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Traditional Music Sessions from the John Joe Healy Collection
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Musicians: Michael Falsey, Seafield, Quilty, uilleann pipes & flute; Paddy Galvin, Tromroe, Quilty, fiddle; J C Talty, Caherrush, Quilty, flute; Thady & Bobby Casey, Annagh, Mullagh, fiddles; ‘Grandma’ Healy, Quilty, concertina; John Joe Healy, Quilty & London, fiddle; Johnny Burke, Cooraclare, singer

Date and venue of recording unknown
. Most items recorded at a house party (in Healys’ home in Quilty?) with some recorded in London to be sent back to Clare.
Recorded by John Joe Healy

John Joe Healy Collection Tape 49

Michael falsey
JC talty
Paddy Galvin
Bobby Casey


Items 1 – 2; 37: Michael Falsey; Paddy Galvin
Items 3 – 7; 20: Unidentified flute (either Michael Falsey or J C Talty); Paddy Galvin
Items 8 – 12: J C Talty
Item 13 – 17: Michael Falsey, J C Talty, Paddy Galvin
Item 19: 26 – 31: Thady Casey
Items 21– 22: Unidentified fiddles
Items 23 – 25: Paddy Galvin
Items 32 – 33: ‘Grandma’ Healy (aged 86 years)
Items 34 – 36: Michael Falsey
Item 38; 44 – 46: Bobby Casey
Item 39: Johnny Burke
Item 41 – 42: John Joe Healy

Introductions by Peggy Healy nee Casey, Annagh, Mullagh, and unidentified male (Tony/Anthony?)

1. Jig: Frieze Britches (.10 – 2.49)
2. Reel: Rakish Paddy (3.00 – 4.46)
3. Reel: Fermoy Lasses (4.50 – 5.55)
4. Jig: Battering Ram (6.07 – 6.52)
5. Reels (2): Boys of Ballysodare/Galway Rambler (6.56 – 8.37)
6. Jig: Lark in the Strand (8.39 – 9.54)
7. Hornpipe: Stack of Barley (9.58 – 10.31)
8. Jig: Leitrim Fancy (10.41 – 11.48)
9. Reel: Limestone Rock (11.51 – 12.46)
10. Reel: Craig’s Pipes (12.50 – 14.16)
11. Hornpipe: Slievenamon (14.20 – 15.55)
12. Jig: Tell Her I Am (15.56 – 17.27)
13. Reel: Old Torn Petticoat (17.30 – 18.40)
14. Reels: The Belharbour/The Ewe (18.43 – 21.02)
15. Reels (2): Boys of Ballysodare/Come West Along the Road (21.05 – 22.32)
16. Reel: Jolly Tinker (22.33 – 23.59)
17. Reels: Craig’s Pipes (24.06 – 25.55)
18. Talk: Peggy Healy introduces tape; message from Susan Casey to family in England (25.56 – 26.54)
19. Set dance: The Blackbird (26.56 – 29.05)
20. Reels (2): Dunmore Lasses/Chicago (29.06 – 30.52)
21. Jig: Tenpenny Bit (30.56 – 31.29)
22. Jig: Seán Ryan’s No.1 (31.31 – 32.06)
23. Reel: Mowing Machine (32.10 – 34.04)
24. Jig: Rose in the Heather (34.14 – 35.23)
25. Reel: Spike Island Lasses (35.26 – 36.57)
26. Jig: Cliffs of Moher (fragment) (36.59 – 37.23)
27. Reel: The Collier's (37.25 – 38.14)
28. Set dance: An tiocfaidh Tú abhaile Liom? (38.19 – 39.26)
29. Reel: Hunter's Purse (39.30 – 41.02)
30. Jig: Humours of Bandon (41.04 – 42.44)
31. Jig: Connie the Soldier (unfinished) (42.45 – 43.36)
32. Reel: Old torn Petticoat (43.40 – 44.58)
33. Hornpipe: Boys of Bluehill (45.10 – 47.04)
34. Jig: Garrett Barry’s (47.27 – 48.35)
35. Reel: Fermoy Lasses (48.39 – 49.54)
36. Hornpipe: Mullingar Races (49.58 – 51.31)
37. Reel: Rakish Paddy (unfinished) (51.38 – 53.01)
38. Set dance: Garden of Daisies (53.03 – 55.30)
39. Song: Sweet Old Sragh (55.43 – 59.27)
40. Talk: Message from Bobby Casey to Mother, Susan
41. Reel: Reel with the Birl (1.00.03 – 1.01.01)
42. Reel: Star of Munster (1.01.07 – 1.02.04)
43. Talk: Message to Clare (1.02.05 – 1.02.17)
44. Reels (2): Morning Dew/Grand Canal (1.02.20 – 1.04.51)
45. Reels (3): Dogs Among the Bushes/Merry Sisters/Kitty’s Gone A-Milking (1.04.51 – 1.08.17)
46. Reels (2): Wheels of the World/Woman of the House (with variations) (1.08.20 – 1.11.43)

Michael Falsey, photo Michael John Glynne

Michael Falsey, c.1975. Photo Michael John Glynne ©
Clare Local Studies Project

Paddy Galvin

Paddy Galvin, 1999. Photo © Peter Laban


JC Talty, photo Michael John Glynne

JC Talty, 1974. Photo Michael John Glynne © Clare Local Studies Project

 



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