The Best Of Irish Traditional Music: 40 Favourite Reels and Jigs (2 CDs)

By Various Artists

  1. King Of The Fairies
  2. The Gooseberry Bush
    The Green Mountain
    Carmel Mahoney Mulhaire
  3. The Pigeon On The Gate
    Gillespie’s
  4. West The Hill
    The Druid’s Field
  5. George White’s
    The Dawn
  6. The Mason’s Apron
  7. Farewell To Connacht
    Arboe
  8. The Girl Who Broke My Heart
    Strone Johnny
  9. St. Andrew’s
    The Swallow
  10. Eleanor Kane’s
    The Brook
  11. The Crooked Road To Dublin
    The Concert
  12. Tom Clark’s Fancy
    The Longford Collector
  13. The Ivy Leaf
    Ginley’s Fancy
  14. The Limestone Rock
    The Boyne Hunt
  15. Andy McGann’s
    The Humours Of Scarriff
  16. The Banks
  17. Cronin’s Reels =
    Speed The Plough
    The Galtee Rangers
  18. The Coulin
  19. The Liffey Banks
    The Shaskeen
  20. Trim The Velvet
    Shaney Mulhearn’s
  21. Morrison’s
    Donnybrook Fair
    The Clare
  22. Sonny Brogan’s
    The Jolly Pigeons
  23. Miss McLeod’s
  24. The Tap Room
    The Swallow’s Tail
  25. The Blackbird
  26. Michael Coleman’s
    Mrs. Kinney’s
  27. Bucks Of Oranmore
    Jolly Tinker
  28. Maid Behind The Bar
    Reel Of Rio
  29. Old Copper Plate
    Five Mile Chase
  30. Paddy Fahy’s
    Paddy Fahy’s
  31. Cowley’s
    Preston’s
    Miko Russell’s
  32. Hunting The Hare
    Drink Of Water
    Back Of The Haggard
  33. Love At The Endings
    The Whistler Of Roslea
  34. The Munster
    The Briar Pipe
  35. The Star Above The Garter
    The Lisheen
  36. Ace And Deuce Of Piping
  37. The Boys Of The 25
    Farrel O’Garbhaigh
  38. O’Kennedy’s
    Tom Ward’s Downfall
  39. The Strand
    The Friendly Visit
  40. The Lark In The Morning

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Re: The Best Of Irish Traditional Music: 40 Favourite Reels and Jigs (2 CDs)

1999 - Outlet, CDFOLK 910 / 2009 - Arran Records
Released with at least three differently illustrated album/CD covers…

Tracks: CD 1 = 1 - 20 / CD 2 = 21 - 40 (1 - 20 on the CD)

Further editing required and more information to follow…

Re: The Best Of Irish Traditional Music: 40 Favourite Reels and Jigs (2 CDs)

Sources for this compilation with links to further information:

1. ) & 2. ) - from the recording - "Tom McHale: All Ireland Whistling Champion At Boyle" - tracks 5 & 8
https://thesession.org/recordings/1224

3. ) & 4. ) - from the recording - "Finbarr Dwyer: Pure Traditional Irish Accordion Music" - tracks 1 & 4
https://thesession.org/recordings/1726

5. ) & 6. ) - from the recording - "Kevin Loughlin: The Pride Of Fermanagh" - tracks 2 & 14
https://thesession.org/recordings/4861

7. ) & 8. ) - from the recording - "Na Fili: Pure Traditional Music of Ireland" tracks 1 & 7
https://thesession.org/recordings/1052

9. ) & 10. ) - from the recording - "The Sean Ryan Trio: Back Home To The Cliffs Of Moher" tracks 1 & 2
https://thesession.org/recordings/4651

11. ) & 12. ) - from the recording - "Sean McGuire & Joe Burke: Two Champions" - tracks 4 & 13
https://thesession.org/recordings/595

13. ) & 14. ) - from the recording - "Joe Burke: Galway’s Own" - tracks 5 & 14
https://thesession.org/recordings/682

15. ) & 16. ) - from the recording - "Seán McGuire and Roger Sherlock: Two Champions" - tracks 11 & 13
https://thesession.org/recordings/1042
= LP: "Sean McGuire & Roger Sherlock: Best Of Irish Traditional Music"
= "Sean McGuire, Roger Sherlock, Josephine Keegan: The Very Best Of Sean McGuire"
https://thesession.org/recordings/2084

17. ) & 18. ) - from the recording - "Sean McGuire: The Wild Irishman" - tracks 1 & 4
https://thesession.org/recordings/4483
= "Sean McGuire: Champion Of Champions"
https://thesession.org/recordings/1490

19. ) & 20. ) - from the recording - "The Best Of Séamus Tansey: Traditional Irish Flute" - tracks 8 & 14
https://thesession.org/recordings/1074

21. ) & 22. ) - from the recording - "The Ulster Outcry: Traditional Night in Mark’s Bar with Ár Leithéidí" - tracks A1 & B5 (10)
https://thesession.org/recordings/2319

23. ) & 24. ) - from the recording - "Ted Furey & Brendan Byrne: Toss The Feathers" - tracks 10 & 3
https://thesession.org/recordings/1009

25. ) & 26. ) - from the recording - "Joe Sheridan & Seamus Tansey: Sligo Ceili" - tracks 3 & 13
https://thesession.org/recordings/1127

27. ) & 28. ) - from the recording - "John Whelan: Pride Of Wexford" - tracks 9 & 12
https://thesession.org/recordings/5492

29. ) & 30. ) - from the recording - "The Armagh Pipers Club: Song Of The Chanter" - tracks 4 & 12
https://thesession.org/recordings/1737

31. ) & 32. ) - from the recording - "Pride Of Erin Ceílí Band: Fermanagh Ceílí" - tracks A3 & B7 (14)
https://thesession.org/recordings/1157

33. ) & 34. ) - from the recording - "Josephine Keegan - Fiddle: Irish Traditional Music" - tracks 1 & 13
https://thesession.org/recordings/7282

35. ) & 36. ) - from the recording - "James Kelly, John Kelly, Michael Crehan, Michael Gavin: Irish Traditional Fiddle Music" - tracks 1 & 3
https://thesession.org/recordings/1567

37. ) & 38. ) - from the recording - "Peg McGrath, Kathleen Smyth, Mary Mulholland: Cherish The Ladies" - tracks 4 & 14
https://thesession.org/recordings/1069

39. ) & 40. ) - from the recording - "Lochsiders: Kevin Loughlin, John Gordon , Mairéad McCann" - tracks A3 & B3 (10)
https://thesession.org/recordings/7281