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The Boys Of The Lough   •   To Welcome Paddy Home

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  • To Welcome Paddy Home
    • 1985 - Shanachie 79061 LP (USA)
  • Side One
    1. When Sick Is It Tea You Want?, Donegal Highland, Johnny McIljohn's No. 1, Johnny McIljohn's No. 2 (jig, highland, reels)
    2. To Welcome Paddy Home (song)
    3. Miss Rowan Davies (air)
    4. The Antrim Rose, Miss McGuinness, Brereton's (reels)
    5. The Tombigbee Waltz, The Ennis March (waltz, march)
  • Side Two
    1. Cape Breton Wedding Reel No. 1, Cape Breton Wedding Reel No. 2, Cape Breton Wedding Reel No. 3
    2. Alexander's, The Green Cockade (hornpipes)
    3. The Rose Of Ardee (song)
    4. The Teelin March, Father O'Flynn (march, jig)
    5. Eugene Stratton, The Constitution, President Garfield's (hornpipes)

  • The Boys Of The Lough
    • Aly Bain (Shetland): Fiddle
    • Cathal McConnell (Ireland): Flute, Whistle, Vocal (Track: 8)
    • Dave Richardson (Northumberland): Concertina, Mandolin, Tenor Banjo, Cittern
    • Christy O'Leary (Ireland): Uillean Pipes, Harmonica, Whistle, Vocal (Track: 2)
    • John Coakley (Ireland): Guitar, Piano
  • Credits
    • Produced by Peter Harris and Boys of the Lough
    • Recorded and Mixed at Castle Sound Studios, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland
    • Engineered by Calum Malcolm
    • All tracks: Trad. Arr. A. Bain, C. McConnell, C. O'Leary, D. Richardson
    • Cover Photo: Village of Glenoe, Ireland, c. 1902

Sleeve Notes

This album welcomes two new Irishmen to the band. Christy O'Leary comes from County Kerry and John Coakley from County Cork. We hope you enjoy the new music they bring with them.

Our thanks are due to those friends who kindly gave us tunes:
Tommy Gunn — The Green Cockade
Mairead Mooney and Frankie Kennedy — The Teelin March
Sharon Creasey — The Cape Breton Wedding Reels
Tom Ginley — Brereton's
Gabey McArdle — The Rose of Ardee
Phil Cunningham — Miss Rowan Davies
Dermot McLoughlin & Dermot Byrne — The Constitution, Garfield's
Willie McElroy — To Welcome Paddy Home
James Bryan (Mentone, Alabama) — The Tombigbee Waltz

Also thanks to Willie Haines, Ann Ward and Norman Chalmers for the loan of instruments.