Clare Ceili

By The Kilfenora Ceili Band

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Clare Ceili

£0.99 plus P&P from Oxfam, via eBay. As ceili band recordings go, this LP is one of the best I’ve heard. No release date anywhere, and no details at all about the band members. If anyone has any information, I’d like to know more.
I’ve changed one or two tune titles, and added a few where the track only had one tune title. If there are any mistakes in the “links”, I’ll correct them here later.

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“Clare Ceili with the Kilfenora Ceili Band”

"The band members who appeared on the Clare Céilí album were:

Kitty Linnane ~ piano & band leader at the time
Tommy Peoples ~ fiddle
Gus Tierney ~ fiddle
Paddy (Organ) Mullins ~ flute
Jim Ward ~ flute, and later banjo
Michael Sexton ~ accordion
Jimmy Leyden ~ drums
P.J. Murrihy ~ singer

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Re: Clare Ceili

This is a great recording. There is one extra march that isn’t listed. Also Tierney leads on to a jig in the notes but should be a reel.