The Kinnitty Sessions

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The Kinnitty Sessions
Live album by Lúnasa
Released March 2, 2004
Recorded December 2003
Venue Kinnitty Castle
Genre Celtic
Length 40:24
Label Compass Records
Lúnasa chronology
The Kinnitty Sessions

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
The Scotsman 4/5 stars[2]
Kinnitty Castle, where the album as recorded.

The Kinnitty Sessions is an album by Lúnasa that was released in 2004 on Compass Records. It is their fifth major release, and their first on Compass Records. The album was recorded in Kinnitty Castle before a small audience. This was Donogh Hennessy's last album with Lúnasa.

The album was named Best Traditional Album by Irish Music Magazine in 2005,[3] and was nominated for "Folk Album of the Year" at the 2004 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. Stolen Purse
    (Stolen Purse, An Sioda, Brendan McMahon's Reel)
  2. Ballyogan
    (Dans Fisel, Ballyogan)
  3. Punch
    (Scottish Concerto Strathspey, Trip to Windsor, Punch in the Dark)
  4. The Dimmers
    (Jerry O'Sullivan's, The Dimmers)
  5. Island Paddy
    (Rathlin Island, Sporting Paddy)
  6. Sean in the Fog
    (Easter Sunday, Come Back With My Bloody Car, Sean Sa Cheo)
  7. Bulgarian Rock
    (Split Rock, Djinovsko Horo)
  8. The Wounded Hussar
  9. The Walrus
    (The Four Courts, Michael Kennedy's Reel)
  10. Maids in the Kitchen
    (Mrs. O'Sullivan's Jig, Chloe's Passion[5])
  11. Tie the Bonnet
    (The Pullet, Hull's Reel, Tie the Bonnet)


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