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Come West Along The Road – Vol.1: Irish Traditional Music Treasures 1960s – 1980s

17/09/2019

This compilation series, released in 4 volumes, was originally an RTÉ TV series that started airing in 1994. The first long-form compilation volume was released on DVD in 2005; with volumes 2, 3 and 4 being released in 2007, 2010 and 2012, respectively. 1 – Jimmy Sinnott, lilting. Hornpipe: Mullingar Races 0:02:07 2 – Bothy Band. Song: Pretty Peg; Reel: Gregg’s Pipes 0:03:53 3 – Celine Hession & Donncha Ó Muimhneacháin, step dancing; Paddy Glackin, fiddle. Slip jigs: Fig for a Kiss, Kid on the Mountain 0:07:53 4 – Darach Ó Catháin. Song: Óro, ‘Sé Do Bheatha Abhaile 0:11:21 5 – Liam O’Flynn, uilleann pipes. Jig: Frieze Britches 0:13:03 6 – The Tulla Ceili Band. Reels: Pigeon on the Gate, Foxhunter’s 0:15:36 7 – Ann Byrne & Jesse Owens. Song: Lily of the West 0:18:08 8 – John, John Jnr & James Kelly, fiddles. Reels: Ceathrú Cavan, Wild Irishman 0:21:09 9 – Clannad. Song: Téir Abhaile Riú 0:23:36 10 – Mary MacNamara & Martin Hayes, concertina & fiddle. Reels: John Naughton’s, Tommy Coen’s 0:26:41 11 – Swords Mummers. March, Song: Twenty Men from Dublin Town 0:29:30 12 – Ceoltóirí Laighean. Slide: Scattery Island Slide 0:30:27 13 – Paul Brady. Song: Shamrock Shore 0:33:43 14 – Set dancers; Tulla Ceili Band 0:38:03 15 – Seán Keane, fiddle. Air: Gol na mBan san Ár 0:39:33 16 – Willie Reynolds, uilleann pipes. Reels: Rakish Paddy, Sligo Maid 0:42:01 17 – Knocknagree Set Dancers; Johnny O’Leary, accordion; Michael Duggan, fiddle; Ellen O’Leary, whistle; Kathleen O’Keeffe, whistle. Slides: Ratnawaun, Hare in the Corn 0:43:18 18 – Pádraig Ághas; Song: An Baile Atá Láimh Léi Siúd 0:45:46 19 – De Danann. Jigs: Tom Billy’s, Sean Ryan’s; Reels: Mick Hand’s, Hills of Clogher 0:50:24 20 – Colm Walsh. Song: Bonny Bunch of Roses 0:54:55 21 – Tommy Peoples, fiddle. Strathspeys; Laird of Drumblair (two versions) 0:57:48 22 – Seán Ó Cuilleanáin (John Cullinane), step dancing; Seán Ó Cearbhaill, fiddle. Hornpipe: Liverpool 1:00:42 23 – Julia Clifford, Denis Murphy, fiddles; Paddy Moloney, whistle; Des Mulkere, flute. Reel: Liffey Banks 1:02:34 24 – Nioclás Tóibín. Song: Na Pratáí Dubha 1:04:00 25 – Joe Cooley, accordion; Jack Cooley, bodhrán; Des Mulkere, banjo. Reel: Wise Maid 1:06:56 26 – Unknown boy, singing in English. Song: Four Green Fields 1:08:07 27 – Session group. Reels: Lucy Campbell’s, Sligo Maid 1:10:39 28 – Pat Kearney; Eric Benson, piano. Song: Síle Ní Ghadhra 1:12:49 29 – Wrenboys. Hornpipe: Harvest Home; Reel: Duke of Leinster 1:15:06 30 – Planxty. Song: Jolly Beggar; Reel: Wise Maid 1:18:16 31 – Seán ‘ac Dhonncha. Song: Bean an Fhir Rua 1:23:25 32 – Paddy Moloney, Sean Potts, whistles; Peadar Mercier, bodhrán. Reels: Connaught Heifers, Micho Russell’s 1:25:11 33 – Gerry Cullen, Brian Leahy, Fran McPhail. Song: Bonny Light Horseman 1:26:56 34 – Stocktons Wing. Reels: Boys of Malin, Green Fields of Tyrol, Glass of Beer 1:31:34 35 – The Ludlow Trio. Song: Butcher Boy 1:34:15 36 – Seán Ó Sé & Ceoltóirí Chualann. Song: Tá ‘na Lá 1:37:30 37 – The Dubliners. Song: I Must Away Now 1:41:20 38 – Denis O’Brien, whistle. Air: Ni ar Chnoc nó ar Ísleacht; Reel: Finbarr Dwyer’s 1:44:43 39 – Tommy Makem. Song: Leaving of Liverpool 1:48:29 40 – Session group. Reel: Maid Behind the Bar 1:51:51 41 – Frank Harte. Song: Valentine O’Hara 1:53:34 42 – Tullyvin Ceili Band. Reels: Donegal Reel, Sheehan’s, Croghan Hill 1:57:38 43 – Al O’Donnell. Song: Ramble Away 2:01:00 44 – Ceili dancers. Dance: Briseadh na Carraige 2:03:46 45 – Siamsa Tire Folk Theatre. Dramatisation of song ‘Casadh an tSúgáin’ 2:06:06 46 – Matt Molloy, flute; Donal Lunny, bouzouki. Reel: Bucks of Oranmore 2:15:18 47 – Bonus track: Meet the People 1961 2:18:08

 

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