Best Of Celtic Traditional Music And Songs

By Planxty O’Rourke

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  1. The Rude Ring
    E To E
    Tripping Up The Stairs
  2. The Humours Of Flinn
    Planxty O’Rourke
  3. Kilty Town
    Wissahickon Drive
    Donald Blue
    The Star Of Munster
    The Reconciliation
  4. Carmel O’Mahoney Mulhaire
    John Brosnan’s
  5. Rose Catha Na Mumhan
  6. Summer Fields
  7. Boylan’s
    The Road To Bally Common
    The Maho Snaps
  8. The Piper Through The Meadow Straying
  9. Devanney’s Goat
    The Road To Ballymac
  10. Humours Of Westport
    Bob McQuillen’s
    The Otter’s Holt
  11. Once I Loved
  12. Sheila Coyle’s
    Maudabawn Chapel
    Leslie’s
  13. The Fermoy Lasses
  14. The Tumbledown
    Frances O’Rourke’s
    The Whinny Hills Of Leitrim
  15. The Shores Of Lough Gowna
  16. The Fal Carragh
    The Friday Night
    Seamus O’Sullivan’s
  17. The Rambling Pitchfork
    Pigtown Fling
  18. The Waves Of Tory
    Miss Brown’s Fancy
    Sweet Biddy Daly

One comment

"Planxty O’Rourke" - mystery

There’s some very good playing on this recording - which is also available as a low-cost DVD. However, the tune listing is a disgrace, I’ve posted above what’s on the CD, but most of the tunes are already here under their more common names. Nowhere on the CD or DVD does it even say who any of the members of "Planxty O’Rourke" are, but from the DVD, I suspect they are a young group from some branch of Comhaltas. It’s a real shame that they do not get the credit for their playing. Does anyone know who they are / were ? It looks like accordion player Ned Kelly, who certainly toured with one or more Comhaltas groups, may have been involved [ see track #13 ], but who were the others ?

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