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Album Contents: Cold Blow and the Rainy Night by Planxty

Basic album data
Artist NamePlanxty
Album TitleCold Blow and the Rainy Night
MusiciansLiam O'Flynn (pipes, whistle), Andy Irvine (mandolin, mandola, hurdy gurdy, dulcimer), Christy Moore (guitar, bodhrán, harmonium), Johnny Moynihan (bouzouki, fiddle, whistle), with Donal Lunny (guitar, bouzouki, portative organ, bodhrán)
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Shanachie 79011, 1989. Remastered reissue of Polydor 2383-301, 1974. Recorded in Whitechapel, London, England in August 1974 according to indirectly sourced quotations from a 2006 book "The Humours of Planxty" by Leagues O'Toole. Not indexed here: track 3 (Cold Blow and the Rainy Night), track 6 (Báneasá's Green Glade aka Báneasá's Green Blade, Mominsko Horo).

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11 Hpipe Johnny Cope
[1st tune in a set titled:] Johnny Cope
Performer: Andy (vocals)
2 Hpipe Johnny Cope
[2nd tune in a set titled:] Johnny Cope
Performer: Liam (C pipes)
21 Polka Denis Murphy's Polka
Dennis Murphy's Polka
Performer: Andy (mandolin), Donal (bouzouki)
2 Polka £42 Cheque
The £42 Cheque
3 Polka John Ryan's Polka
John Ryan's Polka
41 Song "P" Stands for Paddy, I Suppose
"P" Stands for Paddy, I Suppose
Performer: Johnny (vocals)
51 Reel Old Torn Petticoat
The Old Torn Petticoat
Performer: 1st time Liam (pipes)
2 Reel Dublin Reel
The Dublin Reel
3 Reel Wind that Shakes the Barley
The Wind That Shakes the Barley [sic]
71 Song Little Drummer
The Little Drummer
81 Song Lakes of Pontchartrain
The Lakes of Pontchartrain
Performer: Christy (lead vocals)
91 Slide Rathawaun
The Hare in the Corn
Performer: (whistles)
2 JigD Kitty Lie Over
[1st tune in arrangement:] The Frost is all Over [sic]
3 JigD Frost Is All Over
[partially appears in arrangement:] The Frost is all Over [sic]
4 JigD Gander in the Pratie Hole
The Gander in the Pratie Hole
Performer: 1st time Liam O'Flynn (pipes)
101 Song Green Fields of Canada
The Green Fields of Canada
Performer: Andy (vocals)
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