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  • Audio CD (10 Sept. 2007)
  • Number of Discs: 6
  • Format: Box set
  • Label: Free Reed
  • ASIN: B000UYT90I
  • Other Editions: Audio CD
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 935,359 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Disc: 1

  1. The Clare Set - 6 Cd's of 123 Tracks - Various Artists - Various Artists

Product Description

A lavish 6CD boxed set of enhanced and remastered recordings of the entire classic series of 1970s Topic/Free Reed LPs that documented the legendary players of Co. Clare concertina music. All six Clare Concertina LPs, recorded by John Tams & Neil Wayne in 1974, are presented here as a fine box set complete with extensive booklets and many extra tracks from the original recordings. With new sleeve notes from leading musicians and folklorists.

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Somehow, these days when recordings have been put on CD's you expect a digital re-mastering. If it was done, there is a lack of clarity in the sounds of the instruments
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5.0 out of 5 stars Track Listing 18 Feb. 2008
By KPet - Published on
Format: Audio CD

Disc: 1
1. Cambell's Reel - Russell Family
2. Heather Breeze/The Traveller - Russell Family
3. St. Kevin of Glendalough - Russell Family
4. Potlick/The Peeler's Jacket - Russell Family
5. Five Mile Chase - Russell Family
6. Russell's Hornpipe/Fisher's Hornpipe - Russell Family
7. Poor Little Fisher Boy - Russell Family
8. Walls of Liscarroll/The Battering Ram - Russell Family
9. Garret Barry's Reel - Russell Family
10. Tommy Glenny's Reel - Russell Family
11. Connemara Stockings/The Westmeath Hunt - Russell Family
12. When Musheen Went to Bunnan - Russell Family
13. Tatter Jack Walsh - Russell Family
14. De'il Among the Tailors - Russell Family
15. Roscrea Cows - Russell Family
16. Fair Haired Boy/The Black Haired Lass - Russell Family
17. Off to California - Russell Family
18. Give the Girl Her Fourpence - Russell Family
19. Nora Daly - Russell Family
20. Humours of Bandon - Russell Family
21. Leather Away the Wattle - Russell Family
22. Drowsey Maggie/Pigeon on the Gate - Russell Family
23. Bucks of Oranmore - Russell Family
24. Boyne Hunt - Russell Family
25. Clogher Rose (Mary McMahon's)/The Swallow's Tail - Russell Family
26. Tom Tadgell (The Beggar's Song) - Russell Family

Disc: 2
1. Polkas: The Babes in the Wood/Cooraclare Polka/Clare Dragoons - Tommy McMahon,
2. Jigs: The Shady Groves of Piedmont/The Humours of Ennistymon - Tommy McMahon,
3. Reels: The Old Torn Petticoat/Tommy People's Favourite - Tommy McMahon
4. Set Dance: Mount Phoebus Hunt - Tommy McMahon,
5. Reels: Ollie Conway's Selection - Tommy McMahon
6. Reels: Kilrush Races/The Clogher Reel/Burren Reel - Tommy McMahon,
7. Set Dance: Bonaparte's Retreat - Tommy McMahon,
8. March: Bonaparte's March
9. Jigs: Barron's/Jackson's/The Miltown Jig - Tommy McMahon
10. Set Dance: Rodney's Glory - Tommy McMahon,
11. Reel: McMahon's Reel - Tommy McMahon
12. Waltz: Over the Waves - Tommy McMahon,
13. Polkas: Girl I Left Behind/Maggie in the Wood
14. Jigs: Martin Talty's/Thomas Friel's/Joe Cunnean's - Tommy McMahon
15. Hornpipes: Sean Ryan's/Danganella Hornpipe - Tommy McMahon
16. Set Dance: Job O' Journeywork - Tommy McMahon,
17. Reels: The Ash Plant/The Maid of Mount Cisco - Tommy McMahon,
18. Blackbird - Tommy McMahon,
19. Gravel Walks - Tommy McMahon,
20. Honeymoon/Come West Along the Road - Tommy McMahon,
21. Redhaired Lass/Galway Rambler - Tommy McMahon,
22. Paddy Kelly's Reel - Tommy McMahon,
23. Trip to Durrow - Tommy McMahon,
24. Three Sea Captains - Tommy McMahon,
25. Donnybrook Fair/Saddle the Pony/The Lark on the Strand (The Tulla Jig) - Tommy McMahon,
26. Boys of Ballisodare/Five-Mile Chase - Tommy McMahon,
27. Harvest Home/Liverpool Hornpipe - Tommy McMahon,

