At Home With McKenna

By Liam Kelly

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  1. Colonel Frazer
    The Highland Skip
  2. Judy Callahan
  3. Up And Away
    The Merry Girl
    The Dark Girl Dressed In Blue
  4. The Cook In The Kitchen
    The Mist On The Meadows
  5. Lucky In Love
    The Bloom Of Youth
  6. Clancy’s Dream
    Leitrim Town
  7. The Ballroom Favourite
  8. Colonel Roger’s Favourite
    The Happy Days Of Youth
  9. The Gallant Boys Of Tipperary
    The Three Little Drummers
  10. Thady Regan
    Trippin’ On The Mountain
    Tripping To The Well
  11. The Tailor’s Thimble
    The Red Haired Lass
  12. The Newport Lass
    The Mouse In The Cupboard
    The Hag With The Money
  13. The Boy In The Gap
    Miss Hogan’s
  14. The Kid On The Mountain
    Arigna’s Green Vale
  15. The Rollicking Irishman
  16. Dever The Dancer
    Connie The Soldier
  17. The Sailor On The Rock
    The Corry Boys
  18. The Humours Of Ballinafad
    Around The Bench Of Rushes

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Re: At Home With McKenna

This one seems to have slipped below the radar, released a few months back, but no mention here yet.
Liam Kelly of "Dervish" has made a CD of music recorded in the USA in the 1920s-1930s by Leitrim flute player John McKenna.
2 unique and interesting facets of this recording are that it was recorded in John McKenna’s homestead on Tents Mountain, Tarmon, close to the village of Drumkeeran, with Liam playing John McKenna’s original Concert ‘D’ flute.
I have actually played a few notes on that flute myself - it was handed round for inspection at a Cruinniu in Ballyvourney a few years back, after Hammy Hamilton had carried out an excellent piece of restoration work on the instrument.
More information from these links below :

My thanks to Aberdeen flute player John Crawford for bringing this recording to my attention.

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