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Irish Ballads & Songs of the Sea

Dan Milner: Irish Ballads & Songs of the Sea (Folk-Legacy CD-124)

Irish Ballads & Songs of the Sea
Dan Milner

Folk-Legacy Records CD-124 (CD, USA, 1998)

Recorded in Philadelphia, Seattle, Washington and New York in 1982, 1985, and 1997

Musicians

Dan Milner, vocals, organ [8];
Louis Killen, vocals [13], chorus [1-3, 8, 10, 15], concertina [1-2, 11, 13];
Mick Moloney, chorus [1, 10, 15], mandolin [1, 10], guitar [10, 15];
Andy O'Brien, chorus [5], guitar [5, 7, 14];
Billy McComiskey, accordion [5, 7, 14];
Bob Conroy, chorus [5], guitar [9];
Frank Woerner, chorus [5];
Liam Milner, chorus [5, 8];
Brian Conway, violin [9];
Jan Christensen, 12-string guitar [9];
Brendan Mulvihill, viola [14]

Tracks

  1. Paddy West (Roud 3092) (3.26)
  2. Banks of Newfoundland (Roud 1812; Laws K25) (2.59)
  3. Billy O'Shea (2.39)
  4. The Loss of the Ship “Jane Maria” (3.47)
  5. The Harp Without the Crown (Roud 7989) (3.19)
  6. The Nightingale (Roud 1093; Laws M37; G/D 1:18; Henry H75a) (2.30)
  7. Rosemary Lane (Roud 269; Laws K43; G/D 7:1429; TYG 10) (2.49)
  8. Poor Old Horse (Roud 3724) (1.23)
  9. Lovely Ann (Roud 5804) (5.30)
  10. Row, Bullies, Row (Roud 928) (4.26)
  11. Yellow Meal (Roud 15578) (1.55)
  12. Lord Bateman (Roud 40; Child 53L; G/D 5:1023; Henry H470) (6.12)
  13. The Girls of Valparaiso (Roud 4706; Henry H539) (2.03)
  14. The Lily of the West (Roud 957; Laws P29; Henry H578) (5.55)
  15. Leave Her, Johnny (Roud 354; Henry H53b) (4.55)

All tracks trad. arr. Dan Milner except
Tracks 3, 12 trad., new words and music by Dan Milner