Echoes Of Erin

By The Tulla Ceili Band

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“Tulla Ceili Band” - good resources and a good read - - -

http://www.setdancingnews.net/
http://www.setdancingnews.net/news/bands.lp#Menu
http://www.setdancingnews.net/news/bands.lp#Tulla

"The Tulla Ceili Band" by Chris Keane, 1998

Other relevant links:

The Tulla at 50
http://mag.irish-music.net/BckIssue/9606Jun/Tulla.htm

P.J. Hayes: Fifty Years with the Tulla Ceili Band
interview by Peter Anick
http://www.irishfiddle.com/pj_hayes_interview.html - excerpt

Paddy & Patrick Joseph (Paddy Canny & P.J. Hayes)
http://www.gannetschool.it/leggendoquaela29in.htm

Profile: Paddy Canny
http://www.support-your-local-busker.com/pieces/paddyCanny.html

Joe Cooley (1924 - 73)
http://www.iol.ie/~ronolan/cooley.html

The Tulla Ceili Band - some on the roster:

The recording made for ‘Dublin Records’ in 1958 took 90 minutes… Any corrections or clarity added to the following is very welcome…

Garda Bert McNulty - fiddle (founding member)
P.J. (Patrick Joseph) Hayes - fiddle (1957 AI)
Paddy Canny - fiddle (1957 AI)
John O’Shaughnessy - fiddle
Dr. Bill Loughnane - fiddle
Miss Aggie Whyte - fiddle
Bobby Casey - fiddle

Martin Mulhaire - melodeon (1958 recording)
Joe McNamara - melodeon (1957 AI)
Paddy McNamara - melodeon (1957 AI)
Joe Cooley - melodeon

Peter O’Loughlin - flute (1957 AI)
Michael Preston - flute
Jack Murphy - flute
Paddy O’Donohue - flute
James O’Donohue - flute

Willie Clancy - pipes

Seamus Cooley - banjo

John Keane - drums (1958 recording, 1953 their first drummer)

Miss Theresa Tubridy - piano (1946 founding member, left in ‘47)
John Reid - piano/fiddle (1957 AI & 1958 recording, leader from ‘47)

Track 3: “The Kilfenora Jig” ~ not the set, only the 5-part jig…

#2-of-3 in Kilfenora Ceili Band Set, 50’s
Key signature: D Major
Submitted on September 4th 2002 by Bannerman.
https://thesession.org/tunes/949

Fantastic

Try sitting still while listening to this…the only thing with as much groove as these guys had would be the lahawns.

Alias….

Also known as :
"The Tulla Ceili Band - Winners of the All-Ireland Championship"
on the "Shamrock Souvenir Records" label SLP 903.
"Featuring an enchanting selection of Irish dance music".

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Players on this recording…

..from sleeve notes :
Fiddles - P.J. Hayes - John O’Shaughnessy - Dr. Bill Loughnane.
Flute - Michael Preston
Accordion - Martin Mulhaire
Banjo - Seamus Cooley
Piano - John Reid
Drums - John Keane

Track 5 is an accordion solo by Martin Mulhaire.

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Thanks Kenny, appreciated. I hadn’t that information, though I do have a commercial recording of this.