The Chieftains 5

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The Chieftains 5
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Studio album by The Chieftains
Released 1975
Genre Celtic
Length 44:39
Label Claddagh
Producer Paddy Moloney
The Chieftains chronology
The Chieftains 4
(1973)
The Chieftains 5
(1975)
The Chieftains 6: Bonaparte's Retreat
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link

The Chieftains 5 is an album by The Chieftains. It was the band's first album as a professional group. Derek Bell played the tiompan (the Irish hammered dulcimer) for the first time on this album. This was also the last album appearance of Peader Mercier before he left the group.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Timpán Reel" – 3:12
  2. "Tabhair dom do Lámh (Give me your Hand)" – 2:37
  3. "Three Kerry Polkas" – 2:54
  4. "Ceol Bhriotánach (Breton Music)" – 5:08
  5. "The Chieftains' Knock on the Door" – 7:16
  6. "The Robber's Glen" – 3:51
  7. "An Ghé agus Grá Geal (The Goose & Bright Love)" – 3:23
  8. "The Humours of Carolan" – 8:26
  9. "Samhradh, Samhradh (Summertime, Summertime)" – 4:07
  10. "Kerry Slides" – 3:45

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