The Last Session: A Fond Farewell

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The Last Session
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The Last Session: A Fond Farewell is an album that contains Ronnie Drew's final recordings, released in November 2008, three months after his death it charted in Ireland at No.18. It was produced by Hugh Buckley and featured Ronnie duetting with special guests Damien Dempsey, Mary Coughlan and Emmanuel Lawler on songs recorded in a traditional jazz style, and thus hinting Ronnie's longlife passion for jazz music. It was recorded in Silverwood Studios in Wicklow.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out" (3:44)
    (Cox) Henrees Music Co
  2. "September Song" (3:03)
    (Weill) Warner/Chappell North America
  3. "Rainy Night In Soho" (Duet with Damien Dempsey) (4:49)
    (MacGowan) Perfect Songs Ltd
  4. "For Ronnie" (Guitar Solo Hugh Buckley) (3:21)
    (Buckley/St John) Liffey Publishing Ltd/Saint Music
  5. "The Last Wave" (2:09)
    (Fanning) Liffey Music Limited
  6. "We Had It All" (Duet with Mary Coughlan) (3:21)
    (Hanrahan) Hannah Music
  7. "The Auld Triangle" (4:22)
    (Behan) Keith Prowse Music Publishing
  8. "Molly Malone" (2:50)
    (Trad Arr Buckley) Liffey Publishing Ltd
  9. "Love's Own Sweet Song" (Duet with Emmanuel Lawler) (3:43)
    (Kalman/Cushing/Heath) Edward B. Marks Music Company
  10. "Inspiration For The Bards" - "Until Spring" (poem) (2:11)
    (Buckley) Liffey Publishing Ltd