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Album Details for The McDonaghs of Ballinafad and Friends Play Traditional Music of Sligo

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Artist Namevarious
Album TitleThe McDonaghs of Ballinafad and Friends Play Traditional Music of Sligo
MusiciansLarry McDonagh (flute, fiddle), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle), Michael Daly (flute), Paddy Ryan (fiddle), Tom Harte (bodhrán)
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Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann CL53, n.d. Recorded in various informal settings in the 1960s in Ballinafad, Corrigeenroe, and Keadue, Co. Sligo. Released approximately in 2000, given that this review in Musical Traditions is dated 8 December 2000.

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11 Reel Tom Ward's Downfall
Tom Ward's Downfall
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
21 Reel Mullingar Races
The Mullingar Races
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
31 Polka Ballinafad Polka
The Ballinafad Polka
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
41 Reel Jackie Coleman's
Jackie Coleman's
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
51 Reel McFadden's
McFadden's
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
2 Reel Blackberry Blossom
The Blackberry Blossom
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
61 JigD Butcher's March
The Butcher's March
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
71 Reel Morning Dew
The Morning Dew
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
81 Reel Templehouse
The Templehouse
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
91 JigD Scatter the Mud
Scatter the Mud
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Micheal Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
101 Reel Lady on the Island
The Lady on the Island
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
111 Reel Lord McDonald's
Lord McDonald
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
121 JigD Richard Brennan's
Richard Brennan's
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
131 Reel Down the Broom
Down the Broom
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
141 Reel Wind that Shakes the Barley
The Wind that Shakes the Barley
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
151 JigD Rambling Pitchfork
The Rambling Pitchfork
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
161 Reel Maggie on the Shore
Larry McDonagh's Reel
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute)
171 Reel Ah Surely
Ah, Surely
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
181 Reel Boyne Hunt
The Boyne Hunt
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
2 Reel Drowsy Maggie
Drowsy Maggie
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
191 Reel Miss McLeod
Miss McLeod's Reel
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Daly (flute)
201 JigD Saddle the Pony
Saddle the Pony
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
211 Reel Ravelled Hank of Yarn
The Ravelled Hank of Yarn
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Micheal Daly (flute)
221 Reel Fermoy Lasses
The Fermoy Lassies
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute) Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Michael Daly (flute), Paddy Ryan (fiddle)
231 Reel Dublin Reel
The Dublin Reel
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
241 JigD Brendan Tonra's
Brendan Tonra's Jig
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (flute), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
251 Reel Boys of Ballisodare
The Boys of Ballisodare
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
261 Reel Ladies' Pantalettes
The Ladies' Pantalettes
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
271 Piece Harper's Tune, A
A Harper's Tune
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
281 Reel Copperplate
The Copper Plate
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Michael Daly (flute)
291 Reel Coleman's Cross
Coleman's Cross
Performer: Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
301 JigD Leitrim Jig
The Leitrim Jig
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
311 Reel Heather Breeze
The Heather Breeze
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
321 Reel Billy Brocker's
Billy Brocken's [sic]
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
331 JigD Killavil Jig
The Killavil Jig
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Paddy Ryan (fiddle)
341 Reel Sailor on the Rock
The Sailor on the Rock
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
351 Slide Larry McDonagh's Jig
Larry McDonagh's Jig
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute)
361 Reel Tinker's Stick
The Tinker's Stick
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Micheal Joe McDonagh (fiddle)
371 Reel Martin Wynne's
Martin Wynne's Reel
Performer: Larry McDonagh (flute), Michael Joe McDonagh (fiddle), Tommy Flynn (fiddle)
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