Stockton's Wing   •   Take A Chance

  • Take A Chance
    • 1980 - TARA 3004 LP (IRL)
  • Side One
    1. My Darling Asleep, Sonny Brogans (Jigs)
    2. Boys of the Lough, Star of Munster (Reels)
    3. Cameron Highlander's
    4. Take a Chance (Mike Hanrahan)
    5. Bill Harte's, Going to the Well for Water (Jig & Slide)
  • Side Two
    1. Fiddler John (Allan Taylor)
    2. The Frost Is All Over, Queen of the Rushes (Jigs)
    3. The Post Man (Tommy Hayes)
    4. Ten Thousand Miles
    5. Austin Tierneys, Hughie Travers, Jenny's Chickens (Reels & Jigs)

  • Stockton's Wing
    • Mike Hanrahan: Guitar & Vocals
    • Tommy Hayes: Bodhrán, Jew's Harp, Bones, Spoons
    • Paul Roche: Flute, Whistle, Low Whistle, Vocals
    • Maurice Lennon: Fiddle, Viola, Vocals
    • Kieran Hanrahan: Banjo, Mandolin, Bouzouki, Guitar, Harmonica
  • Musicians
    • Tony Callanan: Guitars (Tracks: 1, 3, 10)
    • Maura O'Connell: Backing Vocals (Tracks: 4, 6)
    • Philip Begley: Piano (Track: 9)
  • Credits
    • Produced by P.J. Curtis
    • Arrangements: Stockton's Stockton's Wing and P.J. Curtis
    • All tracks: Trad. Arr. Stockton's Wing & P.J. Curtis, unless otherwise noted.
    • Recorded at Lombard Sound Studios
    • Engineer: Philip Begley
    • Cover Painting by Willie Matthews
    • Design & Layout: Creative A.D.
    • We would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to the following people:
      • Tom Barrett, Ben Lennon and Sonny Murray who have been instrumental in our musical development.
      • Tom Eustace and Bill McNamara, Two great Clare musicians with whom we have spent many hours playing and swopping tunes.
      • Fr. Joe McMahon, St. Flannan's College, Ennis for the use of the concert hall.
      • Brogan's Bar, Ennis for the back room!
    • Special thanks to:
      • Mick Barry, our soundman, Dónal Lunny, Gerry O'Beirne and especially P.J. Curtis for his contribution to the arrangements.
  • Notes
    • Information on this release comes from outside sources.