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Album Details for Oldtime Records. Vol. 1. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from the 1920's and 1930's

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Album TitleOldtime Records. Vol. 1. U.S. Recordings. Traditional Irish Recordings from the 1920's and 1930's
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Oldtime Records OTR 101, 2006. Copies of 78rpm records with original recording dates ranging from March 1920 through June 1939. Notes by Gerry Clarke and Emmett Gill. Not indexed here: track 9 (You Can't Keep a Good Man Down), 1st and 3rd untitled song-airs in track 16 (Innisfail Special).

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11 BDnce James Gannon's
[1st tune in a set titled:] Barn Dance Medley
Performer: Louis E. Quinn and His Shamrock Minstrels: Louis E. Quinn (fiddle), James O'Beirne (fiddle)
2 BDnce [untitled]
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Barn Dance Medley
Performer: Louis E. Quinn and His Shamrock Minstrels: Louis E. Quinn (fiddle), James O'Beirne (fiddle)
3 BDnce Belle of the Ball
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Barn Dance Medley
Performer: Louis E. Quinn and His Shamrock Minstrels: Louis E. Quinn (fiddle), James O'Beirne (fiddle), Patrick Lynch (accordion)
21 JigD Rakes of Kildare
[1st tune in a set titled:] Rakes of Kildare
Performer: Flanagan Brothers: Joe Flanagan (accordion), Mike Flanagan (banjo)
2 JigD Irish Washerwoman
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Rakes of Kildare / [title given for this particular tune:] Irish Washerwoman
Performer: Flanagan Brothers: Joe Flanagan (accordion), Mike Flanagan (banjo)
31 Polka Girl I Left Behind Me
The Girl I Left Behind Me
Performer: Flanagan Brothers: Joe Flanagan (accordion), Mike Flanagan (banjo)
41 Reel Fermoy Lasses
[1st tune in a set titled:] Reels of Mullinvate / [title given for this particular tune:] The Fermoy Lasses
Performer: John McKenna (whistle), then with Michael Gaffney (lilting, banjo-mandolin)
2 Reel Duke of Leinster
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Reels of Mullinvate / [title given for this particular tune:] The Duke of Leinster
Performer: John McKenna (whistle), Michael Gaffney (banjo-mandolin)
51 JigD Kitty Come Over
[1st tune in a set titled:] Sarsfield Lilt
Performer: Flanagan Brothers: Joe Flanagan (accordion), Mike Flanagan (banjo)
2 JigD Conlon's Jig
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Sarsfield Lilt
Performer: Flanagan Brothers: Joe Flanagan (accordion), Mike Flanagan (banjo)
3 JigD Sergeant Early's
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Sarsfield Lilt
Performer: Flanagan Brothers: Joe Flanagan (accordion), Mike Flanagan (banjo)
61 Reel Merry Harriers
[1st of 3 tunes in a set that lists only 2 titles:] "The Merry Harriers / Old Maids of Galway" / [presumably intended title:] Merry Harriers
Performer: Martin Beirne and Orchestra: Martin Beirne (pipes), John Mulvihill (fiddle), John Griffin or James Darcy (flute), Billy McElligott (accordion)
2 Reel Old Maids of Galway
[2nd of 3 tunes in a set that lists only 2 titles:] "The Merry Harriers / Old Maids of Galway" / [presumably intended title:] Old Maids of Galway
Performer: Martin Beirne and Orchestra: Martin Beirne (pipes), John Mulvihill (fiddle), John Griffin or James Darcy (flute), Billy McElligott (accordion)
3 Reel Boy in the Gap
[3rd of 3 tunes in a set that lists only 2 titles:] "The Merry Harriers / Old Maids of Galway" / [title given for this tune in liner notes:] The Boy in the Gap
Performer: Martin Beirne and Orchestra: Martin Beirne (pipes), John Mulvihill (fiddle), John Griffin or James Darcy (flute), Billy McElligott (accordion)
71 Reel Heather Breeze
The Heathr'y Breeze [sic]
Performer: P. J. Conlon (melodeon)
