Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Star of the County Down
2:42
2 Irish Heartbeat
3:52
3 Tá Mo Chleamhnas Déanta
3:32
4 Raglan Road
4:56
5 She Moved Through the Fair
4:47
6 I’ll Tell Me Ma
2:31
7 Carrickfergus
4:25
8 Celtic Ray
3:42
9 My Lagan Love
5:21
10 Marie’s Wedding
3:16

Credits

CD 1

additional lead vocals:
Kevin Conneff (1987-09 – 1988-01) (tracks 1, 3, 6)
arranger:
Van Morrison (tracks 1, 3–7, 9–10)
Paddy Moloney (tracks 1, 3–7, 9–10)
background vocals:
Mary Black (1987-09 – 1988-01) (tracks 3, 10)
June Boyce (1987-09 – 1988-01) (tracks 2, 8, 10)
Maura O’Connell (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 10)
composer:
Van Morrison (tracks 2, 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 1, 3–7, 9–10)
lyricist:
Van Morrison (tracks 2, 8)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks 3, 5–7, 9–10)
Padraic Colum (track 5)
Cathal McGarvey (track 1)
performer:
Van Morrison (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 3)
producer:
Van Morrison (tracks 1–10)
Paddy Moloney (tracks 1–10)
recording engineer:
Brian Masterson (tracks 1–10)
publisher:
Essential Music (tracks 2, 8)
recorded at:
Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland (1987-09 – 1988-01) (tracks 1–10)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 1418) (track 9)
arrangements:
Carrickfergus (track 7)
Carrickfergus (for euphonium and winds, Roberts) (track 7)
Lewis Bridal Song (track 10)
She moved through the fair (arr. Runswick) (track 5)
Star of the County Down (Oysterband arrangement) (track 1)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Carrickfergus (German version) (track 7)
later versions:
Belfast Child (track 5)
My Lagan Love (Kate Bush lyrics) (track 9)
recording of:
Carrickfergus (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 7)
Celtic Ray (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 8)
Irish Heartbeat (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 2)
I’ll Tell Me Ma (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 6)
Marie’s Wedding (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 10)
My Lagan Love (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 9)
On Raglan Road (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 4)
She Moved Through the Fair (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 5)
Star of the County Down (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 1)
Tá Mo Chleamhnas Déanta (1987-09 – 1988-01) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Dives and Lazarus (track 1)