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Album Contents: Music for Set Dancing and Listening by Shaskeen

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Artist NameShaskeen
Album TitleMusic for Set Dancing and Listening
MusiciansTom Cussen (banjo, mandolin), Benny O'Connor (drums, bodhrán, bongos), Seán Conway (flute, whistle, guitar), Eamonn Cotter (flute), Mike Fahy (guitar), Charlie Harris (accordion), Geraldine Cotter (piano), Carl Hession (piano)
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Trend Studios CDFA 3502/6, 1997. Recorded in Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare (tracks 2 to 17) and Headford, Co. Galway (remainder). This album turned out to be the first in a series of Shaskeen albums titled "Music for Set Dancing." Tracks 1-6: "The Caledonian Set." Tracks 7-11: "The Galway Set." Tracks 12-14: "The Aran Set." Tracks 15-18: "The Connemara Set."

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11 Reel Volunteer
The Volunteer
2 Reel Ships Are Sailing
The Ships are Sailing [sic]
21 Reel Trip to Durrow
The Trip to Durrow
31 Reel Farewell to Connaught
Farewell to Connacht
2 Reel Bank of Ireland
Bank of Ireland
3 Reel Galway Rambler
The Galway Rambler
41 JigD Banks of Newfoundland
Banks of Newfoundland
2 JigD Ladies of Carrick
Mysteries of Knock
3 JigD Paddy O'Rafferty
Paidín O'Rafferty [sic]
51 Reel Pigeon on the Gate
Pigeon on the Gate
2 Reel Foxhunter's Reel
Foxhunters [sic]
61 Hpipe Wicklow Hornpipe
The Wicklow Hornpipe
2 Hpipe Murphy's Hornpipe
Murphys [sic]
71 Reel Humours of Tulla
The Humours of Tulla
81 Reel Rolling in the Ryegrass
Rolling in the Ryegrass
91 Reel Banshee
McMahons [sic]
101 JigD Maloney's Wife
Maloney's Wife
111 Reel Tear the Calico
Tear the Calico
121 Reel Copperplate
[1st tune in a set titled:] The Copperplates
2 Reel Old Copperplate
[2nd tune in a set titled:] The Copperplates
131 Reel Crowley's No. 1
Crowleys [sic]
2 Reel Lord McDonald's
Lord McDonald
3 Reel Cameronian Reel
4 Reel Boys of Ballisodare
Boys of Ballisodare
141 Polka Johnnie Mickey's
Johnny Mickey's
151 Reel Eel in the Sink
Eel in the Sink
2 Reel Mullingar Races
Mullingar Races
3 Reel Sheehan's
Sheehans [sic]
161 Reel Tarbolton
2 Reel Longford Collector
The Longford Collector
3 Reel Sailor's Bonnet
The Sailors Bonnet [sic]
171 Reel Shaskeen
2 Reel Lady Anne Montgomery
Lady Ann Montgomery
3 Reel Maud Miller
Maud Millar
181 Polka Magic Slipper
The Magic Slipper
191 JigD Joy of My Life
The Joys of Life
2 JigD Morrison's Jig
201 Reel Boy in the Boat
The Boy in the Boat
2 Reel Anderson's Reel
211 BDnce [untitled]
[1st tune in a set titled:] The Ballroom Favourites
2 BDnce Ballroom Favourite #2
[2nd tune in a set titled:] The Ballroom Favourites
221 Reel Turnpike Gate
The Turnpike Gate
Performer: Tom Cussen (banjo)
2 Reel Killavil Fancy
The £10 Float
Performer: Tom Cussen (banjo)
231 JigD Banks of Lough Gowna
The Banks of Lough Gowna
Performer: Tom Cussen (mandolin)
2 Reel John Brennan's
John Brennan's
3 Reel Travers' Reel
The Sligo Reel
241 Reel Morning Dew
Morning Dew
2 Reel Cooley's
3 Reel Earl's Chair
Earl's Chair
251 Hpipe McCarthy's
Performer: Charlie Harris (accordion)
2 Hpipe Lawson's
Performer: Charlie Harris (accordion)
261 JigD Strike the Gay Harp
Strike the Gay Harp
2 JigD Legacy
Tailor's Wedding
271 Reel Bells of Tipperary
The New Policeman
Performer: Seán Conway (Bb whistle)
2 Reel London Lasses
The London Lasses
Performer: Seán Conway (Bb whistle)
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