81 Reel Kiss the Maid behind the Barrel
The Barmaids / Kiss the Maid Behind the Barrel
Performer: James Darcy (flute), John Mulvihill (fiddle)
2 Reel Milliner's Daughter
The Milliner's Daughter
Performer: James Darcy (flute), John Mulvihill (fiddle)
101 JigD Apples in Winter
Apples in Winter
Performer: James Morrison (fiddle)
2 JigD Frieze Breeches
Friar's Britches
Performer: James Morrison (fiddle)
111 Fling [untitled]
[1st tune in a set titled:] The Drummer Boy
Performer: Four Provinces Orchestra: probably John McCormick or John Kennedy (fiddle), unknown (banjo)
2 Fling [untitled]
[2nd tune in a set titled:] The Drummer Boy
Performer: Four Provinces Orchestra: probably John McCormick or John Kennedy (fiddle), unknown (banjo)
121 Reel Down the Broom
Down the Broom
Performer: Paddy Killoran (fiddle)
2 Reel Gatehouse Maid
The Gatehouse Maid
Performer: Paddy Killoran (fiddle)
131 Hpipe Stack of Barley
[1st tune in a set titled:] Stack of Barley Medley
Performer: Louis E. Quinn and His Shamrock Minstrels: Louis E. Quinn (fiddle), James O'Beirne (fiddle), Patrick Lynch (accordion)
2 Hpipe Friendly Visit
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Stack of Barley Medley
Performer: Louis E. Quinn and His Shamrock Minstrels: Louis E. Quinn (fiddle), James O'Beirne (fiddle), Patrick Lynch (accordion)
141 JigD Cherish the Ladies
Cherish the Ladies
Performer: Patrick Killoran and His Pride of Erin Orchestra: Paddy Killoran (fiddle), Paddy Sweeney (fiddle), unknown (accordion, saxophone, banjo)
151 Reel Pigeon on the Gate
[1st tune in a set titled:] Pigeon on the Gate
Performer: Hugh Gillespie (fiddle)
2 Reel Woman of the House
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Pigeon on the Gate
Performer: Hugh Gillespie (fiddle)
162 Polka Rakes of Mallow
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Innisfail Special / [title given for this particular tune:] Rakes of Mallow
Performer: Innisfail Irish Orchestra
171 JigD Sweet Biddy Daly
[1st tune in a set titled:] Sweet Biddy Daly
Performer: William Quinn and His Dublin Orchestra
2 JigD Champion
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Sweet Biddy Daly
Performer: William Quinn and His Dublin Orchestra
181 Song Pat O'Hara
Pat O'Hara
Performer: Frank Quinn (vocals, fiddle)
191 Hpipe Wicklow Hornpipe
[1st tune in a set titled:] Bells of Athenry / [title given for this particular tune:] The Wicklow Hornpipe
Performer: Mike Flanagan (banjo)
2 Hpipe [untitled]
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Bells of Athenry
Performer: Mike Flanagan (banjo)
201 Reel Swallow's Tail
[1st tune in a set titled:] Irish Reels / [presumably mistitled by the reissue editors:] The Sligo Maid
Performer: Tom Ennis (pipes)
2 Reel Maid behind the Bar
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Irish Reels / [title given for this particular tune:] The Maid Behind the Bar
Performer: Tom Ennis (pipes)
3 Reel Fermoy Lasses
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Irish Reels / [title given for this particular tune:] The Fermoy Lasses
Performer: Tom Ennis (pipes)
211 JigD Father O'Flynn
[1st tune in a set titled:] Medley of Jigs / [title given for this particular tune:] Father O'Flynn
Performer: K. Scanlon (fiddle)
2 JigD Irish Washerwoman
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Medley of Jigs / [title given for this particular tune:] The Irish Washerwoman
Performer: K. Scanlon (fiddle)
3 JigD Haste to the Wedding
[3rd tune in a set titled:] Medley of Jigs / [title given for this particular tune:] Haste to the Wedding
Performer: K. Scanlon (fiddle)
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Song My Wild Irish Rose
My Wild Irish Rose
Performer: O'Leary's Irish Minstrels with John Riley: John Riley (vocals), probably Joseph S. Leary (fiddle)
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