Whatever Tickles Your Fancy

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Whatever Tickles Your Fancy
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Studio album by Christy Moore
Released 1975
Recorded Ashling Studio, Rathgar
Genre Folk
Length 38:56
Label Polydor
Producer Dominic Behan, Christy Moore
Christy Moore chronology
Prosperous
(1972)Prosperous1972
Whatever Tickles Your Fancy
(1975)
Christy Moore
(1976)Christy Moore1976

Whatever Tickles Your Fancy is the third solo album by Irish folk musician Christy Moore, released in 1975.

Since his last album Prosperous in 1972, Christy had recorded three albums with Planxty. He left Planxty soon after, only to realise he had no profile as a solo artist in Ireland. Through playing with Jimmy Faulkner, Declan McNelis, and later Kevin Burke, they soon started to form the basis for an album recording.

The album was recorded in Ashling Studios.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are traditional compositions, arranged by Christy Moore; except where indicated

  1. "Home by Barna"
  2. "January Man" (Dave Goulder)
  3. "The Moving on Song (Go! Move! Shift!)" (Ewan McColl)
  4. "Bunch of Thyme"
  5. "Tippin' it Up to Nancy"
  6. "The Ballad of Timothy Evans" (Ewan McColl, Peggy Seeger)
  7. "Who Put the Blood"
  8. "One Last Cold Kiss" (Felix Pappalardi, Gail Collins)
  9. "Trip to Roscoff" (Christy Moore)
  10. "Van Diemen's Land" (arranged by Christy Moore and Dónal Lunny)

Personnel[edit]

  • Christy Moore - vocals, guitar
  • Jimmy Faulkner - guitars
  • Dónal Lunny - guitar, bouzouki, bodhrán, synthesizer, vocals
  • Declan McNelis - bass
  • Kevin Burke - fiddle
  • Robbie Brennan - drums

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