Sixty recordings of a tune named
Strike The Gay Harp

Also known as The Catholic Boys, Fitzpatrick’s, The Gay Harp, Jackson’s Night Cap, Loosen The Belt, Loosen The Belt On Her, The Night Dance, The Piper’s Welcome, Rattle The Bottles, Strike The Gay Harper, Strike The Young Harp.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Banks Of Lough Gowna (lots of times), Willie Coleman’s (a few times), Cherish The Ladies (a few times), The Gold Ring (a few times), Jimmy Ward’s (a few times), The Legacy (a few times), Paidin O Raifeartaigh (a few times), Queen Of The Fair (a few times), Rosewood (a few times), Tell Her I Am (a few times), Andy McGann’s, The Battering Ram, The Blarney Pilgrim, Brendan Tonra’s, Bumper Squire Jones, The Burning Brakes, The Butcher’s Fancy, Darby The Driver, The Doberman’s Wallet, Dusty Windowsills, Fasten The Leg In Her, The Green Forest, The Hag’s Purse, Hart’s, The Haunted House, I Ne’er Shall Wean Her, Joe Derrane’s, Johnny Boyle’s, The Kesh, Kimmel’s, The King’s Fancy, The Knockawhinna, The Lady On The Island, Lord Mayo, Master McDermott’s, Milltimber, The Munster, My Former Wife, The Nightingale, The Old Grey Goose, Paddy O’Brien’s, Palm Sunday, The Sailor On The Rock, Scatter The Mud, Sixpenny Money, The Tongs By The Fire, The Wanderer, The Wedding, Will You Come Down To Limerick, Will You Come Home With Me?.

  1. A Dark Horse by Martin Murray
  2. A Sound Skin by Junior Davey And Friends
  3. Autumn Apples by Pat McNulty
  4. Bow Brothers by Bow Brothers
  5. Ceol Agus Foinn : Music And Songs From The Willie Clancy Summer School by Various Artists
  6. Coppers And Brass by Dick Gaughan
  7. Draw The Bow by Malachy Bourke
  8. Flowers Of The Burren by Barefield Ceili Band
  9. Foinn Seisiun 2 by Ceoltóirí Cultúrlainne
  10. Forgotten Gems by Peter Carberry, Padraig McGovern
  11. Friars Green by Blackie O’Connell and Cyril O’Donoghue
  12. Gaughan by Dick Gaughan
  13. Gems Of Ireland by Various Artists
  14. Golden Lights And Green Shadows by Grainne Hambly
  15. Goldfiddle by Matt McGranaghan
  16. Heart Music by William Jackson
  17. In Good Company by Kevin Crawford
  18. In The Footsteps Of Coleman by Various Artists
  19. Irish Traditional Music by Jim McKillop
  20. It Was Great Altogether! ~ CD 1 of 3 by Various Artists
  21. Jig It In Style by Sean Keane
  22. Lamh Ar Lamh (Many Hands) CD 2 by Various Artists
  23. Legacy by The Dunne Family
  24. Michael Sexton Ceili Band by Michael Sexton Ceili Band
  25. Mick Mulcahy by Mick Mulcahy
  26. Music From The Coleman Country by Various Artists
  27. Northern Tradition by Mary Mulholland
  28. Number 6 by Sean Potts
  29. Rince Go Maidin by The Allow Ceili Band
  30. Salt & Pepper by Ellery Klein
  31. Sean Maguire, Champion Of Champions by Sean McGuire
  32. Sean McGuire, The Wild Irishman by Sean McGuire
  33. Silvermines by The Bully Wee Band
  34. Suas Leat by Swallow’s Tail Céilí Band
  35. The Best Of Séamus Tansey by Seamus Tansey
  36. The Boys From The Blue Hill by Vinnie Kilduff
  37. The Cat That Ate The Candle by John Carty And Brian McGrath
  38. The Chieftains 3 by The Chieftains
  39. The Colin Farrell Band by Alan Murray, Dan Lowery, and Colin Farrell
  40. The Dawn by The Shandrum Céilí Band
  41. The Donegal Fiddler by Danny O’Donnell
  42. The Dusty Miller by Conor, Gay And Seán McKeon
  43. The Ewe With The Crooked Horn by Colm Gannon, Jesse Smith And John Blake
  44. The Groves by Laurel Martin
  45. The Joys Of Life by Shaskeen
  46. The Killavil Post by Dartry Ceili Band
  47. The New Generation by St. Roch’s Ceili Band
  48. The Tain Ceili Band by The Tain Ceili Band
  49. The View Across The Valley by The Brady Family
  50. The Wind That Shakes The Barley by Jim McKillop And Mary Mulholland
  51. Traditional Irish Dance Music by Various Artists
  52. Traditional Irish music by Mick Foster
  53. Traditional Irish Music on Fiddle and Bouzouki. Volume II by Frankie Gavin And Alec Finn
  54. Twelve Irish Dances (Strict tempo) by The Four Provinces Ceili Band
  55. Two Old Black Sticks by John Kerr and friends
  56. When The Tide Is Out by Noel Bermingham
  57. Whistle Wizardry by Vinnie Kilduff
  58. With Friends Like These by James Keane
  59. Within A Mile Of Kilty by Ben Lennon, Charlie Lennon, Maurice Lennon, Séamus Quinn, Brian Rooney & John Gordon
  60. You Never See The One by Chalktown