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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) (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