Cold Blow and the Rainy Night

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Cold Blow and the Rainy Night
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Studio album by Planxty
Released 1974
Recorded August, 1974,
at Sarm Studios, Whitechapel, UK
Genre Irish folk music
Length 45:44
Label Polydor Records, Shanachie Records
Producer Phil Coulter
Planxty chronology
The Well Below the Valley
(1973)
Cold Blow and the Rainy Night
(1974)
After The Break
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]

Cold Blow and the Rainy Night is the third album by the Irish folk group Planxty. It was recorded in Sarm Studios, Whitechapel, London during August 1974 and released the same year.[2]:189–204 It takes its title from the third song on the album, Cold Blow and the Rainy Night.

Track listing[edit]

All titles are traditional arranged by Planxty, except where indicated.

  1. "Johnny Cope" (song & hornpipe) – 5:16
  2. "Dennis Murphy's Polka"/"The 42-Pound Cheque"/"John Ryan's Polka" (polkas) – 3:07
  3. "Cold Blow And The Rainy Night" (song) – 2:40
  4. "'P' Stands For Paddy, I Suppose" (song) – 4:36
  5. "The Old Torn Petticoat"/"The Dublin Reel"/"The Wind That Shakes The Barley" (reels) – 3:46
  6. "Băneasă's Green Glade"/"Mominsko Horo" (song/Balkan dance) – 5:48
    (Andy Irvine)/(Trad., Arr. Irvine-Lunny)
  7. "The Little Drummer" (song) – 3:16
  8. "The Lakes Of Pontchartrain" (song) – 5:48
  9. "The Hare In The Corn"/"The Frost Is All Over"/"The Gander In The Pratie Hole" (jigs) – 4:22
  10. "The Green Fields Of Canada" (song) – 6:55

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cold Blow and the Rainy Night at AllMusic
  2. ^ O'Toole, Leagues (2006). The Humours of Planxty. Ireland: Hodder Headline. ISBN 0-340-83796-9.