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Makem & Clancy Collection

  • 1. Place in the Choir, A
    2. Cobbler, The
    3. Dutchman, The
    4. Garden Song, The
    5. Willie Mcbride
    6. Morning Glory
    7. Four Green Fields
    8. Ballad of St. Anne's Reel
    9. Red Is the Rose
    10. Gentle Annie
    11. AR Eirinn Ni Neosfainn Ce Hi (For Ireland Won't Tell Her Name)
    12. Town of Ballybay
    13. Band Played Waltzing Matilda, The
    14. Rambles of Spring, The
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 52001

  • Credits
    ProducerArchie Fisher
    EngineerBrian Masterson

    Recording information: Windmill Lane Recording Studio, Dublin, Ireland.
    After the breakup of the world-renowned Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem, Liam Clancy and Tommy Makem decided to front their own band. The two had already established a splendid musical symbiosis in their days with the other three Clancys, which their subsequent work maintained.
    This collection of recorded material from the 1970s features a varied program of both traditional and original compositions. Both Clancy and Makem have written tunes that have since become favorites on the Irish folk circuit. Among these are Makem's "Red Is the Rose" and "Rambles of Spring." Traditional songs covered here include "The Cobbler" and the chilling war tune, "The Band Played Waltzing Matilda." "Never knew there were worse things than dyin'," Makem sings of a soldier's losing his legs in battle, in one of the best versions of this moving song.

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