Label: Universe Productions - O.P.3 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Netherlands • Genre: Folk, World, & Country • Style: Folk
Show Details. Hide Details. In part because of Bad Woman - Various - Songs We Taught The Fuzztones being outspoken about traditional music and so-called innovation, MacMahon has become quite an icon whose role as a spokesperson may have overshadowed his abilities as a musician.
This excellent CD, MacMahon's second solo album only, should go a long way to help remind people of the latter. A retrospective in some ways, the album combines newly recorded tracks with archival recordings, like the duet with Joe Cooley recorded just before his death in We played Toss the Feathers in two versions, as we had remembered them from Joe Peggy Gordon - The Dubliners - Ballads On Tap.
Falling into a rhythm of shared comfort, we played until the music became a reverie of pleasure. Tony MacMahon Recorded at Boston College Gaelic Roots Festival, "The fairies, they say, are not immortal; they, too, know death — and the music that went over the house on the island of Inis Mhic Uileain that night was a lament for one of the fairy host that had died … " Robin Flower writing about this ghostly air in We had played this old march on The Green Linnet television series 22 years earlier and we just wanted to see if it would come back to us again!
Over to you, listener! No one has a name for thing fling which she always played, but I can still see her crouched over the fiddle in Ennis in She died inbringing a mountain of music to the grave with her.
Tony MacMahon Thanking Brendan Mulkere of In The Steppes Of Central Asia - Leonard Slatkin, Walter Susskind, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra - for playing this soulful air for me of a dull night in London many years ago, banishing depression.
I hear it again when I think of our great Ulster chieftain, the victor of Benburb, who Ritmo De La Noche - Various - I Love Latino in November — only months before the arrival of Cromwell ….
Tony MacMahon Though this tune has been called a slip-jig, its structure falls strictly within the realms of a double jig. Important to note, however, that because of its unusual phrasing, this is certainly a more complex tune than the usual double jig. Off we went to a dreary hall next day and played for an hour. We got fed up, packed up, went for a drink — and never mentioned the record again! Just goes to show that you should always be sober when making great plans! He played, the shadow of a smile hovering around the Peggy Gordon - The Dubliners - Ballads On Tapbeatific, as always, in the love of music.
Never since his death have I heard wiser words, nor had a rebuke delivered with such elegant indulgence! The light of heaven to your soul, dear Peadar. We all sensed that Cooley was leaving us. We played these tunes towards the end of the night. It was an honour and a sadness to play with the master ….
Tony MacMahon Memories of my first visit to Brittany in — all those stirring marches from the Bagad Belimor, the elegant Breton dances, the fish and tawney Muscadet at night in le Port de Peche and the airy conversations with Soazig — the way she had of looking into the far distance with eyes of lightest blue …. We played Irish airs for coppers on the streets of unknown cities and lived like kings!
Who said that youth was wasted on the young? It was August and the Bagad Bleimor poured this thrilling march over hot asphalt and burnt kerosene. Kerry in or aboutof a collection of manuscripts and books in the Irish language. The books belonged to him and his grief is immortalised in this air.
Prejudice banished, I now play it as often as I can! We muttered praise to each other as we played this old march — how good it was to have Barney back with us, just out of hospital — glorying in a shared music of abandon! Engineer: Calum Malcolm. August Eamon Andrews Studios, Dublin. Engineer: Brian Masterson. Engineer: George Doherty. Pebble Beach Sound Records, Whorting. Engineers: Tony and Eli Platt.
February Mixed Peggy Gordon - The Dubliners - Ballads On Tap Polydor Studios, London. Engineer: Mike Couture. April Spectrum Studios, Venice California. Engineer: Arne Frager. Magic Power - Lassie Records Best. Notes In part because of his being outspoken about traditional music and so-called innovation, MacMahon has become quite an icon whose role as a spokesperson may have overshadowed his abilities as a musician.
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