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Album Contents: Bráithre an Óil by Monks of the Screw

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Artist NameMonks of the Screw
Album TitleBráithre an Óil
MusiciansTimmy O Connor (accordion), Paudy Scully (flute), John Drew (mandocello), Tim Browne (bouzouki)
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[Self-published] MKS001, n.d. Recorded at "Carrigdown Recording Studio," presumably in Co. Cork. The copy indexed here is a digital copy via Tim Browne of the original cassette publication, including a copy of the original liner notes. Although no dates are revealed on that material, various other websites cite 1991 as the date of publication.

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A.11 Polka Cascade
Cascade (An t-Eas)
Performer: Timmy (accordion)
2 Polka Newmarket
Billy Mahonys [sic]
A.21 JigD Down the Back Lane
Down the back lane (Siar An Cul Sraide)
2 JigD Gander in the Pratie Hole
The gander in the praty hole (An Gandal Sa Pholl Pratai)
A.31 Hpipe Cuckoo's Nest
The cuckoos nest [sic] (Nead Na Cuaiche)
Performer: Timmy (accordion)
2 Hpipe Tom Billy's
Tom Billys
A.41 Polka Taureen Derby Polka
Toureendarby Polka
2 Polka Brogeen
The Brogeen (An Brogin)
A.51 Waltz Ger Dan Mac's
Ger Dan Mac's
2 Waltz Pull Down the Blinds
Pull down the blinds (Tarraing anuas an dallog)
A.61 Reel Durang's Hornpipe
2 Reel Clogger's Quilt
Blossom Time Reel (Ril aimsir an blath)
A.71 Slide Johnny Mickys [sic for Johnny Mickey's]
Johnny Mickys [sic]
Performer: Timmy (accordion)
2 Slide Echoes of Killarney
The Drake (An Bardal)
A.81 JigD Connie the Soldier
Conny the Soldier
Performer: Paudy (flute)
2 JigD Connie the Soldier
Conny the Soldier
3 JigD House in the Glen
The house in the glen (An tig sa gleann)
B.11 JigD Farewell to Ballinahulla
Farewell to Ballinahulla (Slan le Baile na hOlla)
Performer: Paudy (flute)
2 JigD Hare in the Corn
Art O'Keeffes [sic]
B.21 Reel Reconciliation
The Reconciliation (An Reiteach)
2 Reel Mist of Sliabh Luachra
The Mist of Sliabh Luachra (Ceobhran Sliabh Luachra)
B.31 Hpipe Grand Old Man
The Grand Old Man (An Seanfhear Galanta)
Performer: 1st time Tim (bouzouki)
2 BDnce Gypsy Princess
The Gypsy Princess (An Banfhlaith Glofogach)
B.41 Polka Daly's Mill
Dalys Mill [sic] (Muileann Ui Dalaigh)
2 Polka Mountvara Bridge
Mountvara Bridge (Droichead Sliabh Vara)
B.51 JigD John Shines
John Shines [sic]
Performer: Timmy (accordion)
2 JigD Bill Sullivans Fancy
Bill Sullivans [sic] Fancy
B.61 Waltz Tom Billys [Tom Billy's]
Tom Billys [sic]
Performer: 1st time Paudy (flute)
2 Waltz Johnny Mickys [Johnny Mickey's]
Johnny Mickys [sic]
B.71 JigD Mylons Rock [Mylon's Rock]
Mylons Rock [sic]
2 JigD Leg of the Duck
The leg of the duck
B.81 Polka Old One
The Cuban
Performer: 1st time Tim (bouzouki)
2 Polka Jack Sweeney's
Con Tadhgo's
B.91 Slide Man from Glountane
Johnny Mickys [sic]
2 Slide Johnny Mickys
Johnny Mickys [sic]
Performer: 1st time Timmy (accordion)
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