Sunny Spells and Scattered Showers

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Sub Optimal Credits
John Doyle - guitars, acoustic guitar effects, mando-cello, vocals
John Anthony - bodhran, bass bodhran, pandeiro, shaker, iya, triangle, talking drum, djembe, high hat, clay drum, tar, dumbek
Project co-ordinator Kate Maurer

Annotation last modified on 2013-03-22 10:39 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
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1The Wind That Shakes the Barley
arranger:
Karan Casey, Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler), John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer), Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist), Winifred Horan and John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
recording of:
The Wind That Shakes the Barley (Irish ballad)
lyricist:
Robert Dwyer Joyce
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 2994)
2:56
2The Big Reel of Ballynacally / The High Hill / Flash Away the Pressing Gang
arranger:
Karan Casey, Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler), John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer), Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist), Winifred Horan and John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
medley including a recording of:
Flash Away the Pressing Gang
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
medley including a recording of:
The Big Reel of Ballynacally
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
medley including a recording of:
The High Hill
composer:
Ed Reavy
4:33
3Aililiú na Gamhna
arranger:
Karan Casey, Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler), John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer), Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist), Winifred Horan and John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
recording of:
Aililiú na Gamhna
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
3:36
4Tom Busby’s / James O’Byrne’s / The Four Posts of the Bed
arranger:
Karan Casey, Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler), John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer), Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist), Winifred Horan and John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
medley including a recording of:
James O’Byrne’s
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
medley including a recording of:
The Four Posts of the Bed
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
medley including a recording of:
Tom Busby’s
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
3:51
5Paddy Taylor’s / McFadden’s Handsome Daughter / The Narrowback / Frank’s Reel / Esther’s Reel
arranger:
Karan Casey, Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler), John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer), Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist), Winifred Horan and John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
medley including a recording of:
Esther’s Reel
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
medley including a recording of:
Frank’s Reel
composer:
John McCusker
medley including a recording of:
McFadden’s Handsome Daughter (Reel)
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
medley including a recording of:
Paddy Taylor’s (Reel #73)
composer:
Paddy Taylor (Irish flautist) and Martin Wynne (Sligo fiddler)
recording of:
The Narrowback
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
5:55
6The Unquiet Grave
arranger:
Karan Casey, Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler), John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer), Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist), Winifred Horan and John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
recording of:
The Unquiet Grave
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 51) and Child Ballads (number: 78)
version of:
Dives and Lazarus
4:52
7The Maid on the Shore
arranger:
Karan Casey, Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler), John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer), Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist), Winifred Horan and John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
recording of:
The Maid on the Shore
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 181)
4:33
8Song of the Kelpie
arranger:
Karan Casey, Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler), John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer), Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist), Winifred Horan and John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
recording of:
A Song to the Water Kelpie
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
4:53
9Mom’s Jig / Bill Nicholson’s 67th
arranger:
Karan Casey, Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler), John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer), Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist), Winifred Horan and John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
medley including a recording of:
Bill Nicholson’s 67th
composer:
Otis Tomas
medley including a recording of:
Mom’s Jig
composer:
Jerry Holland
3:50
10The Primrose Lass / Molly From Longford / The Four Kisses
arranger:
Karan Casey, Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler), John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer), Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist), Winifred Horan and John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
medley including a recording of:
Molly From Longford
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
medley including a recording of:
Primrose Lasses
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
medley including a recording of:
The Four Kisses
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
3:28
11Vanished Like the Snow
arranger:
Karan Casey, Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler), John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer), Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist), Winifred Horan and John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
recording of:
Vanished Like the Snow
lyricist and composer:
Sydney Carter
4:37
12The Kilnamona Barndance / Give the Girl Her Fourpence / My Maryanne
arranger:
Karan Casey, Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler), John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer), Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist), Winifred Horan and John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
medley including a recording of:
Give the Girl Her Fourpence
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
medley including a recording of:
My Maryanne
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
medley including a recording of:
The Kilnamona Barndance
composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
4:13
13Adieu Lovely Nancy
arranger:
Karan Casey, Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler), John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer), Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist), Winifred Horan and John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
recording of:
Adieu Lovely Nancy
lyricist and composer:
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 165)
4:44

Credits

Release

design/illustration:Grace Chang (designer)
photography:Alison Shirk
mixer, engineer and mastering:John Anthony (British producer and record executive)
assistant engineer and additional recording engineer:Rick Ridpath
producer:Johnny Cunningham (Scottish fiddler)
banjo, bodhrán, concert flute, low whistle, mandolin, nylon guitar, percussion and tin whistle:Séamus Egan (Solas founder and multi-instrumentalist)
button accordion and concertina:John Williams (accordion and concertina player)
fiddle:Winifred Horan
guest Batá drum, bodhrán, djembe, frame drum, goblet drum, shakers, talking drum, tar and triangle:John Anthony (British producer and record executive)
guitar family and mandocello:John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer)
vocals:Karan Casey
John Doyle (Irish guitarist & singer)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/2708095 [info]
ASIN:US: B000000E5M [info]