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Album Contents: The Truckley Howl by John Blake, Mairéad Hurley, Nathan Gourley

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Artist NameJohn Blake, Mairéad Hurley, Nathan Gourley
Album TitleThe Truckley Howl
MusiciansJohn Blake (guitar, flute, piano), Mairéad Hurley (concertina), Nathan Gourley (fiddle, guitar)
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[Self-published], 2016. Recorded in Catskill, New York, USA. According to messages from Nathan Gourley 11 January 2017, "Did basically the whole album in one day," around the weekend of July 9-10, 2016. "Blakey added piano and flute tracks a bit later but that's when all the melody went down I think." Launched 11 November 2016 in Dublin according to this Facebook post accessed 10 January 2017.

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11 Reel Graf Spee
The Grand Spy / The Graf Spey
2 Reel McFadden's Own Reel
McFadden's Own
21 JigD Shoemaker's Fancy
The Shoemaker's Fancy
2 JigD Clare Shout
The Clare Shout
31 Hpipe Lad O'Beirne's
Louis Quinn's
2 Hpipe Spellan's Fiddle
Spellan the Fiddler
41 Reel Tom Moyland's Frolic
Tom Moylan's Frolics
2 Reel Papa's Pet
Papa's Pet
3 Reel Spike Island Lassies
The Spike Island Lasses
51 Polka Willie's Polka
Champagne Charlie / Jumping Charlie
2 JigD Patsy Geary's
The Horseshoe
3 Reel Bill Harte's
Bill Harte's
61 Reel Dogs among the Bushes
The Dogs Among the Bushes [sic]
Performer: Nathan (fiddle)
2 Reel John Kelly's College Groves
John Kelly's College Groves
Performer: Nathan (fiddle)
3 Reel Whistling Postman
The Whistling Postman
Performer: Nathan (fiddle)
71 JigD Jimmy Neary's
By Golly
Performer: with John (flute)
2 JigD Humours of Rahey
The Humours of Rahey
Performer: with John (flute)
81 Hpipe Post Office
The Post Office
2 Hpipe Quilty
The Mountain Top
Performer: with John (flute)
91 Reel Ah Surely
Ah Surely
Performer: John (Eb flute)
2 Reel Copperplate
The Copperplate
Performer: John (Eb flute)
101 Waltz Spanish Fandango
The Spanish Fandango
111 Reel Miss McDonald
Miss McDonald's
2 Reel Caha Mountains
John Dwyer's
121 Air O'Rahilly's Grave
O'Rahilly's Grave
Performer: Mairéad (concertina)
2 Reel Follow Me Down
Paddy Mills'
Performer: Mairéad (concertina)
131 JigD Furze in Bloom
The Furze in Bloom
2 JigD Tumble the Tinker
Tumble the Tinker
141 Hpipe Stage
The Stage
2 Reel Johnny Cronin's Reel
Johnny Cronin's
3 Reel Flax in Bloom
The Flax in Bloom
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