One hundred and six recordings of The Merry Blacksmith

Also known as The Blackened Smith, The Boys Of The Lake, The Corkonian, The Drayman’s Round, Music Of The Forge, Paddy On The Railroad, The Peeler’s Cap, Sleigh Ride.

This tune has been recorded together with The Silver Spear (lots of times), Speed The Plough (lots of times), The Earl’s Chair (a few times), The Limestone Rock (a few times), Music In The Glen (a few times), The Sally Gardens (a few times), Sheehan’s (a few times), Miss McLeod’s (a few times), The Pigeon On The Gate (a few times), The Rainy Day (a few times), The Wind That Shakes The Barley (a few times), The Bird In The Bush (a few times), The Boys Of The Lough (a few times), Come West Along The Road (a few times), The Congress (a few times), Father Kelly’s (a few times), The First House In Connaught (a few times), Julia Delaney’s (a few times), The Maid Behind The Bar (a few times), The Maid Of Mount Kisco (a few times), The Rainy Day (a few times), Rolling In The Ryegrass (a few times), Saint Anne’s (a few times), The Tinker’s Apron (a few times), The Bank Of Ireland, The Belharbour, Bonnie Kate, The Boyne Hunt, The Boys Of ’45, The Cameronian, Castle Kelly, Clancy’s Fancy, Cooley’s, Crowley’s, The Cuckoo, The Cup Of Tea, Dálaigh’s, The Donegal, The Doon, The Drops Of Brandy, Drowsy Maggie, The Fairy, Far From Home, The Fermoy Lasses, Flora Macdonald, The Flowers Of Edinburgh, The Foxhunter, The Foxhunters, The Gandy Dancer, George White’s Favourite, The Glass Of Beer, The Golden Stud, The Gravel Walks, The Green Fields Of America, Hand Me Down The Tackle, The High, Hold The Reins, Itchy Fingers, Jack Broke Da Prison Door, Jenny’s Chickens, John Stenson’s, The Kesh, The Kilfenora, The Killavil, The Kitchen Girl, Kitty Goes A-Milking, Llancesau Trefaldwyn, The Lucozade, The Lucozade, The Mason’s Apron, McDonald’s, The Merry Harriers, Millbrae, The Mountain Road, The Mouth Of The Tobique, My Love Is In America, The New Copperplate, Paddy Kelly’s, Paddy Ryan’s Dream, Poll Ha’Penny, Rattigan’s, The Reconciliation, The Reel Of Bogie, Robertson’s, Ross’s, Saddle The Pony, The Salamanca, The Scholar, The Skylark, Sleep Soond Ida Mornin’, The Sligo Maid, Spootiskerry, The Star Of Munster, The Stoney Steps, Sweet Biddy Of Ballyvourney, Tam Lin, The Tarbolton, Tom Ward’s Downfall, Tuttle’s, The Well Wynd, Willafjord, Wink And She’ll Follow You, The Wise Maid.

