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Early Ballads in Ireland 1968-1985

Various Artists: Early Ballads in Ireland 1968-1985 (An Goílín 007-8)

Early Ballads in Ireland 1968-1985
edited by Tom Munnelly and Hugh Shields
Various Artists

(2 cassettes, Ireland, 1985)
An Goílín 007-8 (2 CD, Ireland, 2015)

Musicians

see the individual tracks

Tracks

CD 1

  1. Brigid Murphy: The Dewy Glens of Yarrow (Roud 13; Child 214; G/D 2:215) (3.33)
    recorded by Tom Munnelly at The Forester's Hall, Forkill, Co Armagh, on 1 October 1983 during a singaround
  2. Joe Holmes: The Dark-Eyed Gipsy (Roud 1; Child 200; G/D 2:278; Henry H124) (5.30)
    recorded by Hugh Shields in Eddie Butcher's house, Magilligan, Co Derry, on 18 March 1975
  3. Joe Holmes and Len Graham: The Pretty Little Cock (Roud 179; Child 248) (4.55)
    recorded by Hugh Shields in Eddie Butcher's house, Magilligan, Co Derry, on 18 March 1975
  4. Rose McCartin: Stock or Wall (Roud 36; Child 46; G/D 4:842; Henry H681) (6.24)
    recorded by Hugh Shields at the singer's home, Annalong, Co Down, on 24 July 1970
  5. John Byrne: Little Sir Hugh (Roud 73; Child 155) (7.01)
    recorded by Hugh Shields at the singer's home, Malinbeg, Co Donegal, on 27 August 1981
  6. Eddie Butcher: Saturday Night Is Hallowe'en Night (Roud 35; Child 39; G/D 2:330) (0.41)
    recorded by Hugh Shields at his home in Dublin, on 10 September 1975
  7. Corney McDaid: False Lover John (Roud 21; Child 4; G/D 2:225; Henry H163) (5.49)
    recorded by Tom Munnelly in the home of Jim mcBride, Buncrana, Co Donegal, on 17 May 1984
  8. Mary Baylon: Johnny Scott (Roud 63; Child 99; G/D 5:1013; Henry H736) (4.13)
    recorded by Seán Corcoran at Ardee, Co Louth, on 2 October 1971
  9. John Byrne: Barbara Allen (Roud 54; Child 84; G/D 6:1193; Henry H236) (5.48)
    recorded by Hugh Shields at the singer's home, Malinbeg, Co Donegal, on 5 September 1968
  10. Margaret Dunne: There Was an Old Woman from Conner in Hell (Roud 160; Child 278; G/D 2:320) (2.55)
    recorded by Tom Munnelly at the singer's home, Bellanagh, Co Cavan, on 12 November 1971

CD 2

  1. Ollie Conway: Lord Gregory (Roud 49; Child 76; G/D 6:1226) (9.07)
    recorded by Tom Munnelly at the singer's pub, Mullagh, Co Clare on 1 February 1985
  2. Tom Lenihan: Lord Lovel (Roud 48; Child 75; G/D 6:1232) (5.02)
    recorded by Tom Munnelly at the singer's home, Miltown Malbay, Co Clare, on 1 April 1977
  3. Martin Howley: Knight William (Roud 253; Child 74; G/D 2:337) (3.59)
    recorded by Tom Munnelly at the singer's home, Ballyinagh, Fanore, Co Clare, on 10 August 1975
  4. Frank Browne: The Banks of the Sweet Viledee (Roud 14; Child 243; G/D 2:332) (3.10)
    recorded by Hugh Shields at the singer's home, Tathnollaig, Belnagare, Co Roscommon, on 4 June 1983
  5. Larry Mulligan: The Creel (Roud 120; Child 281; G/D 2:317; Henry H201) (2.23)
    Enaghan, Moyne, Co Longford, from a tape made for Breandán Breathnach, about 1969
  6. Jim Kelly: Lord Abore (Roud 55; Child 87) (4.12)
    recorded my Tom Munnelly in O'Donoghue's pub, Merrion Row, Dublin, May 1970
  7. Frank Feeney: Lord O'Bore (Roud 55; Child 87) (4.40)
    recorded by Tom Munnelly and Hugh Shields at the singer's home, Galloping Green, Foxrock, Co Dublin, on 5 December 1970
  8. John Campbell: Ther Was a Shepherd's Boy (Roud 11; Child 112; G/D 2:301) (2.12)
    recorded by Tom Munnelly at breakfast time in Cunningham's guest house, Forkhill, Co Armagh, on 7 October 1984
  9. Nora Cleary: The Holland Handkerchief (Roud 246; Child 272; Henry H217) (3.44)
    recorded by Tom Munnelly at the singer's home, The Hand, Doonogan, Co Clare, on 10 July 1975
  10. Elizabeth Jeffries: Rosemary Lane (Roud 12; Child 2; G/D 2:329) (1.54)
    recorded by Tom Munnelly at the singer's home, Kilmore, Co Wexford, on 12 December 1972

All tracks trad.