Ireland’s Harvest : A Tribute To The Golden Years Of Music In Irish America

By Joe Derrane, Frankie Gavin And Brian McGrath

  1. The Minstrel Boy
    God Save Ireland
    The Mountains Of Pomeroy
  2. Andy McGann’s
    George White’s Favourite
  3. The Tarbolton
    The Longford Collector
    The Sailor’s Bonnet
  4. Happy To Meet And Sorry To Part
    Contentment Is Wealth
    The Butcher’s March
  5. Sean Sa Cheo
    Ah, Surely
  6. The Tailor’s Twist
    The Dublin
    Thomond Bridge
  7. The Union
  8. The Merry Blacksmith
    The Limestone Rock
  9. The Bucks Of Oranmore
  10. Cloonloughlin Lady
    The Mathematician
  11. McGovern’s Favourite
    The Mullingar Races
  12. Off She Goes
  13. The Spey In Spate
    The Man Of The House
  14. The Friendly Visit
    The Stack Of Wheat
    The Gypsy
  15. The Boys Of The Lough
    Music In The Glen
  16. Inisheer
    Custom Gap
    Kevin Mahon’s
  17. Amhran Na BhFiann
  18. Peter Feeney’s Dream
    The Flower Of The Flock

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Ireland’s Harvest

The Irish music community owes a huge debt of gratitude to Mapleshade, a small record label with BIG vision, for coaxing Derrane out of retirement to share the spotlight with Gavin and McGrath. This is deeply satisfying music; intricate, lively and brimful of vim and vigour.

An important album - but without the connotations of dustiness and worthiness that the term important can imply.

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