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Album Details for Rarities and Old Favorites 1949-1993 by Micho Russell

Basic album data
Artist NameMicho Russell
Album TitleRarities and Old Favorites 1949-1993
MusiciansMicho Russell (whistle, flute, vocals)
Source and
other information
The Pennywhistler's Press PWCD 80007, 2015. Double CD package. A compilation of field and studio recordings dating between 5 November 1949 and 19 November 1993. Released at the Russell Brothers Weekend, Doolin, Co. Clare, 27 February–1 March 2015, according to an e-mail to me from Bill Ochs, 13 May 2015.

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1.11 Reel Boil the Breakfast Early
Boil the Breakfast Early
Performer: (Eb piccolo)
1.21 JigD Connie the Soldier
The Battle of Fontenoy
Performer: (C whistle)
1.31 Reel Kitty Jones' Reel
Kitty Jones' Reel
Performer: (Eb flute), with Cathal McConnell (Eb whistle)
1.41
(0:51)
Reel Divide the Cally Fair
Divide the Cally Fair
Performer: (C# whistle)
1.51 Song Barber
The Barber
Performer: (vocals)
1.61 Reel Boys of the Lake
The Boys of the Lake
Performer: (flute), with Willie Shannon (fiddle), Paddy Killourhy (fiddle)
1.71 Reel Boys of the Lake
The Boys of the Lake
Performer: (Eb flute)
1.81 March Boyne Water
The Boyne Water
Performer: (Eb whistle)
2 March Battle of Aughrim
The Battle of Aughrim
Performer: (Eb whistle)
1.91 JigD Butcher's March
When Sick Old Hag is it Tea You Want? or The Butcher's March [sic]
Performer: (whistle)
1.101 Reel Rose in the Garden
Thaidgh a Rún
Performer: (Eb whistle)
1.111 Reel Flogging Reel
The Floggin' Reel
Performer: (Eb whistle)
1.121 JigD Three Little Drummers
The Ten-Penny Bit
Performer: (whistle), with Gussie Russell (whistle)
1.131 Song An Páistín Fionn
[1st tune in a set titled:] The Fair-Haired Child
Performer: (vocals)
2 Song An Páistín Fionn
[2nd tune in a set titled:] The Fair-Haired Child
Performer: (C# whistle)
1.141 Polka Four Posts of the Bed
The Four Posts of the Bed
Performer: (C# whistle)
1.151 Reel Old Concertina Reel
The Concertina Reel
Performer: (F whistle)
1.161
(0:21)
Reel Four Courts
The Repeal of the Union or The Four Courts of Dublin
Performer: (Eb whistle)
1.171 JigD Connaughtman's Rambles
The Connachtman's Rambles
Performer: (whistle)
1.181 Hpipe Harvest Home
The Harvest Home
Performer: (whistle)
2 Hpipe Home Brew
The Home Brew
Performer: (whistle)
1.191 Reel College Groves
The College Groves
Performer: (Eb whistle)
2 Reel Dairy Maid
The Dairy Maid
Performer: (Eb whistle)
1.201 Reel Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve
Performer: (flute)
1.211 SgJig Four Posts of the Bed
The Four Posts of the Bed
Performer: (flute), with Willie Shannon (fiddle)
1.221 Reel Honeymoon
The Maid that Left the County
Performer: (whistle)
1.231 Slide Road to Lisdoonvarna
The Road to Lisdoonvarna
Performer: (whistle)
2 Air Dark Lochnagar
Dark Lochnagar
Performer: (whistle)
3 Reel Patsy Campbell's Reel
Patsy Campbell's
Performer: (whistle)
1.241 Reel Green Groves of Erin
The Green Groves of Erin
Performer: (F whistle)
2 Reel Ivy Leaf
The Ivy Leaf
Performer: (F whistle)
1.251 Song Well of Spring Water
The Well of Spring Water
Performer: (vocals)
1.261 Reel Wind that Shakes the Barley
The Wind that Shakes the Barley
Performer: (Eb whistle)
2.11 JigSl Rocky Road to Dublin
The Rocky Road to Dublin
Performer: (whistle)
2 Reel Dublin Reel
The Dublin Reel
Performer: (whistle)
3 Reel Pretty Girls of Mayo
Top of the Morning
Performer: (whistle)
2.21 Slide Billy O'Rourke Is the Boy
Lilting (The North Road to Tralee)
Performer: (lilting)
2.31 Reel Mary McMahon
Mary MacMahon
Performer: (whistle), with Gussie Russell (whistle)
2.41 Reel Wheels of the World
The Wheels of the World
Performer: (whistle)
2.51 Slide Micko Russell's Slide
An Old Jig from Murroogh (The Clare Slide)
Performer: (Eb flute)
2.61
(0:37)
Song In Our Own Dear Land
In Our Own Dear Land
Performer: (vocals)
2.71 SgJig An Bóithrín Cam
Joe Byrne's Jig
Performer: (whistle)
2.81
(0:23)
Reel Tom Baun's Reel
Tom Baun's Reel
Performer: (whistle)
2.91 Reel Jenny Picking Cockles
Jenny Picking Cockles
Performer: (whistle)
2.101 JigD Little Black Pig
The Little Black Pig
Performer: (Eb flute)
2.111 Reel Road to Lisdoonvarna
All the Ways to Galway
Performer: (F whistle)
2.121 Polka Leather Away with the Wattle O
Leather Away the Wattle O
Performer: (whistle), with Gussie Russell (whistle)
2.131 Hpipe High Level
The High Level
Performer: (Eb whistle)
2.141 JigD Cliffs of Moher
The Cliffs of Moher
Performer: (Eb whistle)
2 JigD Piper's Chair
The Pipers' Chair
Performer: (whistle)
2.151 Song St. Kevin in Glendalough
St. Kevin in Glendalough
Performer: (vocals)
2.161 Reel Pigeon on the Gate
The Pigeon on the Gate
Performer: (Eb whistle)
2 Reel Stony Steps
The Stoney Steps
Performer: (Eb whistle)
2.171 Polka Katie Moloney's Polka
Katie Moloney's Polka
Performer: (C# whistle)
2 Polka Lisdoonvarna Polka
The Lisdoonvarna Polka
Performer: (C# whistle)
2.181 Reel Ríl Bheag Bhaile na nUan
Ríl Bheag Bhaile na nUan
Performer: (Eb whistle)
2.191 SgJig She Hasn't the Knack She Thought She Had
She Hasn't the Knack She Thought She Had
Performer: (C# whistle)
2 Slide Cumann na mBan Is Dead and Gone
The Cumann na mBan is Dead and Gone [sic]
Performer: (C# whistle)
2.201 Song Old Ballymoe
Old Ballymoe
Performer: (vocals)
2.211 Reel Old Bush
The Old Bush
Performer: (Eb whistle)
2 Reel Galtee Reel
Camden Town
Performer: (Eb whistle)
2.221 Hpipe Red-Haired Boy
The Red-Haired Boy
Performer: (whistle)
2.231 Reel Rainy Day
[1st tune in a set titled:] The Names I've Forgotten / [title given for this particular tune:] The Rainy Day
Performer: (Eb whistle)
2 Reel Union Reel
[2nd tune in a set titled:] The Names I've Forgotten / [title given for this particular tune:] The Union Reel
Performer: (Eb whistle)
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