Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Star of the County Down
2:41
A2 Irish Heartbeat
3:52
A3 Tá Mo Chleamhnas Déanta
3:31
A4 Raglan Road
4:43
A5 She Moved Through the Fair
4:44
B1 I’ll Tell Me Ma
2:29
B2 Carrickfergus
4:23
B3 Celtic Ray
3:47
B4 My Lagan Love
5:19
B5 Marie’s Wedding
3:17

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

additional lead vocals:
Kevin Conneff (tracks A1, A3, B1)
arranger:
Paddy Moloney (tracks A1, A3–B2, B4–B5)
Van Morrison (tracks A1, A3–B2, B4–B5)
background vocals:
Mary Black (tracks A3, B5)
June Boyce (tracks A2, B3, B5)
Maura O’Connell (track B5)
composer:
Van Morrison (tracks A2, B3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks A1, A3–B2, B4–B5)
lyricist:
Van Morrison (tracks A2, B3)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (tracks A3, A5–B2, B4–B5)
Padraic Colum (track A5)
Cathal McGarvey (track A1)
performer:
Van Morrison (track A3)
producer:
Paddy Moloney (tracks A1–B5)
Van Morrison (tracks A1–B5)
recording engineer:
Brian Masterson (tracks A1–B5)
publisher:
Essential Music (tracks A2, B3)
recorded at:
Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland (1987-09 – 1988-01) (tracks A1–B5)
part of:
Roud Folk Song Index (number: 1418) (track B4)
arrangements:
Carrickfergus (track B2)
Carrickfergus (for euphonium and winds, Roberts) (track B2)
Lewis Bridal Song (track B5)
She moved through the fair (arr. Runswick) (track A5)
Star of the County Down (Oysterband arrangement) (track A1)
is the basis for:
Young Men and Maids (track A1)
later parody versions:
later translated versions:
Carrickfergus (German version) (track B2)
later versions:
Belfast Child (track A5)
My Lagan Love (Kate Bush lyrics) (track B4)
recording of:
Carrickfergus (track B2)
Celtic Ray (track B3)
Irish Heartbeat (track A2)
I’ll Tell Me Ma (track B1)
Marie’s Wedding (track B5)
My Lagan Love (track B4)
On Raglan Road (track A4)
referred to in medleys:
version of:
Dives and Lazarus (track A1)