Chaste Muses, Bards and Sages: Traditional Songs, Ballads, Lilts and Fiddle Tunes from the North of Ireland

By Joe Holmes & Len Graham

  1. True Lover John
  2. Merrily Kiss The Quaker
  3. Tumbling Through The Hay
  4. The Leitrim
  5. Bonny Brown Jane
  6. Rogue, Dare You Meddle Me
  7. Wellington’s Medal
  8. When I Was A Bachelor
  9. Dark-Eyed Gypsy
  10. The Hen’s Schottische
  11. William Smith At Famed Waterloo
  12. Molly Brannigan
  13. The Peacock’s Feather
  14. The Flower Of Gortade

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"Joe Holmes & Len Graham: Chaste Muses, Bards and Sages"

Free Reed Records FRR 007 (LP, UK, 1976)
http://www.free-reed.co.uk/
9 tracks from this album are here - 13 - 20 = 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12 & 14:
"Ballads and Songs of the north of Ireland" - FRRR 08
Tracks 1 - 12 are from the LP of "Eddie Butcher: I Once Was a Daysman"
http://www.free-reed.co.uk/frrr08

A favourite recording by two favourite musicians, with some great lilting in the mix too.

Joe Holmes - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Holmes_(singer)

Len Graham - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Len_Graham_(singer)

_1. ) song - Joe & Len
_2. ) lilt - Joe & Len
_3. ) song - Joe
_4. ) hornpipe - Joe on fiddle & Len on spoons
_5. ) song - Joe & Len
_6. ) reel - Joe on fiddle
_7. ) lilt - Joe & Len
_8. ) song - Len
_9. ) song - Joe
10. ) schottische - Joe on fiddle
11. ) song - Len
12. ) lilt - Joe & Len
13. ) air / reel - Joe on fiddle
14. ) song - Len