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Session in Crehans’ Home, Bonavella, Mullagh
Musicians: Willie Clancy, Miltown Malbay & Seamus Ennis, Naul, Co Dublin, uilleann pipes; Martin ‘Junior’ Crehan, fiddle; Angela Crehan, whistle, piano; Ita Crehan, whistle, Bonavella, Mullagh.
Singer: Seamus Ennis, Dublin


Recorded in Crehans’ home, 10th October, 1961
Recorded by Martin Talty for Timmy Casey
John Joe Healy Collection Tape 12


Willie Clancy, Doolin, 1971, Youtube screenshot
Seamus Ennis
Ita Crehan
Martin Junior Crehan
Angela 9Crehan) Crotty


Cassette marked: ‘Side 2: Casey’s tape’.

Willie Clancy (WC), Seamus Ennis (SE) Martin ‘Junior’ Crehan (JC) Angela Crehan (AC), Ita Crehan (IC)

1. Reels (2): Green Groves of Erin/Ivy Leaf (WC (& SE?)) (.02 – 2.25)
2. Jigs (2): Maid in the Meadow/Rambling Pitchfork (WC (& SE?)) (2.28 – 4.27)
3. Set dance: Rodney’s Glory (WC (& SE?)) (4.29 – 6.18)
4. Reel: Flogging Reel (WC (& SE?)) (6.19 – 7.73)
5. Jig: Billy O’Donnell’s (JC, AC & IC) (7.39 – 8.43)
6. Reel: Sporting Paddy (JC, AC & IC) (8.44 – 9.38)
7. Reels (2): Boys of Ballisodare/Hare’s Paw? (JC, AC & IC) (9.54 – 11.18)
8. Jig: Geese in the Bog (JC & AC) (11.21 – 13.52)
9. Reel: Lucy Campbell (JC & AC) (13.57 – 15.06)
10. Reel: Wheels of the World (WC & JC) (15.08 – 16.21)
11. Reel: Down the Broom (WC & JC) (16.28 – 18.15)
12. Jig: Frieze Britches (WC & JC) (18.17 – 20.52)
13. Song: Long A-Growing (SE) (20.58 – 25.00)
14. Jigs (2): Monk’s/Rambling Pitchfork (break in playing) (SE) (25.17 – 28.00)
15. Jigs (2): Ask my Father (single jig)/Dusty Miller (slip jig) (SE) (28.06 – 30.52)
16. Reels (3): Hand Me Down the Tackle/Dublin/Silver Spear (SE) (31.02 – 35.46)
17. Set Dance: Ace and Deuce of Piping (SE) (35.58 – 38.07)
18. Reel: Jenny’s Wedding (WC & JC) – accompaniment to set dancing (38.08 – 39.17)
19. Jig: Mist Covered Mountain/Garrett Barry’s? (WC & JC) (39.19 – 41.26)
20. Reels (2): Dairy Maid/Flax in Bloom (WC & JC) (41.29 – 43.24)

Willie Clancy, Doolin, 1971 from a Youtube video

Willie Clancy, Doolin, 1971


Josie Hayes & Martin Junior Crehan

Josie Hayes & Martin Junior Crehan, at the Dunsallagh Feis, 1936

Ita Crehan

Ita Crehan, 2012. Photo
© Peter Laban

Angela (Crehan) Crotty

Angela Crehan Crotty, 2008. Photo: Pasquello © Clare County Library

 


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