The McGarrigle Hour

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The McGarrigle Hour
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Studio album by Kate & Anna McGarrigle
Released October 13, 1998
Recorded 1998
Genre Folk
Length 68:54
Label Hannibal Records HNCD 1417
Producer Joe Boyd
Kate & Anna McGarrigle chronology
Matapédia
(1996)Matapédia1996
The McGarrigle Hour
(1998)
La vache qui pleure
(2003)La vache qui pleure2003
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The McGarrigle Hour is the eighth album by Kate & Anna McGarrigle, released in 1998.

The album was recorded at a family gathering, including Kate's former husband Loudon Wainwright III, their son and daughter Rufus Wainwright and Martha Wainwright, Anna's husband Dane Lanken, their son and daughter Sylvan Lanken and Lily Lanken, and Kate and Anna's sister Jane McGarrigle.

Several of the McGarrigle sisters' friends and collaborators, including Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Chaim Tannenbaum, Joel Zifkin and Philippe Tatartcheff, also appear on the album.

The combo perform a mix of traditional folk tunes, pop standards and original material by the participants.

The album won the Juno Award for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year - Group at the Juno Awards of 1999.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "School Days" (Loudon Wainwright III) – 2:52
  2. "Skip Rope Song" (Jesse Winchester) – 2:34
  3. "Gentle Annie" (Stephen Foster) – 2:59
  4. "Alice Blue Gown" (Joseph McCarthy, Harry Tierney) – 2:39
  5. "Porte en arrière" (D. L. Menard) – 3:05
  6. "What'll I Do?" (Irving Berlin) – 3:37
  7. "Dig My Grave" (Traditional) – 2:38
  8. "Cool River" (Anna McGarrigle, Audrey Bean) – 3:32
  9. "Heartburn" (Rufus Wainwright) – 2:28
  10. "NaCl (Sodium Chloride)" (Anna McGarrigle) – 2:30
  11. "Bon Voyage" (Jacques Laure, Danny Small) – 3:25
  12. "Allez-vous en" (Cole Porter) – 3:43
  13. "Green, Green Rocky Road" (Traditional) – 3:54
  14. "Young Love" (Rick Cartey, Carole Joyner) – 3:23
  15. "Year of the Dragon" (Martha Wainwright) – 5:20
  16. "Forever and the Same" (Anna McGarrigle, Philippe Tatartcheff) – 3:29
  17. "Talk to Me of Mendocino" (Kate McGarrigle) – 2:58
  18. "Baltimore Fire" (Traditional) – 3:15
  19. "Johnny's Gone to Hilo" (Traditional) – 3:09
  20. "Time On My Hands" (Chaim Tannenbaum) – 4:15
  21. "Goodnight Sweetheart" (Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly, Ray Noble) – 2:09

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