Looking through my old LP collection I came across this oddity. Recorded in 1976 on Gael-Linn, it seems to be a selection of tracks from very young emerging musicians, some of whom seem to have vanished without trace. The tracks are mainly pure traditional but with a folk revival style guitar group and one folk rock band (Hemlock; no relation I imagine to the heavy metal band). However it is notable for a very young Iarla O’Lionaird, Mick O’Brien, Maeve O’Donnell and Dermot Lernihan.
The artists are:
1: Tulla Junior Group
3: Micheal O’Briain (Mick O’Brien)
4: Carmel Ni Bhaoill
5: Diarmuid O’Learnachain (Dermot Lernihan)
6: Seamus O’Baoill
9: Iarla O’Lionaird
10: Micheal O’Ciaraidh
11: Carmel Ni Bhaoill
12: Meabh Ni Dhonnghaile (Maeve O’Donnell)
13: Maire Clar & Siobhan Breathnach
14: Colaiste Eoin
Correction it is of course Maeve Donnelly not O’Donnell
Re: Bualadh Bos
My name is Carmel Boyle -on the mentioned recording Carmel Ni Bhaoill!
Just today forty years after this recording I decided to google it for the first time because I wanted to sing one of my songs at a 1916 event tomorrow.
To give you an update on myself- after all this time I am still singing. I have recorded ten albums since 1976 mostly original spiritually orientated songs. I am delighted to say that after all these years I am still making a living from my music but unfortunately my struggles with speaking the irish language left me behind in gael linn circles.
I still remembers the two songs I composed for the occassion.
Delighted to see the recording recorded on the web. Thanks Carmel