Disc: 3
1. Bellharbour Reel/Tim Maloney's Reel - Chris Droney
2. Cuckoo Hornpipe - Chris Droney
3. Three Little Drummers/The Eagles Nest [Jigs] - Chris Droney
4. Burren No. 1/Chris Droney's Favourite [Reels] - Chris Droney
5. Sliam Na Gapall/The Lakes of Sligo [Polkas] - Chris Droney
6. Blue Gentian Waltz - Chris Droney
7. Roddy McCorley's March - Chris Droney
8. Treble Jig/The Battering Ram [Jigs] - Chris Droney
9. Union Reel/The Kilfenora Reel - Chris Droney
10. Tree Part Jig/The Moate Hunt [Jigs] - Chris Droney
11. Templehouse Reel/Matt Molloy's Reel - Chris Droney
12. Killy Hornpipe/The Flowing Tide (Ann's Favourite) - Chris Droney
13. Sailor's Polka/The Old Time (Rakes of Mallow) [Polkas] - Chris Droney
14. Down the Broom Reel/Sheehy's Reel - Chris Droney
15. Swinging on a Gate - Chris Droney
16. Katie's Fancy/Willie Coleman's Jig - Chris Droney
17. Blue Gentian - Chris Droney
18. Three Little Drummers & Blackthorn Stick - Chris Droney
19. Connemara Stocking - Chris Droney
20. Jolly Tinker - Chris Droney

Disc: 4
1. Paddy on the Turnpike [Reel]
2. Bunch of Rushes /The Bunch of Rushes [Concertina]
3. John Kelly's Slide/Tom Keane's Reel
4. Blackberry Blossoms /The Spike Island Lasses [Reel]
5. Heathery Breeze [Reel]
6. Delia Keane's Jig
7. Blacksmith's Charm [Hornpipe]
8. We Were Drinking and Kissing the Ladies/Old Tipperary [Jigs]
9. Rocking the Baby to Sleep [Air]
10. Eddie Dunn's [Reel]
11. Fisherman's Hornpipe
12. Sister Reels: Carney's/Clancy's Favourite/The Ravelled Hank of Yarn
13. Crooked Road to Dublin/The Duke of Leinster's Wife [Reels]
14. West Cork Reel
15. Ivy Leaf /The Ivy Leaf [Concertina]
16. Flogging Reel
17. Scattery Island Slide
18. Ebb Tide [Hornpipe]
19. Blackbird
20. Bunch of Keys [Reel]
21. Lord Wellington's Reel
22. Kitty's Rambles
23. Gilbert Clancy's/West Wind/Nellie Donovans
24. Farewell to Sean O Riada
25. Ned Stapleton's Reel
26. Sonny Brogan's/Comhra Donn
27. Lucy Campbell
28. Unknown/Thady Casey's (Frieze Britches)
29. Lord Mayo
30. Unknown/Elizabeth Keane's Slip Jig/Pat Kelly's
31. Francie Byrne's
32. Killard Reel

