The Well Below the Valley (album)

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The Well Below the Valley
Studio album by
RecordedJune 18-30, 1973
StudioEscape Studios, Kent, England
GenreIrish folk music
LabelPolydor Records
Shanachie Records
ProducerPhil Coulter
Planxty chronology
The Well Below the Valley
Cold Blow and the Rainy Night
Alternative cover
The Well Below the Valley German cover
The Well Below the Valley German cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars [1]

The Well Below the Valley is the second album by the Irish folk group Planxty. It was recorded at Escape Studios in Kent, England, from 18 June 1973 until the end of the month, and was released later that year.[2]:169-186 It takes its title from the sixth song on the album, "The Well Below the Valley".

Track listing[edit]

All titles are Traditional, arranged by Planxty, except track 12.

  1. "Cúnla" (song) – 3:54
  2. "Pat Reilly" (song) – 3:15
  3. "The Kid on the Mountain"/"An Phis Fhliuch" (slip jigs) – 3:49
  4. "As I Roved Out (Andy)" (song) – 5:19
  5. "The Dogs Among the Bushes"/"Jenny's Wedding" (reels) – 2:37
  6. "The Well Below the Valley" (song) – 5:30
  7. "Hewlett" (waltz) – 2:30
  8. "Bean Pháidin" (song) – 3:42
  9. "The Fisherman's Lilt"/"Cronin's Hornpipe" (hornpipes) – 3:14
  10. "As I Roved Out (Christy)" (song) – 3:49
  11. "Humours of Ballyloughlin" (jig) – 2:11
  12. "Time Will Cure Me" (song) – 5:23
    (Andy Irvine)



  1. ^ The Well Below the Valley at AllMusic
  2. ^ O'Toole, Leagues (2006). The Humours of Planxty. Ireland: Hodder Headline. ISBN 03-4083-796-9.