Cathie Ryan - Cathie Ryan
Track Listing
  1. Garden Valley
  2. Slán Abhaile
  3. Eveline
  4. The 12th of July (Lament for the Children)
  5. When Detroit Was Burning
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  1. Garden Valley
  2. Slán Abhaile
  3. Eveline
  4. The 12th of July (Lament for the Children)
  5. When Detroit Was Burning
  6. You and I in the One Bed Lie
  7. Ned of the Hill
  8. White Dress
  9. Shades of Gloria
  10. Dark Moll of the Glen
  11. Sheáin Bháin
  12. It's a Long Road That Has No Turn
  13. Oró Mo Bháidín
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Michigan native Cathie Ryan used to sing for Cherish the Ladies, and the sound of her solo debut is, as she puts it, "Kerry and Tipperary with a Detroit accent." Many of the tunes, such as "Ned of the Hill" and the lovely "Garden Valley" are traditional Irish fare and are presented in a more or less traditional manner. But there's also a strong country influence at work here -- "White Dress" is a straight-ahead country waltz, and check out the drums and dobro on "Shades of Gloria." Ryan's voice is clear, rich and lovely, ...

Cathie Ryan 1997, Shanachie Records

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