Irish Folk Airs: The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem and their families

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  • Irish Folk Airs: The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem and their families
    • 1967 - Tradition/Everest TR 2083 LP (USA)
  • Side One
    1. Paper of Pins — Peg & Bobby Clancy
    2. I Know Where I'm Going — Peg & Bobby Clancy
    3. As I Roved Out — Bobby Clancy & Tommy Makem
    4. The Cobbler — Tommy Makem & his mother Sarah Makem
    5. Whiskey You're the Devil — Liam Clancy
    6. All Around the Loney O — Peg & Bobby Clancy
  • Side Two
    1. The Moonshiner — Tom Clancy
    2. Me Grandfather Died — Peg & Bobby Clancy
    3. Medley — The Grandchildren
      1. Shelley Kee Bookey
      2. Around to The Butcher Shop
      3. One Two Three
    4. The Little Beggarman — Tommy Makem & his mother Sarah Makem
    5. The Real Old Mountain Dew — Patrick Clancy
    6. The Woman from Wexford — Peg & Bobby Clancy
    7. I'll Tell My Ma — Peg & Bobby Clancy

Sleeve Notes

Whenever and wherever the Clancy Clan collect there is sure to be music — and wherever there is music — they sing, as that is their way of life. Add to this the warmth of each individual of the clan — and you would sing too.

This collection of Irish Folk Airs, is the second of two sing-songs which started with Tradition #2060 "AT HOME WITH THE CLANCY BROTHERS AND TOMMY MAKEM AND THEIR FAMILIES" and features the singing of Peg, Bobby, Tom, Patrick, Liam Clancy and Tommy Makem and his mother, Sarah.

Though all of the songs were originally sung unaccompanied, the guitar, harmonica, tin whistle, and Irish harp are now widely used. Often in the evening around the fire, the grown-ups would lead in a song while the children would join in on the chorus. Out of this atmosphere of freshness and beauty, the happy mornings, the wintry evenings, the loves and tragedies of the people, has come a great wealth of songs and music, as presented in this latest offering by the Clancy Brothers, Tommy Makem and their families.