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Session in Katty’s Bar, Mullagh
Musicians: Martin 'Junior' Crehan, Bonavella, Mullagh; Michael Downes, Cloonlaheen West, Mullagh, Barry Taylor, Cooraclare, fiddles


Recorded in Katty’s Bar, Mullagh, September 26, 1977
Recorded by Barry Taylor
BR Taylor Collection Tape 033


Martin Junior Crehan
Michael Downes


1. Jigs (2): Thrush in the Straw/Maid in the Meadow (.01 – 2.03)
2. Reels (2): Pigeon on the Gate/Toss the Feathers (2.07 – 4.11)
3. Set dances (2): Mount Famous Hunt/Rodney’s Glory (4.15 – 6.50)
4. Reels (3): Kerry/Morning Dew/Woman of the House (6.53 – 10.07)
5. Reels (3): Sligo Maid/Green Groves of Erin/Toss the Feathers (2nd version) (10.13 – 13.04)
6. Hornpipes (3): Where did You find Her?/Liverpool Hornpipe/Boys of Bluehill (13.10 – 16.29)
7. Jig: Old Grey Goose (16.33 – 19.29)
8. Jig: Geese in the Bog (19.33 – 21.49)
9. Jig: Pipe on the Hob (21.54 – 23.25)
10. Jig: Pipe on the Hob (fragment) (23.29 – 24.14)
11. Reels (2): Broken Pledge/Jug of Punch (24.17 – 27.11)
12. Jig: Dr O’Neill’s (a bit scrambled) (27.15 – 29.04)
13. Reel: Musical Priest (29.08 – 30.56)
14. Reel (3): Mamma's Pet/The Bloom of Youth/Heather Breeze (31.02 – 33.56)
15. Waltz: Gan ainm (fragment) (34.04 – 35.12)
16. Reel: Mountain Top (35.14 – 36.28)
17. Jig: Morrison's (36.33 – 38.10)
18. Reel: Tuttle’s (unfinished) (38.13 – 38.52)
19. Talk: 'Junior' Crehan explains rolls and other ornamentation to Barry Taylor (38.52 – 42.22)

Barry Taylor, Michael Downes & Martin 'Junior' Crehan in Gleeson's, Coore c.1978. Photo Pat Mackenzie

Barry Taylor, Michael Downes & Martin 'Junior' Crehan
in Gleeson's, Coore, c.1978.

Photo © Pat Mackenzie


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