Near & Distant Shores

By Connemara (Canada)

  1. The Nellie J. Banks
  2. Black Is The Colour
  3. Diane’s Happiness
    The Musical Priest
  4. The Pride Of Springfield Road
  5. Now I’m Sixty-Four
  6. Dawn Run
  7. The Bonny Ship The Diamond
  8. Shadow Of O’Casey
  9. Jolly Beggarman
  10. Newfoundland Spring
    Second Pond
    Cliffs Of Moher
  11. Bound Down For Newfoundland
  12. The Tortise & The Hare

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Near & Distant Shores

Newfoundland band, mostly songs, with one set of jigs & one of reels. The group hasn’t released any new recordings recently, but still play gigs together.

They are:
- Tommy Nemac (guitar/bodhran/vocals)
- Glenn Hiscock (fiddle/mandolin/bouzouki/tenor banjo/5-string banjo/vocals)
- Paul Hiscock (guitar/ukaline/vocals)
- Gordon Carey (bass/vocals)

Featuring on the album:
- Jason Whelan (guitar/bouzouki/whistle)
- Frank Maher (harmonica/button accordion)
- George Morgan (zambek)