The Chieftains, Vol. 8 ()

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Track Listing
  1. Session
  2. Doctor John Hart
  3. Seán Sa Cheo
  4. An tSean Bhean Bhocht/The Fairies' Hornpipe
  5. Sea Image
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  1. Session
  2. Doctor John Hart
  3. Seán Sa Cheo
  4. An tSean Bhean Bhocht/The Fairies' Hornpipe
  5. Sea Image
  6. If I Had Maggie in the Wood
  7. An Speic Seoigheach
  8. The Dogs Among the Bushes
  9. Miss Hamilton
  10. The Job of Journeywork
  11. The Wind That Shakes the Barley/The Reel with the Beryle
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The Chieftains' second album for Columbia Records was a distinct departure from the pattern of their previous releases in its structure. The opening number, "The Session," is exuberant enough, but for a change the percussion section is relatively restrained throughout, and it's the whistles (and especially the pipes and the fiddle later) that drive the piece, for a Bolero-like opening that builds across more than four minutes. And then it's off to the gentle, lyrical "Doctor John Hart," featuring harpist Derek Bell, before ...

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