Sixty-nine recordings of The Piper’s Despair

Also known as Crá Croí An Phíobaire, Curly Mick, Curly Mike, Éadóchas Na bPíobairí, Pipers Despair, The Pipers Despair, The Pipers’ Despair.

This tune has been recorded together with The Hare’s Paw (lots of times), The Coalminer’s (a few times), Farewell To Erin (a few times), Farewell To Ireland (a few times), Launching The Boat (a few times), The London Lasses (a few times), The Master’s Return (a few times), The Milliner’s Daughter (a few times), The Mullingar Lea (a few times), Pay The Girl Her Fourpence (a few times), The Pinch Of Snuff (a few times), The Red-Haired Lass (a few times), Rolling In The Ryegrass (a few times), Sporting Nell (a few times), Anderson’s, Bob Parson’s, Bonnie Anne, The Boys Of Ballinahinch, The Boys On The Hilltop, Brenda Stubbert’s, The Broken Pledge, Carraigín Ruadh, Coleman’s Cross, The Commodore, Conlagh’s Big Day, The Connaught Heifers, The Contradiction, Corney Is Coming, The Culfadda, The Donegal Tinker, The Donegal, Donnelly’s, Dowd’s No. 9, The Duke Of Leinster, The Earl’s Chair, Eileen Curran, The Famous Ballymote, Farewell To Erin, Farewell To Tim Collins, Fred Finn’s, George White’s Favourite, Hand Me Down The Tackle, The Heathery Cruach, Hold The Reins, The Humours Of Tulla, Jim Conroy’s, John Brosnan’s, John Lardiner’s, Johnny Cronin’s, Julia Delaney’s, The Killeigh, King Of The Clans, The Lady On The Island, The Lilting Fisherman, The Longford Collector, Love At The Endings, The Maids Of Castlebar, Mary McMahon, Matt Peoples’, Mayor Harrison’s Fedora, McFadden’s Handsome Daughter, McGettrick’s, Micho Russell’s, The Monaghan Twig, Music In The Glen, The Noon Lassies, The Oak Tree, Ormond Sound, Paddy O’Brien’s, Phyllis’ Birthday, Popcorn Behaviour, The Pretty Girls Of Mayo, The Raheen, Richard Dwyer’s, The Roscommon, The Sailor’s Bonnet, The Scartaglen, The Smoky Chimney, Throw Away The Keys, Tim Maloney’s, Tom Ward’s Downfall, The Trip To Cullenstown, The Virginia, The Wise Maid.

  1. 150 Gems of Irish Music for Tin Whistle - CD 1, part 1 by Grey Larsen
  2. 20th Feakle Festival: Reeling Through The Years by Various Artists
  3. A Clare Conscience by Aidan McMahon, Anthony Quigney, Donncha Moynihan, Ronan Moloney
  4. Alternate Routes by Long Time Courting
  5. Best Of Irish Ceili Music by Various Artists
  6. By The Hush by Various Artists
  7. Celtic Roots (Spirit Of Dance) by John Whelan
  8. Ceol na nOg by Various Artists
  9. Cherish The Ladies by Peg McGrath, Kathleen Smyth, Mary Mulholland
  10. Chords And Beryls by Edel Fox
  11. Contentment Is Wealth by Matt Molloy And Sean Keane
  12. Cumar by Various Artists
  13. Dear Old Erin’s Isle: Irish Traditional Music From America by Various Artists
  14. Devenish by Mick Heffernan, Niall O’Callanain, Brid Donnelly And Cillian O’Briann
  15. Drops Of Springwater by Karen Tweed
  16. Feis Music 3: It’s About Time by Sean O’Brien
  17. Flute Tunes by Peter Woodley
  18. Forget Me Not by Rose Flanagan and Laura Byrne
  19. Here Among Strangers by Siucra
  20. Here to Play by Bernadette Nic Gabhann
  21. In the Window by Ethan Hazzard-Watkins
  22. In Your Ear by Seamus Egan
  23. Kiss Me Kate by Liz Carroll & Tommy Maguire
  24. La Magia di un Incontro by DualisMagic
  25. Let Down The Blade by John Regan
  26. Live in McDermott’s by Foolin In Doolin
  27. May Monday by Karen Tweed And Timo Alakotila
  28. Midleton Rare by John Cronin And Daithí Kearney
  29. Milestone At The Garden by Irish Fiddle Masters From The 78 RPM Era
  30. Moyne Road by The Bonny Men
  31. Music For The Sets Volume 1: Round The House by Various Artists
  32. Music For The Sets Volume 2: Mind The Dresser by Various Artists
  33. Music From Sliabh Luachra by Denis Murphy
  34. Music in the Valley by Blackwater Céilí Band
  35. Na Ceirníní 78 1957-1960 by Various Artists
  36. Onward by Lilt
  37. Out Of The Blue by Alan Kelly
  38. Pride Of The West by John Wynne And John McEvoy
  39. Rogha Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy 2007 by Various Artists
  40. Sean Keane by Sean Keane
  41. Seoltai Seidte (Setting Sail) by Various Artists
  42. Ships are Sailing by Tara Finn and Philip Doddy
  43. Sligo Fiddle Master by Andy Davey
  44. Some Assembly Required by Pete Strickler & Charlie Branch
  45. Speed 78 by Mike Rafferty
  46. Swift as A Swallow by Crosswind
  47. Tasty Touches CD 1 by Martin Donohoe
  48. The Bridge by West Of Mabou
  49. The Bunch Of Keys by Jason O’Rourke
  50. The Cook In The Kitchen by John Brosnan
  51. The Dear Little Isle by Inishbofin Ceili Band
  52. The Fiddle, The Voice by Nancy Conescu And Gerry Harrington
  53. The First Month Of Summer by Buttons And Bows
  54. The Humours Of Derrybeha by Pat O’Connor
  55. The Humours of Ennistymon by Davoc Rynne
  56. The Irish Fiddle Book: The Art Of Traditional Fiddle Playing by Matt Cranitch
  57. The Little Country by Charles De Lint
  58. The Piper’s Rest by Jimmy Morrison
  59. The Tocane Concerts by Various Artists
  60. The Torn Jacket by Tommy Guihen
  61. Traditional Irish Music & Song from Co. Clare by The Four Courts Céilí Band
  62. Traditional Irish Music & Song with Chris Droney by The Four Courts Céilí Band
  63. Traditional Irish Music From County Clare by Martin Vaughan
  64. Tunes of the Travelling Dance Masters by Aneta Dortová and Emanuele De Simone
  65. Turas Go Tír na nÓg by Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh
  66. Turning Tides by Claire Egan
  67. When The World Was Wide by Trouble In The Kitchen
  68. Who? by Darren Maloney
  69. Wind Dancer by Conor Byrne