The Planxty Collection ()

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  1. The Jolly Beggar-Reel
  2. Merrily Kissed the Quaker
  3. The Lakes of Pontchartrain
  4. The Blacksmith
  5. The Hare in the Corn/The Frost Is All Over/The Gander in the Pratie Hole
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  1. The Jolly Beggar-Reel
  2. Merrily Kissed the Quaker
  3. The Lakes of Pontchartrain
  4. The Blacksmith
  5. The Hare in the Corn/The Frost Is All Over/The Gander in the Pratie Hole
  6. Cliffs of Dooneen
  7. Cúnla
  8. Pat Reilly
  9. Bean Phaidin
  10. Raggle Taggle Gypsy/Tabhair Dom Do Lamh
  11. Denis Murphy's Polka/The £42 Cheque/John Ryan's Polka
  12. As I Roved Out
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This is an excellent sampler that spans Irish legend Planxty's first (and best) four albums. Beginning with "The Jolly Beggar Reel" from the eponymous debut, The Planxty Collection skillfully navigates deft instrumental offerings like "The Hare in the Corn/the Frost Is All Over" and "Denis Murphy's Polka," but spends much of its time displaying the band's peerless ballads and pre-19th century folk songs. Andy Irvine, whose blistering rendition of "The Blacksmith" and deeply affecting lament "As I Roved Out" serve as ...

The Planxty Collection 1989, Shanachie Records

UPC: 016351791221

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