O'Flynn : The Given
Outstanding tracks.' O'Farrell's
Farewell to Limerick'.......'Joyce's Tune'.All
Liam's work is of the highest calibre.His style
is measured and precise with great feel.Liam is
the piper on the classic Planxty albums .There
are several O'Flynn albums available.Arty
McGlynn's contributions on guitar on Liam's
albums are always essential listening for wouldbe
guitarists in the genre.He is one of the very few
who have managed to integrate that instrument
with success .KOP
Finbar Furey:Tomorrow We
Finbar on Pipes.Sublime piping on
this album.Bob Stewart on psaltery,cittern and
guitar.A superb album full of exquisite
renditions.the slow air'Anach Chuin' , 'the Old
Pipe on the Hob' jig ,the reel 'Kiss the Maid
Behind the Bar'. .Finbar and Bob create some
unique settings for the tunes .Difficult to find
this ,but other Finbar Furey albums are
Keane : the
whistle on 'Boys of the 25'....and he plays the
less well known alt. version of 'the Gold Ring'.
Keenan : Na Keen Affair:Poirt An
contender for the King of the Pipers crown!With
Arty McGlynn .Paddy is a superb piper and
essential listening for pipers everywhere.
Clancy the Minstrel
A Ruin' ,a beautiful air from the Minstrel from
Clare.One of the last great Minstrels.His
Waterford gaeltacht legacy survives through the
Willie Clancy summer school.
of the Pipers
some of today's great players.Also a great Pipe
track..'Midnight Walker',a wonderful Air.Davy
uses some contemporary settings for the
tunes.Great sounding pipes.(He makes them !).
Molloy : Shadows on Stone
Irish Flute player you will hear.Makes a magical
sound.The slip jig 'A Fig For A Kiss' is a fine
example of a simple tune rendered sublime in the
hands of an artist.
Ennis : the Bonny Bunch of Roses:the Pure
figure in the 20th Century for his work in many
fields of traditional music,minstrel piper,tune
Bothy Band.Old Hag
You Have Killed Me :1975:
albums contain some of the best work ever
recorded in Irish music,at a time when
traditional music everywhere was buckling under
the onslaught of rock/pop music..
: After the Break :
The Well Below the Valley.
Irvine,Liam O'Flynn,Donal Lunny,Mat
Molloy,Christy Moore!Enough said.
Cape Breton Artists :
Fire in the Kitchen.
Moloney involved.Some great performances from
various Cape Breton artists.