Eighty recordings of a tune named
The Merry Blacksmith

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

A tune by this name has been recorded together with The Silver Spear (lots of times), Joe Bane’s Schottische (a few times), The Sally Gardens (a few times), The Limestone Rock (a few times), Music In The Glen (a few times), The Rainy Day (a few times), Sheehan’s (a few times), Speed The Plough (a few times), The Bird In The Bush (a few times), The Earl’s Chair (a few times), The First House In Connaught (a few times), Julia Delaney’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 Tinker’s Apron (a few times), The Bank Of Ireland, The Belharbour, Bonnie Kate, The Boyne Hunt, The Boys Of ‘45, The Boys Of The Lough, The Cameronian, Castle Kelly, Come West Along The Road, The Congress, Crowley’s, The Cuckoo, The Cup Of Tea, The Doon, The Drops Of Brandy, Drowsy Maggie, The Fairy, Father Kelly’s, The Fermoy Lasses, Flora Macdonald, The Flowers Of Edinburgh, The Gandy Dancer, George White’s Favorite, The Glass Of Beer, The Golden Stud, Gorman’s, The Gravel Walks, The Green Fields Of America, The High, Hold The Reins, Itchy Fingers, The Kesh, The Kilfenora, The Killavil, The Kitchen Girl, Kitty Goes A-Milking, The Maid Behind The Bar, The Maid Of Mount Kisco, The Mason’s Apron, The Merry Harriers, Millbrae, The Mountain Road, The Mouth Of The Tobique, The New Copperplate, Paddy Ryan’s Dream, Poll Ha’Penny, Rattigan’s, The Reconciliation, The Reel Of Bogie, Rolling In The Ryegrass, Ross’s, Saddle The Pony, Saint Anne’s, The Salamanca, Sleep Soond Ida Mornin’, The Sligo Maid, Spootiskerry, The Star Of Munster, Stoney Steps, Sweet Biddy Of Ballyvourney, Tam Lin, The Tarbolton, Tom Ward’s Downfall, Tuttle’s, The Well Wynd, Willafjord, The Wind That Shakes The Barley.

  1. 1891-1945 Disc 1 by Michael Coleman
  2. An Irish Delight by Flanagan Brothers
  3. An Tobar Glé by Neil Mulligan, Neillidh Mulligan
  4. An Toilean Aerach by Johnny Connolly
  5. Archives #3 by Jean Carignan
  6. Autumn Apples by Pat McNulty
  7. Between the Jigs and Reels: A Retrospective by Planxty
  8. Between The Sets by Barefield Ceili Band
  9. Black Mountain Harmonica by Tony Eyers
  10. Catharsis by Burning Bridget Cleary
  11. Celtic Ceili by Various Artists
  12. Celtic Side Saddle by Davey Arthur And Co
  13. Ceol Na Carraige by The Owenabue Valley Trad Group
  14. Cirilli & Metodico by Mc & O’
  15. Clare Ceili by The Kilfenora Ceili Band
  16. Dance Music Of Ireland, Volume 3 by Matt Cunningham
  17. Dance Music Of Ireland, Volume 3 ~ CD Version by Matt Cunningham
  18. Dance Music Of Ireland, Volume 4 by Matt Cunningham
  19. Dance Music Of Ireland, Volume 5 by Matt Cunningham
  20. Dance Music Of Ireland, Volume 6 by Matt Cunningham
  21. Early Recordings Of Irish Traditional Dance Music by John Kimmel
  22. Earworms by Dave Onastik
  23. Foinn Seisiun 1 by Ceoltóirí Cultúrlainne
  24. Forty Years Of Irish Piping by Seamus Ennis
  25. Forty Years Of Irish Piping by Seamus Ennis
  26. Full House by Fairport Convention
  27. High Level by Paddy Ryan
  28. Ireland’s Harvest : A Tribute To The Golden Years Of Music In Irish America by Joe Derrane, Frankie Gavin And Brian McGrath
  29. Irish Accordion by Joe Derrane
  30. Irish Ceili, Reels And Jigs by Various Artists
  31. Irish Rochester (CD 2) by Various Artists
  32. Irish Traditional Music by The Flanaghans
  33. Irish Traditional Music In America: Chicago by Various Artists
  34. Itchy Fingers by Itchy Fingers
  35. Jaunty Jigs & Rambling Reels by Mad Jack Of The Boneyard
  36. Keepers Of Tradition: Concertina Players Of County Clare by Various Artists
  37. Live at Finnegan’s Wake by The Ned Devines
  38. Live In Lisdoonvarna by The Kilfenora Ceili Band
  39. Lord Of The Dance by Various Artists
  40. Master Of Irish Accordion: Dance Medleys by Mickey Griffin’s Shamrock Orchestra
  41. Mind The Gap by Spriggan
  42. Music Of Dreams by Tony Mac Mahon, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Noel Hill
  43. Musiques Traditionnelles D’Irlande by The Crickard Brothers
  44. Ni Fios ce Chum e by DCU Traditional Music Society
  45. Northern Melodies: From New England, Quebec, Cape Breton, Scotland & Shetland by George Wilson
  46. Out On The Ocean by Moher
  47. Over The Moor To Maggie by Inis
  48. Over The Straits by Fiddlehead
  49. Piper’s Rock by Various Artists
  50. Pipes, Rods ‘n’ Reels by Ray Sloan
  51. Piping Hot by Various Artists
  52. Portrait Of A Scottish Jew’s Harp Player by Lindsay Porteous
  53. Pure Traditional Irish Fiddle Music: Brothers Together by Sean McGuire and Jim McGuire
  54. Raise The Rafters by Raise The Rafters
  55. Ruby’s Reel by Inverness Fiddlers
  56. Sean Potts by Sean Og Potts & Gavin Ralston
  57. Seoda Ceoil 1 & 2 by Various Artists
  58. Seoda Ceoil 1 & 2 by Various Artists
  59. Seoda Ceoil 2 by Various Artists
  60. Seoda Ceoil 2 by Various Artists
  61. Set Dancing Downunder by The Coast Ceili Band
  62. Slow And Easy by John Weed And Stuart Mason
  63. Slowplay Jigs, Reels And Hornpipes by Jeffrey Hillgrove
  64. The Best Ever Traditional Irish Pub Session Volume Two by Various Artists
  65. The Clare Shout by Bobby Gardiner
  66. The Dawn by The Shandrum Céilí Band
  67. The Devils Of Dublin by Celtic Music Society (East Rochester HS)
  68. The Donegal Fiddle by Various Artists
  69. The Floating Bowhand by Jim McKillop
  70. The Flute Players Of Roscommon Vol 2 by Various Artists
  71. The Great Bear Trio by The Great Bear Trio
  72. The Heather Breeze Céilí Band: Lively Traditional Irish Music for Set Dancing and Listening by The Heather Breeze Céilí Band
  73. The Ragged Rogues by The Ragged Rogues
  74. The Stone In The Field by Tommy Reck
  75. Traditional Irish Music Played On The Uilleann Pipes by Robbie Hannan
  76. Tunes For Practice by Seamus Creagh
  77. Turning by Knot Fibb’n
  78. We’ll Seek No More Engagements by Aidan Crossey
  79. Where Else Would You Be by The Pub Scouts
  80. You’re Standing In My Light by Donnybrook and Friends