkey
The Versavienna
1.51 JigD Trip to Sligo
The Lark in the Morning
1.61 BDnce Jamesy Gannon's Barndances
[1st tune in a set titled:] Jamesy Gannon's Barndances
2 BDnce Jamesy Gannon's Barndances
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Jamesy Gannon's Barndances
1.71 Reel Achonry Lasses
The Anchonry Lasses
Performer: Tom Gannon (fiddle)
2 Reel Five-Mile Chase
Lady Gardner's Troops / The Five Mile Chase
Performer: Tom Gannon (fiddle)
1.81 Hpipe Spellan's Fiddle
Gorman's
2 Hpipe Boys of Bluehill
The Boys of Bluehill
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Margaret Barry (banjo)
1.91 Song Moss o' Ballagh Fair
The Moss o' Ballagh Fair
Performer: Martin Gorman (vocals, dance)
1.101 March Jamesy Gannon's March
[liner notes:] Gannon's March / [on case:] Jamesy Gannon's March
1.111 Mzrka Sonny's Mazurka
The Polka-Mazurka
1.121 Reel Laurel Tree
The Laurel Tree
Performer: a nephew of Michael Gorman's named Michael Gorman (flute)
2 Reel High Reel
The High Reel
Performer: a nephew of Michael Gorman's named Michael Gorman (flute)
1.131 JigD Frieze Breeches
The Frieze Britches
Performer: a nephew of Michael Gorman's named Michael Gorman (flute)
1.141 Reel Farrell O'Gara
Farrell Gara
2 Reel Ah Surely
Ah, Surely
1.151 BDnce Glenbeigh
Chaffpool Post
2 BDnce Jamesy Gannon's
[on case:] Jamesy Gannon's / [in notes:] Gannon's
1.161 Waltz Jamesy Gannon's Waltz
[on case:] Jamesy Gannon's Waltz / [in notes:] Gannon's Waltz
1.171 JigD Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part
Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part
Performer: Gerry Wimsey (whistle)
1.181 Reel Ships Are Sailing
Ships are Sailing [sic]
Performer: Gerry Wimsey (whistle)
2 Reel Heather Breeze
The Heather Breeze
Performer: Gerry Wimsey (whistle)
1.201 JigD Tell Her I Am
Tell Her I Am
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Mick Flynn (flute)
2 JigD Mouse in the Cupboard
The Merry Old Woman
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Mick Flynn (flute)
1.211 Hpipe Rights of Man
The Rights of Man
1.221 Reel Cooley's
Put the Cake in the Dresser
1.231 SgJig [untitled]
Untitled Tune in Six-Eight
1.241 Fling Keel Row
The Keel Row
1.251 Polka Untitled Polka
Untitled Polka
1.261 Reel College Groves
The College Grove
Performer: a nephew of Michael Gorman's named Michael Gorman (fiddle)
1.271 Reel Maid I Ne'er Forgot
The Maid I Ne'er Forgot
1.281 Hpipe Kildare Fancy
The Kildare Fancy
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Mick Flynn (flute)
1.291 Reel Miss McLeod
Miss McLeod's
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Mick Flynn (flute)
2 Reel Duke of Leinster
The Duke of Leinster
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Mick Flynn (flute)
2.11 Reel Star of Munster
The Star of Munster
2.21 JigD Guiry's Favorite
Gurney's Fancy
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Mick Flynn (flute)
2.31 SetD Blackbird
The Blackbird
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Mick Flynn (flute)
2.41 Waltz Veleta
The Veleta
2.51 Hpipe Chief O'Neill's Favorite
Chief O'Neill's Favourite
Performer: Willie Clancy (pipes), Michael Gorman (fiddle)
2.61 Reel Mountain Road
The Mountain Road
Performer: Willie Clancy (pipes), Michael Gorman (fiddle)
2.71 Reel Mountain Road
The Mountain Road
2 Reel Bonnie Kate
Bonnie Kate
3 Reel Jenny's Chickens
Jenny's Chickens
2.81 March Song of the Chanter
The Chanter's Song
2.91 JigD Jolly Old Man
The Jolly Old Man
2.101 Reel Fermoy Lasses
Fermoy Lasses
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Paddy Breen (flageolet), Tommy Maguire (accordion)
2 Reel New-Mown Meadows
The Holly Bush / The Silver Spear
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Paddy Breen (flageolet), Tommy Maguire (accordion)
2.111 SetD King of the Fairies
The King of the Fairies
2.121 Reel Burnt Cabbage
The Burnt Cabbage
2.131 Song Banks of the Silvery Tide
The Banks of the Silvery Tide
Performer: Martin Gorman
2.141 JigD Old Man Dillon
The Mug of Brown Ale
2 JigD Black Rogue
The Black Rogue
2.151 Reel McFadden's
McFadden's
2.161 JigD Strayaway Child
The Strayaway Child
2 JigD Trip to Sligo
The Lark in the Morning
2.171 Reel Within a Mile of Dublin
Within a Mile of Dublin
2.181 Air Trip We Took over the Mountain
The Dark Woman of the Glen
2.191 Reel Old Bush
The Old Bush
Performer: a nephew of Michael Gorman's named Michael Gorman (flute)
2 Reel Galtee Reel
The Galty
Performer: a nephew of Michael Gorman's named Michael Gorman (flute)
2.201 Song Turfman from Ardee
The Turfman from Ardee
Performer: Margaret Barry, with Michael Gorman (fiddle)
2.211 Reel Old Thatched House
Mulhare's
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Jimmy Power (fiddle)
2 Reel Dinny O'Brien's
Dinny O'Brien
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Jimmy Power (fiddle)
3 Reel Farewell to Connaught
Farewell to Connacht
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Jimmy Power (fiddle)
4 Reel Fisherman's Island
Reavey's
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Jimmy Power (fiddle)
2.221 Reel Tempest
The Tempest
2 Reel Colonel Rodney
Colonel Rodney
2.231 Reel Broken Pledge
The Broken Pledge
2.241 Reel Avonmore
The Avonmore
2.251 Reel Rainy Day
A Rainy Day
2.261 JigD Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part
Happy to Meet and Sorry to Part
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Mick Flynn (flute)
2.271 Hpipe Harvest Home
The Harvest Home
Performer: Michael Gorman (fiddle), Mick Flynn (flute)
2.281 Reel Bunch of Keys
The Bunch of Keys
2 Reel Boys of Ballisodare
The Boys of Ballisadare
3 Reel Sligo Maid
The Sligo Maid
4 Reel Molloy's
Molloy's
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