The Chieftains (album)

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The Chieftains
The Chieftains 1.jpg
Studio album by The Chieftains
Released 1964
Recorded Morgan O'Sullivan of Peter Hunt Studios, Dublin
Genre Irish folk music
Length 41:59
Label Claddagh
Producer Paddy Moloney
The Chieftains chronology
Chieftains
(1964)
Chieftains 2
(1969)Chieftains 21969
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

The Chieftains is the first album released by the Irish musical group The Chieftains in 1964. The album is now sometimes referred to as The Chieftains 1 due to the numbering system of their later albums. It was one of the first folk albums to be recorded in stereo.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks traditional compositions

  1. "Sé Fáth mo Bhuartha / The Lark on the Strand / An Fhallaingín Mhuimhneach / Trim the Velvet"  – 7:38
  2. "An Comhra Donn / Murphy's Hornpipe"  – 4:30
  3. "Cailín na Gruaige Doinne" (The Brown-Haired Girl)  – 2:40
  4. "Comb Your Hair and Curl It / The Boys of Ballisodare"  – 3:00
  5. "The Musical Priest / The Queen of May"  – 3:25
  6. "The Walls of Liscarroll Jig"  – 2:31
  7. "An Dhruimfhionn Donn Dílis"  – 2:00
  8. "The Connemara Stocking / The Limestone Rock / Dan Breen's"  – 2:40
  9. "Casadh an tSúgan"  – 3:38
  10. "The Boy in the Gap"  – 1:12
  11. "Saint Mary's, Church Street / Garret Barry, The Battering Ram / Kitty goes a-Milking, Rakish Paddy"  – 6:39

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eder, Bruce. "The Chieftains 1 - The Chieftains | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 26 April 2014. 

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