Doorways And Windowsills

By Antoin Mac Gabhann And Mick O’Connor

  1. Quinns
    The Boys Of Portaferry
    Lady Gordon
  2. The Four Courts
    The Whin Bush
    The Sandmount
  3. John Brennan’s
    The Red Haired Lass
    The Christening
  4. The Humours Of Miltown
    The Hole In The Hedge
    Seamus Cooley’s
  5. The Rainy Day
    The Flowers Of Redhill
  6. The Quarrelsome Piper
    Scully Casey’s
  7. The Flower Of The Flock
    The Flax In Bloom
    The Wind That Shakes The Barley
  8. You’re Welcome Says Maureen And Hugh
    Jerry’s Beaver Hat
    The Cow That Ate The Blanket
  9. The Glen Of Aherlow
    Mullingar Races
  10. Dwyer’s
  11. The Green Mountain
    The Trip To Birmingham
    The Otter’s Holt
  12. The Haunted House
    The Whistler At The Wake
    The Old Flail
  13. The Moving Bog
    The Steeplechase
    Mick O’Connor’s
  14. The Ash Plant
    The Merry Harriers
    Last Nights Fun
    The Sailor On The Rock

Nine comments

Lovely cd I bought from Antoin at The Turning Wave Festival at Gundagai.

Mick O’Connor….?

Which Mick O’Connor ? I know of London Mick the banjo player, Dublin Mick the flute player and Tipperary Mick the box player. My guess would be the second.
And would track 9 start with "The Glens of AHERLOW"?

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Doorways and Windowsills

Kenny, I would normally have agreed with your guess, but something tells me that this may well be London banjo Mick.
He went to the Gundagai festival with Antoin, and I know that Tony O´Rourke has been keen for Mick to record for quite some time. Well done Tony, if that´s the case !
There again, I could be completely wrong !
I spoke to mick just before he left for Australia and he didn´t mention anything about recording. In fact he´s still there and will be getting back to London just in time for the Camden festival.

Unbelievable! I can’t wait to get this. Mick is my favourite banjo player and I just can’t hear enough of the guy.

At every All Ireland Fleadh for many years Antoin and Mick (banjo) have met in some doorway or windowsill ( hence the title) and played great music (and a few yarn’s from Mick) into the small hours of the morning.
Marcus O Murcu joins them for one of the tracks on the CD which was recorded just before their Australian tour. No doubt it will be available shortly on this side of the world and will be much in demand.

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is this available online anywhere? -Thanks

I received my copy earlier this week. Great fiddling, banjo playing and some mighty guest fluting from Marcas O’Murchú!