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Martin 'Junior' Crehan & Ita Crehan, fiddles & Margaret Crehan, concertina, Bonavella, Mullagh & Martin O’Brien, tin whistle, Mullagh; PJ Crotty, Moyasta, introductions

Recorded in 'Junior' Crehan’s home
Date of recording unknown (on a Good Friday)

John Joe Healy Collection Tape 4

Martin Junior Crehan
Margaret Crehan
PJ Crotty
Ita Crehan


Items 2, 4-6, 8-11, 13-15, 19, 23, 28, 30-32: 'Junior' Crehan, fiddle; Unknown whistle/s player
Items 12, 16, 20, 22, 24, 25: 'Junior' Crehan, fiddle
Item 3: Martin O’Brien, whistle; 'Junior' Crehan, fiddle
Item 18: Two unidentified fiddle players
Item 21: 'Junior' Crehan, fiddle & unknown fiddle player
Items 26, 27: Ita Crehan, fiddle; Margaret Crehan, concertina
Item 29: 'Junior' Crehan, fiddle; Margaret Crehan, concertina; Unknown whistle player
Item 33: Unidentified female lilter


1. Tune: O'Leary's Daughter – ensemble (.01 - .31)
2. Slide: Patsy Geary's (.34 - 1.32)
3. Slide: Basket of Oysters (1.35 - 2.33)
4. Jigs (2): Thady’s (2.35 - 4.34)
5. Jig: Anthony Frawley’s (4.37 - 5.35)
6. Slides: Gan ainm (5.37 - 7.50)
7. Slides: ? Fancy (fragment) (7.52 - 8.03)
8. Slide: Lonesome Road to Dingle (8.04 - 9.03)
9. Jig: High Part of the Road (9.04 - 9.31)
10. Jig: The Kid (9.34 - 10.42)
11. Jig: Clancy's (10.44 - 11.50)
12. Jig: When Johnny comes Marching Home (11.54 - 13.29)
13. Jig: Tidy Girleen (13.33 - 14.35)
14. Reel: Drunken Piper (14.40 - 15.58)
15. Hornpipe: West the Hill (15.59 - 17.24)
16. Hornpipe: Denis Murphy’s (17.28 - 18.56)
17. March: Gan ainm (18.57 - 19.35)
18. March: Girl I Left Behind (19.36 - 20.25)
19. Hornpipes (3): Humours of Tullycrine /Junior Crehan's No.1 / Junior’s? (20.26 - 24.32)
20. Reel: Murphy’s Greyhound (fragment) (24.37 - 25.06)
21. Intro: Junior: ‘This reel is dedicated to Danny Meehan, it’s called the Broken Jaw’, then plays tune/Wheels of the World (reel) (25.17 - 27.55)
22. Slow air: Gan ainm (27.55 - 29.04)
23. Slow air: Gan ainm; into Reels (2): Tailor's Thimble / Morning Dew (29.06 - 31.47)
24. Slow air: Lament For Staker Wallace (31.50 - 33.22)
25. Slow air: Anach Cuain; into Jig: The Sheep in the Boat (33.25 - 35.18)
26. Slide: O'Leary's Daughter (35.31 - 36.07)
27. Jig: Tenpenny Bit (36.15 - 36.41)
28. Slow air: Banks of Sullane (36.44 - 37.28)
29. Slow air: Gan ainm (37.46 - 40.36)
30. Reel: Rainy Day (40.43 - 42.02)
31. Jigs (2): Humours of Bandon / Gan ainm (42.03 - 44.21)
32. Set Dance: Rodney’s Glory (44.23 - 44.37)
33. Jig: Fuaireas a Cuireadh chun dul ar an bPósadh (44.38 - 45.07)

Martin Junior Crehan, Photo Peter Laban

Martin Junior Crehan, 1997. Photo © Peter Laban


Ita Crehan

Ita Crehan, 2012. Photo © Peter Laban


Margaret Crehan

Margaret Crehan, 1998. Photo © Peter Laban


PJ Crotty

PJ Crotty, 1999. Photo © Peter Laban

 


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