The Chieftains 3

The Chieftains


A mighty collection of music continuing the refreshingly innovative approach of The Chieftains. The arrangements are delightful, but they never intrude on the individual musician’s prerogative to use his instrument freely and fully: a record with a heart as well as a head.

  1. Strike the Gay Harp; jig, Lord Mayo; air, The Lady on the Island, The Sailor on the Rock; reels

2. Sonny's Mazurka, Tommy Hunt's Jig

3. Eibhli Gheal Chiún Ni Chearbhaill; air, Delahunty's Hornpipe

4. The Hunter's Purse; reel

5. The March of the King of Laois

6. Carolan's Concerto

7. Tom Billy's, The Road to Lisdoonvarna, The Merry Sisters; reels

8. An Ghaoth Aneas; air

9. Lord Inchiquin

10. The Trip to Sligo; jig

11. An Raibh Tú ag an gCarraig? air

12. John Kelly's, Merrily Kiss the Quaker, Denis Murphy's; slides



Michael Tubridy; Flute, Concertina, Tin Whistle

Sean Potts; Tin Whistle

Paddy Moloney; Uilleann Pipes & Tin Whistle

Martin Fay; Fiddle

Séan Keane; Fiddle

Peadar Mercier; Bodhrán & Bones

Pat Kilduff; Lilter

Music arranged and directed by Paddy Moloney.

Recorded in London by Audio International and mixed at Air Recording Studios for Claddagh Records.