Show 005 – These Button Boxes Ain?t for Sewing (2018-03-03)

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Katie has assembled a fine playlist featuring button accordion players, both traditional and contemporary, such as James Keane, Martin Quinn, Joe Burke, Joe Cooley, and Sharon Shannon. There are so many great box players out there that we couldn?t fit them all into two hours.


# Track >Artist Release
1 Return to Camdentown / Miss Thornton’s / The Repeal of the Union James Keane With Friends Like These
2 Showman’s Fancy / Off to California Johnny B. Connolly Bridgetown
3 Timmy Clifford’s / The Return Home / O’ot Be Est Da Vong / John Joe Casey’s Solas Solas
4 Big John’s Nomos Set You Free
5 An Spailpin Fanach Dervish Decade
6 The Humours of Drinagh / The Trip to Athlone Noel Hill & Tony MacMahon In Knocknagree
7 McNamara’s / The Carricknagavna Barndance Angelina Carberry & Martin Quinn Angelina Carberry & Martin Quinn
8 The Wise Maid Joe Cooley Cooley
9 New York Jig / The Geese in the Bog John Whelan Celtic Roots (Spirit Of Dance)
10 Humours of Ballyconnell / Eel in the Sink / Star Of Munster John Whelan Celtic Roots (Spirit Of Dance)
11 The Big Mistake Sharon Shannon Out the Gap
12 Track 11 Joe Cooley Cooley
13 O’Carolan?s Welcome / A Fig for a Kiss / The Whistling Thief Chulrua Barefoot on the Altar
14 Top It Off-Jig Gan Ainm-Kilkenny Jig-Alasdruim’s March Danu Road Less Traveled
15 Blackbird Sharon Shannon Spellbound – Best of Sharon Shannon
16 Master Seamus’ / Bunker Hill Dermot Byrne Dermot Byrne
17 Reilly, Of the White Hill Billy McComisky Music of Ed Reavy
18 An tSeanbhan Bhocht Séamus Begley & Oisín Mac Diarmada Le Cheile
19 Going for a Soldier Jenny / The Chandelier The Alt The Alt
20 Aililiu Na Gamhna Angelina Carberry & Martin Quinn Angelina Carberry & Martin Quinn
21 The Wiggly Jigs (Pancake Tuesday / The Broad Walk / Professor Delbert’s Birthday) Solas Another Day
22 Mouth Music / Eddie Curran’s Favorite Dolores Keane & John Faulkner Broken Hearted I’ll Wander
23 The Banks of the Red Roses De Danann The Best of De Danann
24 Down the Lane Nomos Set You Free
25 Carty’s Reels Michael Hubbert and Mickie Zekley Mooncoin
26 The Gambler (A Gullible’s Travels) Alan Reid & Rob Van Sante The Dear Green Place
27 Reels: Dinny O’Brien’s / The Sweetheart Reel / Paddy Kenny’s Téada Ainneoin Na Stoirme / In Spite Of The Storm
28 Michael J. Kennedy Plays The Cuckoo’s Nest Grey Larsen And Paddy League The Green House
29 Tom Ward’s Downfall / Farewell to Ireland / Dillon’s Fancy James Keane That’s the Spirit
30 The Bucks of Oranmore Joe Burke Bucks of Oranmore