The Chieftains 8

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The Chieftains 8
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Studio album by The Chieftains
Released 1978
Genre Celtic
Label Columbia
Producer Paddy Moloney; Lawrence Cohn (re-release)
The Chieftains chronology
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

The Chieftains 8 is an album by The Chieftains. Originally recorded for Claddagh Records and released in 1978, it was re-released on Columbia Records. It is the last of the group's albums recorded before members Seán Potts and Michael Tubridy left the band. The band performed "If I Had Maggie In The Wood" on Saturday Night Live in March 1979.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Session"
  2. "Doctor John Hart"
  3. "Seán Sa Cheo"
  4. "An tSean Bhean Bhocht/The Fairies' Hornpipe"
  5. "Sea Image"
  6. "If I Had Maggie In The Wood"
  7. "An Speic Seoigheach"
  8. "The Dogs Among The Bushes"
  9. "Miss Hamilton"
  10. "The Job Of Journeywork"
  11. "The Wind that Shakes the Barley/The Reel With The Beryle"



  1. ^ Eder, Bruce. The Chieftains 8 at AllMusic