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Album Details for The Purple Heather by Vincent Campbell

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Artist NameVincent Campbell
Album TitleThe Purple Heather
MusiciansVincent Campbell (fiddle)
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Cairdeas na bhFidiléirí CNF 006, 2009. A compilation from a variety of sources ranging from 1962 through 2009. Includes a lengthy biography by Rab Cherry and Dermot McLaughlin dated November 2009. Not indexed here: disc 1 track 11 (Story intro to the Fantastic Reel), disc 1 track 19 (Story intro to the Titanic Reel), disc 1 track 29 (Story intro to the Wind that Shakes the Barley), disc 1 track 35 (Story intro The Glen Man's Ramble), disc 2 track 2 (Story intro to the Back Door in Irish), disc 2 track 4 (Story intro to the Back Door in English), disc 2 track 5 (Story intro to Cailini Ard a' Ratha), disc 2 track 9 (Story intro to the Gypsy Mór's German), disc 2 track 11 (Story about James Toland and the musician's thirst), disc 2 track 14 (Story intro to Tuam na Farraige), disc 2 track 16 (Story intro to the Silver Spire), disc 2 track 18 (Story about the Tinsmith's toolkit), disc 2 track 20 (Story intro to Moll an Tiarna), disc 2 track 25 (Story intro to Síos an Bealach Mór), disc 2 track 27 (Story intro to Miss Patterson's slippers), disc 2 track 29 (Story about the Bog Oak Fiddle), disc 2 track 31 (Story intro to Jackson's reel), disc 2 track 33 (Story of the Mín a' Toitean Bull), disc 2 track 35 (Story intro to the Corn Rigs), disc 2 track 37 (Story intro to Fáscadh mo Léine - In Irish), disc 2 track 39 (Story intro to Fáscadh mo Léine - In English), disc 2 track 40 (Story intro to Muilleann na Maidí - In Irish), disc 2 track 42 (Story intro to Muilleann na Maidí - In English).

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1.11 Reel Flowing Bowl
The Wild Irishman
1.21 Reel Doon Reel
The Doon Reel
1.31 Reel Donegal Reel
The Donegal Reel
1.41 Air Tá Gleann Beag Aoibhinn in Éirinn
Tá Gleann Beag Aoibhinn in Éirinn
1.51 Reel Roaring Mary
Roaring Mary
1.61 Reel Miss McLeod
Miss MacLeod's
1.71 Reel Lucy Campbell
Lucy Campbell
1.81 Reel Caher Rua
Cathal Rua
1.91 Mzrka John Doherty's
1.101 Strath King George IV
King George IV
1.121 Reel Fantastic Reel
The Fantastic Reel
1.131 Reel Drowsy Maggie
Drowsy Maggie / Drowsey Maggie
1.141 Fling Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
1.151 Hland Laddie with the Pladdie
The Laddie with the Pladdie
1.161 Waltz Milita
The Milita
1.171 Waltz Cuckoo
The Cuckoo
1.181 Reel Newfoundland
The Newfoundland
1.201 Hland Neilie Boyle's Highland
The Titanic
1.211 BDnce Shamrock
The Shamrock
1.221 Hland Hughie McGinley's
Hughie McGinley's
1.231 Fling Louden's Bonnie Braes
Highland a' Choiligh / Highland a' Coille
1.241 Reel Pigeon on the Gate
Pigeon on the Gate
1.251 Reel Killarney Boys of Pleasure
The Gweebarra Bridge Reel / The Gweebarra Bridge
2 Reel Moving Bog
The Moving Bog
1.261 Reel Dairy Maid
Stormy Weather
1.271 Reel Shepherd's Daughter
[1st tune in a set titled:] The Merry Sisters
2 Reel Merry Sisters
[2nd tune in a set titled:] The Merry Sisters
1.281 JigSl Dever the Dancer
Mickey Doherty's / The Humours of Whiskey
1.301 Reel Wind that Shakes the Barley
The Wind that Shakes the Barley / The Wind the shakes the Barley
1.311 Air Caoineadh Aileach
Caoineadh Aileach
1.321 JigD Shores of the Lake
The Shores of the Lake
1.331 Hpipe Purple Heather
The Purple Heather
1.341 Hpipe Flowers of Edinburgh
The Flowers of Edinburgh
1.361 Reel Cliffs of Glencolumbkille
The Glen Man's Ramble
1.371 JigD Coatie Lan [cotillion]
The Coatie Lan
1.381 Hpipe Fisher's Hornpipe
1.391 Polka John Johnny Phádraig's Polka
John Johnny Phádraig's Polka / John Johnny Phádraig's
1.401 Polka Siege of Ennis
Untitled Four Part Polka
1.411 Reel Pretty Peggy
Pretty Peg
1.421 Reel Fáscadh mo Léine
Fáscadh mo Léine
1.431 Reel Mary O'the Wisp
Máire na Sop (Mary o' the Wisp)
2.11 Hpipe Flaherty's Hornpipe
John Mhósai's / [known in a pair of hornpipes called:] The Mayday / Killoran's Retreat
2.31 Hland An Doras Cúl
An Doras Cúl / The Back Door
2.61 Hland Cailíní Ard a'Rátha
Cailíní Ard a'Rátha / Cailini Ard a' Ratha
2.71 Fling Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle
2.81 Waltz Mrs. Kenny's
Mrs Kenny's [sic]
2.101 BDnce Gypsy Mór
The Gypsy Mór / The Gypsy Mór's German
2.121 Polka Paddy Catt
Paddy Catt / Da Boannie Polka
2.131 Hland Maggie Pickie
Maggie Pickie / Maggie Pickens
2.151 Hpipe Tuaim na Farraige
Tuaim na Farraige
2.171 Reel Silver Spire
The Silver Spire
2.191 Reel Oak Tree
The Oak Tree
2.211 Reel Volunteer
Mol an Tiarna (Praise the Landlord) / The Volunteer / Moll an Tiarna
2.221 March Enniskillen Dragoons
The Enniskillen Dragoons
2.231 Reel Ship Leaves the Harbour Tomorrow
The Ship leaves the Harbour Tomorrow
2.241 Air Seán McLaughlin's
Seán McLaughlin's / Sean McLaughlin's
2.261 Fling O'Flynn's Fancy
Síos an Bealach Mór
2.281 Reel Roscommon Reel
Miss Patterson's slippers
2.301 Fling Louden's Bonnie Braes
Highland á Choiligh
2.321 Reel Jackson's
Jackson's Favourite / Jackson's
2.341 March March of the Mín á Toitean Bull
The March of the Mín á Toitean Bull / The Drunken Piper
2.361 BDnce Corn Rigs
The Corn Rigs
2.381 Reel Fáscadh mo Léine
Fáscadh mo Léine
2 Reel Silver Spire
The Silver Spire
2.411 Reel Mil na Maidí
Muileann na Maidí / Muilleann na Maidí
2.431 Reel Dublin Reel
The Cock's Tail
2 Reel Newfoundland
The Newfoundland Reel / The Newfoundland
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