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Session in O’Connor’s Bar, Doolin
Musicians: Micho Russell, Doolin, Peadar O’Loughlin, Kilmaley, flutes; Willie Shannon, Doolin, Paddy Killourhy, Liscannor, fiddles; Willie Clancy, Miltown Malbay, uilleann pipes; Joe Cuneen, Spanish Point, whistle and bodhrán
Singers: Micho Russell, Doolin; Unidentified man


Recorded in O’Connor’s Bar, Fisherstreet, Doolin, 1962
Recorded by Joe Vaughan, Miltown Malbay; Cassette donated by unknown

BR Taylor Collection Tape 085


Micho Russell
Peadar O'Loughlin
Willie Shannon
Paddy Killourhy, photo Peter Laban
Willie Clancy, Doolin, 1971, Youtube screenshot
Joe Cuneen


Note:
Much of the tape includes sounds of dancing, either individual stepping or sets.
Items marked (WC) include Willie Clancy and items marked (JC) include Joe Cuneen. It is not known whether these items were recorded at above session.
Items 12 & 44: Micho Russell
Item 40: Paddy Killourhy, fiddle solo

1. Reels (2): Down the Broom/Gatehouse Maid (.01 – 1.49)
2. Reel: Coleman's Cross (1.52 – 3.20)
3. Reels (2): Galway Rambler/Sheehan’s (Wellington) (3.24 – 4.47)
4. Reel: McKenna's No.2 (4.49 – 5.33)
5. Reels (2): Old Bush/Galtee (5.34 – 7.44)
6. Reels (2): Ladies Pantalettes/Collier’s (7.45 – 9.17)
7. Reel: Micho Russell's (9.20 – 10.37)
8. Reel: Micho Russell's (10.39 – 11.33)
9. Waltz: Lovely Erin (11.35 – 13.14)
10. Double Jig: Four Poster Bed (13.15 – 14.43)
11. Reel: Spike Island Lasses (14.46 – 16.02)
12. Reel: Christmas Eve (16.04 – 17.14)
13. Reel: Christmas Eve (all) (17.18 – 19.16)
14. Reel: House on the Hill (19.19 – 21.02)
15. Reel: Trip to Durrow (21.05 – 21.41)
16. Reel: Rakish Paddy (21.45 – 23.08)
17. Reel: Sporting Nell (23.10 – 25.28)
18. Reel: Johnny Cronin's (WC) 25.31 – 27.03)
19. Hornpipe: Wicklow (WC) (27.06 – 29.45)
20. Reel: Rakish Paddy (WC) (29.47 – 31.29)
21. Reel: Green Fields of America (31.30 – 33.19)
22. Reel: Steampacket (33.21 – 34.53)
23. Jig: Rambling Pitchfork (WC) (34.54 – 36.24)
24. Reel: Flogging (WC) 36.26 – 38.10)
25. Reel: Morning Star (WC) (38.13 – 39.38)
26. Reel: Jenny Picking Cockles (WC) (39.41 – 41.15)
27. Jig: Piper's Chair (WC) (41.18 – 42.52)
28. Reel: Rolling in the Barrel (WC) (42.54 – 44.06)
29. Jig: Frieze Britches – fragment (WC) (44.11 – 44.40)
30. Reel: Heathery Breeze (WC) (44.41 – 45.12)
31. Reel: Fermoy Lasses (45.13 – 45.57)
32. Jig: Black Rogue (46.00 – 46.26)
33. Reel: Steampacket (46.28 – 47.55)
34. Reel: Humours of Lissadell (47.56 – 50.39)
35. Reel: Tim Maloney's (50.40 – 52.00)
36. Polka: Humours of Ballymote (52.02 – 52.53)
37. Reel: Bunch of Keys (52.58 – 53.56)
38. Reel: Flax in Bloom (53.58 – 55.22)
39. Song: My Charming ? (anonymous singer and fiddle) (55.24 – 58.51)
40. Reels (2): Miss McLeod’s/Philip O'Beirne's Delight (58.53 – 1.02.19)
41. Reel: Gan ainm (JC) (1.02.22 – 1.03.53)
42. Reel: Sligo Maid (JC) (1.04.07 – 1.05.25)
43. Set dance: Bonaparte's Retreat (JC) (1.05.27 – 1.06.53)
44. Song: Little Fisher Boy (1.06.54 – 1.08.58)
45. Reel: Touch Me if You Dare (flute and lilting) (1.08.59 – 1.09.56)
46. Reel: Colonel Frazier's (fiddle & flute) (1.09.58 – 1.11.46)
47. Hp: Gan ainm (1.11.47 – 1.14.25)
48. Reel: Liffey Banks (1.14.28 – 1.15.59)
49. Reel: College Groves (1.16.01 – 1.17.40)
50. Reel: Gan ainm (1.17.42 – 1.19.47)
51. Reels (2): Wind that Shakes the Barley/Last Night’s Fun (1.19.50 – 1.22.02)
52. Reel: Pigeon on the Gate (fragment) (1.22.02 – 1.22.22)
53. Reel: Christmas Eve (1.22.24 – 1.23.39)
54. Reel: Mountain Road (1.23.42 – 1.25.02)
55. Reels (3): Tarbolton/Longford Collector/Sailor’s Bonnet (1.25.04 – 1.28.09)

Micho Russell

Micho Russell, c.1975. Photo: Michael John Glynne. © Clare Local Studies Project


Willie Shannon

Willie Shannon, 1974. Photo: Michael John Glynne. © Clare Local Studies Project


Paddy Killourhy, photo Peter Laban

Paddy Killourhy 1993, photo © Peter Laban


Peadar O'Loughlin

Peadar O'Loughlin


Willie Clancy, Doolin, 1971 from a Youtube video

Willie Clancy, Doolin, 1971

Three Quilty musicians in 1947: Joe Cuneen, John Falsey and Michael Falsey

Three Quilty musicians in 1947: Joe Cuneen, John Falsey and Michael Falsey

 


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