Farewell and Remember Me
|Farewell and Remember Me|
|Studio album by The Boys of the Lough|
|Recorded||Rel Studios, Edinburgh|
|Producer||Peter Harris and Boys of the Lough|
|The Boys of the Lough chronology|
Farewell and Remember Me is an album by The Boys of the Lough, released in 1987.
There are 4 songs and 6 instrumental tracks on the album which is unusual in giving so much prominence to the uilleann bagpipes. It is sometimes considered[by whom?] to be the best album by The Boys of the Lough. The tunes are mainly sourced from Irish and Scottish traditions, some of them never previously recorded.
- "Sean But/ Tommy People's/ The Lark in the Morning" (jigs) (All traditional)
- "The Leitrim Queen" (song) (Ian Burns)
- "Lucky Can Du Link Ony/ Pottinger's/ Billy Nicholson" (reels) (Trad/ Tom Anderson/ Trad)
- "Farewell and Remember Me" (song) (J Chalmers)
- "Angus Polka no 1/ Angus Polka No 2/ Donegal Barn Dance" (All trad)
- "An Spailpin Fanach (sung in Gaelic)/ The One-Horned Buck" (reel) (Trad/ Trad)
- "Valentia Harbour (air)/ The Jug of Punch (reel)/ MacArthur Road" (reel) (All trad)
- "Lovely Ann" (unaccompanied song) (Trad)
- "The Holly Bush/ The New Ships Are Sailing" (reels) (All trad)
- "The Waterford Waltz/ The Stronsay Waltz" (Trad/ Trad)
The listing above is as printed on the album package. Compare: a more complete and correct track listing at irishtune.info.
- Aly Bain - fiddle
- Cathal McConnell - flute, whistle, vocals
- Dave Richardson - concertina, mandolin, cittern
- Christy O'Leary - uilleann pipes, whistle, vocals
- John Coakley - guitar, piano, bodhran, mandoline, fiddle
- Guest: Ron Shaw - cello on "Farewell and Remember Me"
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