Forty-nine recordings of a tune named
The Tar Road To Sligo

Also known as An Bóthar Mór So Sligeach, An Bóthar Tarra Go Sligeach, The Coach Road To Sligo, Coleman’s, The Green Fields Of Ardkiernan, The High Road To Sligo, The Humors Of The Whiskey, The Road To Sligo.

A tune by this name has been recorded together with Paddy Clancy’s (lots of times), Tobin’s Favourite (a few times), Tripping Up The Stairs (a few times), Dancing Eyes (a few times), Eddie Kelly’s (a few times), The Frost Is All Over (a few times), Jackson’s (a few times), Jackson’s (a few times), The Legacy (a few times), The Wild One (a few times), The Aherlow, Apples In Winter, Apples In Winter, The Banks Of Lough Gowna, Behind The Haystack, The Boys Of The Town, The Cliffs Of Moher, Coleman’s Cross, The Coming Of Spring, Coppers And Brass, Courtown Harbour, Francis Aucoin, The Gallowglass, The Gander In The Pratie Hole, Grania’s Welcome Home, The Hearty Boys Of Ballymote, The Independent, The Irish Washerwoman, Jackson’s, Jackson’s Trip To Aughrim, Joe O’Dowd’s, Julia Delaney’s, Kitty’s Rambles, Lambert’s, Langstrom’s Pony, The Lark In The Morning, The Lilting Banshee, The Luck Penny, The Maid In The Meadow, Munster Buttermilk, The New House, The Nightingale, Old Hag, You Have Killed Me, Old Joe’s, Old Man Dillon, Out On The Ocean, Princess Nancy, Pull The Knife And Stick It Again, The Queen Of Mayo, Sean Tiobrad Arann, Shandon Bells, The Ships Are Sailing, Sliabh Russell, The Torn Jacket, The Trip To Sligo, Up Sligo, The Wandering Minstrel.

  1. 1975 by The Bothy Band
  2. A Tribute To John McKenna by Mick Woods
  3. After the Dance by Swallowtail
  4. Back In Town by Paddy Killoran
  5. Basically: Traditional Irish Music - Whistle And Guitar by Robert MacGowran And Ruairi Kelly
  6. By Heck by Frankie Gavin’s Roaring Twenties Irish Orchestra
  7. Call The Set - III by The Red Abbey Group
  8. Celtic Roots (Spirit Of Dance) by John Whelan
  9. Contra Roots and Branches by Various Artists
  10. Culann’s Hounds by Culann’s Hounds
  11. Donkey’s Years by The Roaring Donkey Sessions
  12. Each Other’s Shadow by Flaithrí And Eoghan Neff
  13. Fiddle And Flute by Natalie Padilla, Blayne Chastain And Peter Romero
  14. Foinn Seisiun 2 by Ceoltóirí Cultúrlainne
  15. Frankie Gavin 2003-2004: Speed of Sound - 1st CD of 4 by Frankie Gavin, Máirtín O’Connor and Carl Hession
  16. Galway’s Own by Joe Burke
  17. Hawthorn by Carlos Plumley And Mike Herr
  18. Herding Cats by Gaelic Storm
  19. In Good Company by Caesar Pacifici & Brian Brooks
  20. Irish Ceili by Brendan Mulhaire Ceili Band, Bridge Céilí Band
  21. Irish Fiddle Solos by Pete Cooper
  22. Irish Session Tunes: The Blue Book CD by Sheila Garry & Brid Cranitch
  23. Judique On The Floor by Buddy MacMaster
  24. Live at Finnegan’s Wake by The Ned Devines
  25. Live In Concert by The Bothy Band
  26. Lively Steps by Jerry Holland
  27. One More Time by Billy McComiskey, Brendan Mulvihill, Zan McLeod
  28. Out Of The Blue by Alan Kelly
  29. Owenmore Ceili Band by Owenmore ceili band
  30. Pure Bodhrán: The Definitive Collection by Various Artists
  31. Return To Inis Mor by Joe Derrane
  32. Seán Ryan CD 1 by Sean Ryan
  33. Slowplay Jigs, Reels And Hornpipes by Jeffrey Hillgrove
  34. Song Of The Irish Whistle by Joanie Madden
  35. Stormy Brew by Rig The Jig
  36. That’s The Spirit by James Keane
  37. The 3rd Irish Folk Festival by Jackie Daly, Seamus Creagh, De Danann, Andy Irvine, Treasa ni Mhiollain, Clannad
  38. The Beat of the Breath by Brian Hughes
  39. The Best Traditional Irish Sessions In The World by Blackwater
  40. The Bridge Céilí Band by The Bridge Céilí Band
  41. The Coming Of Spring by Eitre
  42. The Copperplate Sessions by Manus McGuire
  43. The Departure by Chrissy Crowley
  44. The Enduring Magic by Michael Coleman
  45. The Legacy Of Michael Coleman by Michael Coleman
  46. The Orkney Sessions From The Ayre Hotel by Various Artists
  47. The Set - Four: Music for Four Complete Sets by Various Artists
  48. The Tunes We Like To Play On Paddy’s Day by Flanagan Brothers
  49. True…Never Been Known To Lie by Knot Fibb’n