  1. 1891-1945 Disc 1 by Michael Coleman
  2. Aislingí Ceol/Music Of Dreams by Tony MacMahon, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Noel Hill
  3. An Irish Delight by Flanagan Brothers
  4. An Tobar Glé by Neil Mulligan
  5. An tOileán Aerach by Johnny Connolly
  6. Archives #3 by Jean Carignan
  7. Autumn Apples by Pat McNulty
  8. Between the Jigs and Reels: A Retrospective by Planxty
  9. Between The Sets by Barefield Ceili Band
  10. Black Mountain Harmonica by Tony Eyers
  11. Catharsis by Burning Bridget Cleary
  12. Celtic and Bluegrass 5 String Banjo, Vol. 2 by Dave Hum
  13. Celtic Ceili by Various Artists
  14. Celtic Music From Maui by An Ríl
  15. Celtic Side Saddle by Davey Arthur And Co
  16. Ceol Na Carraige by The Owenabue Valley Trad Group
  17. Champions of Ireland - Accordion by Denise Shiels
  18. Cirilli & Metodico by Mc & O’
  19. Clare Ceili by The Kilfenora Ceili Band
  20. Crested Hens by Lough Key
  21. Dance Music Of Ireland, Volume 3 by Matt Cunningham
  22. Dance Music Of Ireland, Volume 3 ~ CD Version by Matt Cunningham
  23. Dance Music Of Ireland, Volume 4 by Matt Cunningham
  24. Dance Music Of Ireland, Volume 5 by Matt Cunningham
  25. Dance Music Of Ireland, Volume 6 by Matt Cunningham
  26. Early Recordings Of Irish Traditional Dance Music by John Kimmel
  27. Earworms by Dave Onastik
  28. Encore! by Fiddlers 3
  29. Fair Play to You by The Currach
  30. Far From Home by Callanish
  31. Foinn Seisiun 1 by Ceoltóirí Cultúrlainne
  32. Forty Years Of Irish Piping by Seamus Ennis
  33. Full House by Fairport Convention
  34. High Level by Paddy Ryan
  35. Hoffman & Trippe by Hope Hoffman and Jeff Trippe
  36. Ireland’s Harvest : A Tribute To The Golden Years Of Music In Irish America by Joe Derrane, Frankie Gavin And Brian McGrath
  37. Irish Accordion by Joe Derrane
  38. Irish Ceili - The Essential Collection (Irish Dance Music) by Various Artists
  39. Irish Ceili, Reels And Jigs by Various Artists
  40. Irish Rochester (CD 2) by Various Artists
  41. Irish Traditional Music by The Flanaghans
  42. Irish Traditional Music From The Mountain Road by The Corey Family
  43. Irish Traditional Music In America: Chicago by Various Artists
  44. Irish Violin and Accordion by Jackie Roche and Timmy Cronin
  45. Itchy Fingers by Itchy Fingers
  46. Jaunty Jigs & Rambling Reels by Mad Jack Of The Boneyard
  47. Jenny’s Wedding by Various Artists
  48. Keepers Of Tradition: Concertina Players Of County Clare by Various Artists
  49. Live by Portland Megaband
  50. Live at Finnegan’s Wake by The Ned Devines
  51. Live In Lisdoonvarna by The Kilfenora Ceili Band
  52. Lord Of The Dance by Various Artists
  53. Master Of Irish Accordion: Dance Medleys by Mickey Griffin and His Shamrock Orchestra
  54. Mind The Gap by Spriggan
  55. Musiques Traditionnelles D’Irlande by The Crickard Brothers
  56. Ni Fios ce Chum e by DCU Traditional Music Society
  57. Northern Melodies: From New England, Quebec, Cape Breton, Scotland & Shetland by George Wilson
  58. Not For Glory, Nor Riches by The Gorms
  59. On the Threshold of a Drink by The Celtic Camerata
  60. Out On The Ocean by Moher
  61. Over The Moor To Maggie by Inis
  62. Over The Straits by Fiddlehead
  63. Píobaireacht na Mí: The Meath Piping Tradition by Éanna Ó Cróinín
  64. Pipes, Rods ‘n’ Reels by Ray Sloan
  65. Piping Hot by Various Artists
  66. Popular Irish Céilí Dances by Johnny Connolly with E. Kelly and P. Higgins
  67. Portrait Of A Scottish Jew’s Harp Player by Lindsay Porteous and Friends
  68. Pure Traditional Irish Fiddle Music: Brothers Together by Sean McGuire and Jim McGuire
  69. Raise The Rafters by Raise The Rafters
  70. Rockhill by Beltaine
  71. Ruby’s Reel by Inverness Fiddlers
  72. Seán Óg Potts by Sean Og Potts & Gavin Ralston
  73. Seoda Ceoil 1 & 2 by Various Artists
  74. Seoda Ceoil 2 by Various Artists
  75. Set Dancing Downunder by The Coast Ceili Band
  76. Slow And Easy by John Weed And Stuart Mason
  77. Slowplay Jigs, Reels And Hornpipes by Jeffrey Hillgrove
  78. Sounds From The Edge : Traditional Irish Tunes On The Boehm System Flute : CD1 by Tom Greene
  79. Starting With the Finnish by Lux Bridge
  80. Sunday at Conor’s by The Boulder Irish Session
  81. The Best Ever Traditional Irish Pub Session Volume Two by Various Artists
  82. The Best Of Bobby Gardiner by Bobby Gardiner
  83. The Clare Shout by Bobby Gardiner
  84. The Dawn by The Shandrum Céilí Band
  85. The Devils Of Dublin by Celtic Music Society (East Rochester HS)
  86. The Donegal Fiddle by Various Artists
  87. The Floating Bowhand by Jim McKillop
  88. The Flute Players Of Roscommon Vol 2 by Various Artists
  89. The Great Bear Trio by The Great Bear Trio
  90. The Heather Breeze Céilí Band: Lively Traditional Irish Music for Set Dancing and Listening by The Heather Breeze Céilí Band
  91. The Master Pipers — Volume 4 by Tommy Reck
  92. The Masters Choice by Joe Derrane, Jerry O’Brien & Bobby Gardiner
  93. The Otherworld CD1 by Various Artists
  94. The Piper’s Rock by Various Artists
  95. The Punters by The Punters
  96. The Ragged Rogues by The Ragged Rogues
  97. The Stone In The Field by Tommy Reck
  98. Traditional Fiddle Playing from Inishowen by Seamus Grant
  99. Traditional Irish Music Played On The Uilleann Pipes by Robbie Hannan
  100. Tunes For Practice by Seamus Creagh
  101. Turas Ceoil by The Clare Céilí Band
  102. Turning by Knot Fibb’n
  103. Volume 1 by Augusta Ceili Band
  104. We’ll Seek No More Engagements by Aidan Crossey
  105. Where Else Would You Be by The Pub Scouts
  106. You’re Standing In My Light by Donnybrook and Friends