Live at Passim
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||The Kincora Jig / Behind the Haystack||Boys of the Lough||3:22||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||The Day Dawn (Listening Tune)/Pit Borrowed Claes/Da Fashion O'Delting Lasses/Da Peerie||Boys of the Lough||3:32||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||General Guinness (Song)||Boys of the Lough||2:49||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||The Boys of Twenty-Five/The Boyne Hunt/Chase Her Through the Garden (Irish Reels)||Boys of the Lough||2:27||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||The Flower of Magherally (Song)||Boys of the Lough||3:32||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||The Hound and the Hare||Boys of the Lough||6:27||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||The Cameron Highlanders/The Balkan Hills/The Atholl and Breadalbane Gathering (Scots Marches)||Boys of the Lough||3:48||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||The New Set: The Golden Slipper/The Streamstown Jig/Johnny McLlijohn's Reel/Sonny's Marzurka||Boys of the Lough||4:20||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||The Shores of Lough Bran (Song)||Boys of the Lough||2:56||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||Ar Eirinn Ni' Neosfainn Ce Hi (Slow Air)/The Whinny Hills of Leitrim/Another Jig Will Do (Slip Jigs)||Boys of the Lough||4:37||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||The Darling Baby (Song)||Boys of the Lough||3:01||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
||The Nine Points of Roguery (Irish Reels)||Boys of the Lough||3:59||0,99 €||View In iTunes|
The Boys of the Lough influenced countless other traditional Irish groups in the early '70s, and the reissue of their classic live album (recorded in 1974 at the legendary Passim club in Harvard Square) is cause for rejoicing. At that time, the quartet consisted of mandolinist Dave Richardson, flutist Cathal McDonnell, the legendary fiddler Aly Bain, and Robin Morton on bodhran and concertina. Apart from the raw-edged but sprightly jigs and reels that one would expect, the set also includes a couple of hilarious songs and an interesting number called "The Hound and the Hare," a tone poem complete with baying dogs and the rabbit's screaming death. One wonders whether there might not have been some outtakes available to lengthen the CD program (this is a 20-year-old recording, after all, being reissued at full price), but it's still a wise investment. Highly recommended.
Years Active: '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s