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Album Contents: Sunny Spells and Scattered Showers by Solas

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Artist NameSolas
Album TitleSunny Spells and Scattered Showers
MusiciansKaran Casey (vocals), John Doyle (guitar, mandocello, vocals), Seamus Egan (flute, banjo, whistle, mandolin, guitar, bodhrán, percussion), Winifred Horan (fiddle), John Williams (accordion, concertina), with John Anthony (bodhrán, percussion)
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Shanachie 78010, 1997. Printed lyrics and translations included for all songs. Released on 20 May 1997. Not indexed here: track 8 ("Song of the Kelpie"), track 11 ("Vanished Like the Snow").

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11 Song Wind that Shakes the Barley
The Wind that Shakes the Barley
21 Reel Big Reel of Ballynacally
The Big Reel of Ballynacally
Performer: 1st time Seamus (banjo), 2nd time John W. (accordion)
2 Reel High Hill
The High Hill
3 Reel Road to Lisdoonvarna
Flash away the Pressing Gang
31 Song Aililiú na Gamhna
Aililiú na Gamhna
41 JigD Tom Busby's
Tom Busby's
2 JigD Lost and Found
James O'Byrne's
3 SgJig Four Posts of the Bed
The Four Posts of the Bed
51 Reel Paddy Taylor's
Paddy Taylors [sic]
2 Reel McFadden's Handsome Daughter
McFadden's Handsome Daughter
Performer: Seamus (banjo)
3 Hpipe Irish American
The Narrowback
Performer: John W. (accordion)
4 Reel Frank's Reel
Frank's Reel
Performer: Winifred (fiddle)
5 Reel Esther's Reel
Esther's Reel
61 Song Unquiet Grave
The Unquiet Grave
71 Song Maid on the Shore
The Maid on the Shore
91 JigD Mom's Jig
Mom's Jig
2 JigD Bill Nicholson's 67th
Bill Nicholson's 67th
101 Fling Primrose Lass
The Primrose Lass
Performer: 1st time Seamus (flute)
2 Reel Molly from Longford
Molly from Longford
3 Reel Four Kisses
The Four Kisses
121 BDnce Kilnamona Barn Dance
The Kilnamona Barndance
Performer: John W. (concertina)
2 Reel Pay the Girl Her Fourpence
Give the Girl Her Fourpence
3 Reel My Mary Anne
My Maryanne
131 Song Adieu Lovely Nancy
Adieu Lovely Nancy
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