Disc: 5
1. Polkas: I Have a Bonnet Trimmed with Blue/The Rakes of Mallow - Tommy McMahon,
2. Reels: Farmer Moroney's/Mulvihill's Reel - Tommy McMahon,
3. Reels: Maud Millar's/Morrison's - Tommy McMahon
4. Reel: The Bucks of Oranmore
5. Waltzes: My Heart's in the Highlands/The Dewdrop
6. Jigs: The Blooming Meadows/Mullagh Jig/Ballinakill Jig - Tommy McMahon,
7. Reels: The Merry Sisters/Quilty Reel - Tommy McMahon
8. Hornpipes: The Cliff/The Derry Hornpipe - Tommy McMahon,
9. Jigs: The Rose in the Heather - Tommy McMahon
10. Reels: Flowery Mountains/Kiss the Maid Behind the Barrel/The Milliner's - Tommy McMahon,
11. Reel: A Trip to Durrow - Tommy McMahon
12. Polka: Stack Ryan's Polka
13. Set Dance: The Garden of Daises - Tommy McMahon,
14. Jigs: Andy Keone's/Saddle the Pony/Tulla Jig - Tommy McMahon
15. Set Dance: The Three Sea Captains - Tommy McMahon
16. Reels: The Boys of Ballysadare/The Five Mile Chase - Tommy McMahon,
17. Molly Put the Kettle On - Tommy McMahon,
18. Maud Millar's/Molloy's - Tommy McMahon,
19. Jig: Wandering Minstrel - Tommy McMahon,
20. Boys of Ballinahinch (The Merry Sisters)/Dick Gossip's Reel (The Quilty - Tommy McMahon,
21. Blooming Meadows - Tommy McMahon,
22. Carraroe Jig - Tommy McMahon,
23. Jackie Coleman's (Farmer Moroney's Reel)/O'brien's Reel (Mulvihill's Re - Tommy McMahon,
24. Battering Ram/Out on the Ocean - Tommy McMahon,
25. Over the Wave/Un-Titled - Tommy McMahon,
26. My Heart's in the Highlands/The Dew Drop - Tommy McMahon,
27. I Have a Bonnet Trimmed in Blue/The Rakes of Mallow - Tommy McMahon,
28. Sean Ryan's Hornpipe/Danganella Hornpipe - Tommy McMahon,
29. Swinging on a Gate/Tommy McMahon's - Tommy McMahon,

Disc: 6
1. Reel: King of the Clans
2. Set Tunes: No Title/Behind the Bush in Parkhanna
3. Jig: Kit O'Mahoney's
4. Reel: The Mountain Road
5. Reels - Tom Carey,
6. Slow Air: The Fairy Child
7. Set Dance: The Ardgroom Set
8. Barn Dance: The Barn Dance
9. Reels: Chancy Cheory/West Along the Road
10. Reel: The Morning Dew
11. Reel: Spike Island Lassies - Sean O'Dwyer
12. Jigs: Jenny's Beaver Hat
13. Reels: Toss the Feathers/Drowsy Maggie
14. Reel: The Mason's Apron
15. Flings: Sean O'Dwyer's Fling/The Kerry Hornpipe - Sean O'Dwyer
16. Jig: Kesh Jig
17. Jig: The Clare Jig (Stack's Favourite) - Tom Carey,
18. Air: Air from Thomas Moor
19. Hornpipe: The Fairy Hornpipe
20. March
21. Set Dance: Mrs O'Dwyer's Fancy
22. Jigs: Apples in Winter - Tom Carey,
23. Hornpipe: The Cuckoo's Hornpipe - Chris Droney
24. March: God Save Ireland Says the Hero - Chris Droney
25. Reels: Dublin Reel/Tear the Calico - Chris Droney
26. Jig: Maid on the Green - Russell Family
27. Reel: Skylark - Russell Family
28. Reels: Paddy Kelly's Reel/Finbarr Dwyer's - Tommy McMahon,
29. Jigs: Battering Ram'/Out of the Ocean - Tommy McMahon,
30. Jigs: Eddie Kelly's (Martin Talty's Jig)/Thomas Friel's Jig - Tommy McMahon,
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Delightful 17 Nov. 2007
By Don65 - Published on
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
What a treat to be able to listen to these old masters of the concertina.

If you enjoy Irish concertina music, this set is a "must have".
5.0 out of 5 stars This is a definitive collection for those who love traditional Irish music 21 Jan. 2015
By Dee Garcia - Published on
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
This is a definitive collection for those who love traditional Irish music, primarily that of County Clare. The craic is mighty in any house that has this collection.
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