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Session in Crehans’ Home, Bonavella, Mullagh
Musicians: Martin 'Junior' Crehan, fiddle; Angela Crehan Crotty, whistle?, Bonavella, Mullagh; Bobby Casey, fiddle, Annagh; John Joe Healy, fiddle, Spanish Point; PJ Crotty, flute/whistle? Moyasta; unidentified guitar/mandola/mandolin; unidentified accordion; unidentified piano.

Recorded in Crehans’ home, August 1977
John Joe Healy Collection Tape 11
Possibly a continuation of Tape 10

Martin Junior Crehan
Bobby Casey
PJ Crotty
Angela (Crehan) Crotty


All Items: Ensemble, except
Item 10: Unidentified solo whistle
Items 11-15: Unidentified solo fiddle (Item 15 possibly Bobby Casey)

1. Reel: Dan Breen's (.02 – .52)
2. Reels (2): Rip the Calico (in G)/Rip the Calico (in D) (.53 – 3.18)
3. Reel: Gan ainm (3.20 – 3.55)
4. Reel: Mowing Machine (3.57 – 4.49)
5. Reel: Down the Broom (4.52 – 6.25)
6. Reel: Otter's Holt (6.26 – 7.20)
7. Reel: Gan ainm (7.23 – 9.51)
8. Reel: Sporting Nell (9.53 – 11.01)
9. Reels (2): Beauty Spot/New Mown Meadows (11.04 – 13.43)
10. Reel: Lady's Pantalettes (13.43 – 14.09)
11. Jig: Hag at the Spinning Wheel (14.09 – 14.39)
12. Reel: Wind that Shakes the Barley (14.40 – 15.24)
13. Reels (2): Maple Leaf/Man of Aran (15.26 – 17.37)
14. Air: Lament for Staker Wallace (17.40 – 20.11)
15. Reels (2): Bobby Casey's/Connaught Heifers (20.15 – 22.23)
16. Reel: Tie the Ribbons (22.25 – 24.32)
17. Jig: Pull the Knife and Stick it again (24.33 – 26.26)
18. Reels (3): Green Mountain/Humours of Lissadell/Gan ainm (fragment) (26.29 – 28.57)
19. Reel: Sligo Maid (29.00 – 30.40)
20. Reel: Killanan's Fancy (30.42 – 32.25)
21. Jig: Billy O’Donnell’s (32.27 – 33.49)
22. Slide: O'Leary's Daughter (33.51 – 34.30)
23. Reel: Tempest (34.33 – 35.45)
24. Reel: Mother's Delight (35.50 – 36.22)
25. Reel: Drag Her Round the Road (36.26 – 38.02)
26. Reels (2): Jenny’s Wedding (?)/Over the Moor to Maggie (38.04 – 41.43)
27. Reels: Star of Munster (41.46 – 42.24)
28. Reels: George White’s Favourite (42.24 – 44.33)
29. Jigs (2): Cliffs of Moher (Gm)/Humours of Ennistymon (44.35 – 46.45)
30. Hornpipe: Cronin's (46.47 – 48.41)
31. Hornpipe: Cronin's (fragment) (48.43 – 48.59)
32. Hornpipe: Callaghan's (49.02 – 49.55)
33. Reels (2): Kerry/Tap Room (49.58 – 52.58)
34. Reel: Miss McDonald's (53.00 – 54.23)
35. Reels (2): Duke of Leinster/London Lasses (54.26 – 56.45)
36. Reel: Dan Breen's (56.50 – 57.46)
37. Reel: Rip the Calico (57.47 – 58.46)

Bobby Casey & Martin 'Junior' Crehan, photo Peter Laban

Bobby Casey & Martin Junior Crehan, 1996. Photo © Peter Laban


John Joe Healy, photo Pat Mackenzie

John Joe Healy, 1985. Photo © Pat Mackenzie

 


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