Irish Rochester (CD 1)

By Various Artists

  1. The Man Of The House
    The Cup Of Tea
    The Man Of The House
  2. Mrs. Ryan’s
  3. Meeting Of The Waters
  4. Southwind
  5. Kathleen O’Hehir’s
    Star Above The Garter
  6. The Musical Priest
  7. Paddy’s Return
    Donnybrook Fair
  8. Bridget Donahue
  9. Boys Of The Town
    Banks Of Lough Gowna
  10. Simply Sara
  11. Fanny Power
  12. Drowsy Maggie
  13. Castle Dromore
  14. The Swallowtail
    The Road To Lisdoonvarna
  15. Patsy Geary
    Dingle Regatta
  16. Jefferson & Liberty
  17. Broken Hearted I’ll Wander
  18. Mrs. MacLeod’s
  19. Green Hills Of Kerry
  20. Come Back Paddy Reilly To Ballyjamesduff
  21. Muirshin Durkin
    Maggie In The Woods
  22. Irish Jaunting Car
  23. Dunphy’s
  24. Lurgandan’s
    Mouse In The Cup
  25. Ted McGraw’s
  26. Seal People (story)

Six comments

I think this listing’s a reference to this double album - http://www.irishrochester.org/.

Pity that the poster hasn’t bothered to list the second CD’s tracks or written anything about the album whatsoever.

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Correction to my original post - the second CD has been listed.

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Hi Scutcher – there’s a limit of 50 tracks in the submission, so I had to separate it out.

Yep, sorry, Ben,

I jumped the gun!

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Re: Irish Rochester (CD 1)

A bit of further info. This album dates from 2008, some tracks recorded at sessions and other events, others specially for the album. Track 1-23, Jim Finucane on accordion, was recorded in 1980. The players include veteran Rochester musicians such as Marty O’‘Keefe, Jim Finucane, and Ted McGraw as well as many younger folks. Here’s an abbreviated guide to personnel for the instrumental tracks, not individually listing members of the larger ensembles.
1-01 group of 7
1-02, 1-12, 2-07 Celtic Ceol (9 members)
1-04, 2-04, 2-17, 2-24 Mark Warford & Cara Regan Warford
1-05 Enniskean (4 members)
1-06 group of 21
1-07 Comhaltas Céilí Band (10 members)
1-09 Mike Ryan & John Dady
1-10 group of 7
1-11 Michelle Atlas & Mike Voelkl
1-14, 2-13, 2-19 The Rockinghams (11 members)
1-15 Almost Irish (Ralph Minervino, John Rubins, & Chris Glattly)
1-16 Mitzie Collins & Mary Durand
1-18 Marty O’Keefe, John Michael Ryan, & Joe Dady
1-19, 1-20, 1-21 The 305s (Marty O’Keefe, Jim Finucane, Ted McGraw, & Joe Dady)
1-23 Jim Finucane
1-24 group of 5
1-25 Mark Ballard & Kate Ballard
2-01 group of 5
2-03 Howie Lester & Cathy McGrath
2-05 Ted McGraw
2-08 Lynn Pilaroscia, Mark Ballard, & Kate Ballard
2-09 group of 6
2-10 group of 6
2-11 group of 6
2-14 Bog Savages (Bill Henrie & Adrienne Maher)
2-15 Ben Mac An Tuile
2-16 group of 7
2-18 Mike Ryan & John Dady
2-20, 2-23, 2-25 Marty O’Keefe, John Michael Ryan, & Joe Dady
2-21 group of 6
2-26 group of 6
2-27 group of 9
2-28 The Dady Brothers (John & Joe Dady)

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