Music For The Set

By Johnny O’Leary

Eight comments

Music from Sliabh Luachra Volume 5: Johnny O’Leary - Music for the Set"

Topic 12TS357
Released on CD by Ossian: OSSCD 25 / OSS 25

“The Rushy Mountain: Classic Music from Sliabh Luachra 1957-77”
- a compilation of tracks from the six albums in the Topic series “Music from Sliabh Luachra volumes 1-6”…

More gems from Sliabh Luachra ~

1.) “Music from Sliabh Luachra Volume 1: Kerry Fiddles”
Padraig O’Keefe with Denis & Julia (Clifford) Murphy
Topic 12T 309 / TSCD309 - Ossian OSSCD10

2.) “Music from Sliabh Luachra Volume 2: The Star of Munster Trio”
Julia (fiddle), John (piano accordion) & Billy Clifford (flute)
Topic 12TS310 - Ossian 45

3.) “Music from Sliabh Luachra Volume 3: The Humours of Lisheen”
John (piano accordion) & Julia Clifford (fiddle)
Topic 12TS311 - Ossian OSS 14

4.) "Music from Sliabh Luachra Volume 4:
Irish Traditional Flute Solos and Band Music from Kerry and Tipperary"
Billy Clifford (flute), et. al.
Topic 12TS312 - Ossian OSS 11

5.) ~ the recording listed here, of Johnny O’Leary

6.) "Music from Sliabh Luachra Volume 6: Jackie Daly -
Traditional Accordion and Concertina Music from Sliabh Luachra"
Topic 12TS358
Released on CD by Ossian: OSSCD 30 & Green Linnet: GLCD3065

“Padraig O’Keefe: The Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Master”

“Denis Murphy: Music from Sliabh Luachra”

“The Star Above the Garter”
Denis (fiddle) & Julia Murphy/Clifford (fiddle)

“Ceol As Sliabh Luachra”
Julia (fiddle) & Billy (flute) Clifford

“Denis Doody Plays Kerry Music”
Mulligan - LUN 019, 1978

“Traditional Music From The Kingdom Of Kerry”
Jimmy Doyle (Melodeon) and Dan O’Leary (fiddle)
Shanachie 29007, and it was recorded in 1977.

“Music from Sliabh Luachra Volume 5: Johnny O’Leary - Music for the Set”

Johnny O’Leary ~ 2 row button accordion
Ellen O’Leary ~ whistle
Maurice O’Keefe ~ fiddle
Mick Duggan ~ fiddle

“Music from Sliabh Luachra Volume 5: Johnny O’Leary - Music for the Set”

The “Tarrant’s Slide” on track 5 is here under the name “Thadelo’s”, the name which is attached to the tune in the book ‘Johnny O’Leary of Sliabh Luachra‘. Also in that book, the slide called “O’Keeffe’s” on the album is called “Paddy Cronin’s”.

Re: Music For The Set

Oh frabjous day! Topic Records’ digital reissues programme has finally got around to this album! So it’s now available in download format from eMusic, with iTunes and Amazon to follow…